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The Plant: Grow Pizza in the Garden
Gather up the kids to plant a little pie.
The Plant: Grow Pizza in the Garden
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Mason Jar Marvels: Making Butter
Heavy cream, a lidded mason jar, and some serious elbow grease are all you need to make fresh butter at home.
Mason Jar Marvels: Making Butter
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How to Build a Failproof Fire
Master the art of the teepee, the only indoor fire making method you’ll ever need to know.
How to Build a Failproof Fire
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Cut Your Own Bangs
Cut your salon visits in half by braving and mastering bang trimming basics.
Cut Your Own Bangs

Build a Fire, Tie a Tie, Bake a Pie.
Learn all the Back to Basics skills your grandparents knew but never taught you – from limoncello to light bulbs, sewing bees to buzzing ones.

At Old School we like to grow things, make things, and fix things, then share them with you – all with a nod to what’s realistically doable in your everyday life.

Stop pinning. Start doing.

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Craft Tea Stained Gift Tags
Use a black tea brew to add a perfectly aged look to holiday gift tags, lace, yarn, ribbon, even muslin.
Craft Tea Stained Gift Tags
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A Timeout for Time: Craft a Garden Sundial
Take time to tell the time the old school way and lose the cell phone for a few hours.
A Timeout for Time: Craft a Garden Sundial
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Boot + Shoe Service: Winterize Your Footwear
Cobble together a collection of shoes that’ll last well beyond the season.
Boot + Shoe Service: Winterize Your Footwear
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DIY Wood Stain
All you need is coffee grounds, vinegar, and a steel wool to get the aged wood look coveted by pretty much everyone these days.
DIY Wood Stain
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Make Baby Food
Whip up your own delicious and nutritious baby nosh and just say no to store-bought jars forever more.
Make Baby Food