Western General Store Home Decor

Christmas Tree

This is my version of the pallet wood Christmas Tree. This tree is made with mahogany since we have plenty of it in our shop.

A mahogany base is screwed and glued onto a dagger board drop. My husband makes dagger boards for sailboats. They are used to keep the boat from sliding sideways during sailing.

Mahogany boards are screwed … Read More

Rustic Tray

Trays are good to have around during the holidays. Use them to serve your guests or decorate with your favorite holiday décor. Take this idea and make it your own.

I cut 4 pallet boards 13 1/2″ long. I used a nail gun to nail 2 boards 19 3/4″ long to the back of the 4 short boards.

I cut … Read More

Horseshoe Cup Holder

This project is a Horseshoe Cup Holder made with wood and Tiny Horseshoes. I drew a design for the feet and cut it on the scroll saw.

I glued them onto a wood post and painted it a rustic gray. I screwed on the horseshoes including one on top.

You could add more horseshoes and spray paint it your desired … Read More

Horseshoe Wreath

I have always wanted to make a horseshoe wreath, but since I’m not a welder, I created a new way to make it.

I used #6 x 3/4″ pan head machine screws and nuts. I did enlarge a few holes on the drill press so the screws would fit.

These are large cast iron horseshoes. You could use steel horseshoes … Read More

Springtime Crafts

Spring is just around the corner so time to bring out the colors of spring.

It’s easy to make a Spring Hat Wreath. I had this sun hat and found a flower garland at the craft store to wrap around it. I wired on a burlap bow and a twine hanger for the top.

Make a horseshoe candle holder by … Read More

Hearts

Hearts are the theme today to spread some love around the world!

I made these two lariat hearts by simply using a 44″ piece of lariat, pulling it into the shape of a heart and wrapping with red leather lace, leaving enough excess for a tassel.

I could stop right there. You can hang these anywhere and I thought they … Read More

Western Garland

This Western Garland is a new item. What fun you can have with this! It’s made of metal or tin with coiled wire and painted brown. It is 8 foot long with a loop on each end to attach anywhere you want. You can spray paint the whole thing a different color or multi colors. You could paint each piece … Read More

Decorative Horseshoes

Decorating horseshoes is fun and easy and great for kids. Our Large Horseshoe is a perfect size for this. Here are a few ideas to spark your imagination. If you’re giving as a gift you can personalize it, decorating with what that special person likes. This one has leather lacing and pewter Star Tacks.

This horseshoe has turquoise leather cord, … Read More

July 4th Wreath

July 4th is around the corner! Time to make a patriotic wreath. I found all this burlap ribbon on sale last year and have been saving it just for this. There are lots of videos on making burlap wreaths and bows so you can do it! I used a wood cut out horse from a previous post and painted it … Read More

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