DIY Geometric Trinket Dish

Sharon from Pretty Practical Home loves trinket trays. They are perfect catch-all spots for rings, bracelets, keys, and earrings. She found one she adored at Anthropologie, created by South African artisan Ruan Hoffman. Unfortunately, the $498 price tag for a single trinket dish was a little bit too hard to swallow! So Sharon set out to […Read More]

Moss-Covered Monogram Wreath

When Camilla from First Lady of the House saw Pottery Barn’s moss-covered monograms, she knew she could DIY that. Using a hot glue gun, nifty moss sheets, and a simple particle-board monogram, Camilla recreated the Pottery Barn look for way less! Her supplies totaled only $5 from the craft store, while a designer monogram would […Read More]

DIY Rustic Kitchen Shelves

When Jen from Lavender Sundays needed to re-vamp her kitchen with some shelves, she started searching the internet for the perfect rustic look. She found a set of shelves at Restoration Hardware that she adored, but each one retailed for $200-$400. For the seven shelves Jen needed, she would have had to shell out over […Read More]

No-Sew Greek Key Curtains

Even the non-seamstress can make her own custom curtains following tutorials like this one from Kelly at View Along the Way. The key is starting with a set of simple, inexpensive curtains and then adding interest like Kelly did with Stitch Witchery and grosgrain ribbon. You would never guess Kelly’s stylish Greek key curtains cost […Read More]

Industrial Floor Lamp IKEA Hack

Kelly from Refreshed Designs had an IKEA floor lamp for years. While it got the job done, the plain gray finish wasn’t working with Kelly’s modern-rustic style. She gave it a simple makeover with flat black paint and sisal rope. It was a quick update that made all the difference! Kelly says, “The lesson here: […Read More]

Faceted Bead Curtain Tie Backs

Kathy from Up to Date Interiors has a gorgeous gold canopy bed with curtains and was inspired by Anthropologie to create tiebacks for each corner. She made her own faceted “gems” out of clay and then created the tieback with rope and embroidery floss. This whole DIY only cost Kathy $3 for four tiebacks! Kathy […Read More]

“Be the Change” Inspirational Globe Makeover

One of the things Morena of Morena’s Corner loves most about Anthropologie is that their items have a beautiful handcrafted quality. This is also what makes it so tempting to knock off their items – the handmade look is part of the charm! Morena took a globe she found at a yard sale, painted it, […Read More]

Easy-to-Make Rope Placemats

Over at Factory Direct Craft, you can learn how to make round jute placemats for your table in 45 minutes flat! This is such a simple project that only requires a hot glue gun, rope, and twine. Pretty much you just roll the rope and hot glue as you go. I love the texture they […Read More]

Outdoor Wood Coffee Table

Elizabeth of Elizabeth Bixler Designs has been eager to spend more time outdoors and recently bought new furniture for her porch. She found a wicker sofa on Joss & Main that looked very similar to one from Restoration Hardware and then built a wood coffee table that was also inspired by RH. While her inspiration […Read More]