Archives for October 2010

Upholstered Zebra Chair

Just Makin’ It was inspired by all the bright color choices in the Pottery Barn Teen magazine when she was looking to reupholster a chair for a teen’s bedroom. Be still my heart!  Look at this beauty.  I love it when DIY’ers take on a bold spirit with color and fabric! You must visit Just […Read More]

Wrought Iron Chandelier

The Hand Me Down House fell in love with this chandelier from Pottery Barn.   She had visions of it hanging in her hallway. At the $269 price tag her dream ended.  Having the DIY spirit she spent less than $30 and transformed this hideous Craiglist brass light… Into this amazing knock off! Unbelievable! Go to […Read More]

Textured Terracotta Pots

Stories of a House wanted to add some warmth and texture to her house.  Using some spackle and paint she created some textured terracotta pots to add a little flair to her decor.  It added some Old World charm on the cheap! Her original inspiration was the Boxwood Topiaries from Ballard Designs. Go to Stories […Read More]

Wine Barrel Plaques

The Gathering Place created these gorgeous wine barrel lids.  While perusing a yard sale she found these funky lids.  She immediately knew what they would soon become. The original inspiration came from these $69 ones from Ballard Designs.  Hers cost only $1 for 2 of them.  That is an insanely awesome knock off if you […Read More]