Hi friends! Today, I thought I would share a few DIY projects I have made using one of my favorite crafting tools…a jigsaw! Yes, technically it is a power tool, but it is so easy to use, everyone should give it a try.
A jigsaw is the perfect multi purpose tools for a DIYer. They are affordable, and simple to use. I purchased an inexpensive Ryobi jigsaw from Home Depot for less than $30. I also use inexpensive sheets of MDF (medium-density fibre board) for my projects, and my jigsaw cuts them quickly and easily.
Jigsaws have a small, thin blade and are made to easily cut curves. In fact, this curvy frame was the very first project I did with my jigsaw after seeing Stacy’s Funky Frame Tutorial from Not Just a Housewife . I drew a funky shape onto a piece of MDF and just went for it. I sanded, painted, and glazed it and taped an 8×10 picture of our family to the back.
This oversized letter was a quick and inexpensive way to add a big statement to our bathroom makeover.
I used my Silhouette machine to cut a big vintage style hello sign out of card stock, then used the card stock as a template for my jigsaw.
With my latest project, I got creative with my jigsaw and some chalkboard paint and made a year round wreath for our front door.
All of these jigsaw projects are so quick and easy. In fact, I made each of these during my toddler’s nap time! If you are itching to get creative with a jigsaw, I did a step-by-step tutorial for my vintage style hello sign and have even more tips on my chalkboard wreath tutorial.
I’d love for you to keep up on my new posts and recipes by clicking on these cute buttons below, or follow me on Facebook and Twitter. You can also find me on Pinterest, that’s my favorite place to hang out and I’d love to see you there!
Thanks for reading!
Did you miss my last post? Ten Bloggers to Follow On Pinterest
5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights
My five FAVORITE recipes for busy families!
- Quick to make
- Light on your budget
- Easy to clean-up
- and...most important...absolutely DELICIOUS