create something like this as an alternative to the ugly plastic baby gates

DIY Baby and Dog Gate: Easy and Inexpensive Project

LOVE this baby gate! I wish I was handier! We are on our 3rd baby gate, and it's half broken:) #baby #kids #DIY

Easy Custom DIY Baby Gate - For Luke!

Retract-A-Gate ~ Retractable Dog Gate

House shelving unit!

Pocket gate for kids or pets. One of the best ideas I've ever seen.

Created a rustic tv stand from old palettes.

Oh I love! This would have been perfect for Aaron! Maybe the kid after this one. Unfortunately the new one was locally grown in Nevada... haha

dutch door as baby gate!

Screen for ugly a/c in the back yard

4x8 foam insulation boards from Home Depot covered in fabric = gorgeous DIY upholstered wall hangings... or put them together creating a cool headboard

Metal Wall Bins - Repurposed Antique Barn Wood with Antique Bread Pans by KnickofTime

A shelf...then stuff won't fall behind them. Brilliant!

Vintage shutter used to create a bathroom shelf

Cool pet gate

"Glue a cheap floor-length mirror to an old door frame."

old wrought iron fence and planks

Why in the world were strollers so ugly when my kids were little???? This is so cute!

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