Archives for January 2011

Rosette Hayworth Lamp

Amanda from Handmade Lovin’ Mama created this hanging flower drum shade. She says, “I just fell in love with a lamp & shade from Pier I Imports but didn’t need a lamp. I decided to make the lamp shade and just rig it to hang from my ceiling. It turned out great and I am […Read More]

Daily Organization System

Lisa from Adventures of Z Man and Mark said, “I love the look AND the functionality of three organization boards (chalkboard, corkboard and a calendar) and thought they would be the perfect addition for a wall in my laundry room that leads to the garage.  She set out to make a mini set of her […Read More]

Cottage Heart Frame

Laurie from Laurie’s Little Bits of Creativity created a beautiful shabby pink cottage frame to house a picture of her grandkids.  Laurie writes, “When I saw this beautiful Cottage Heart Frame from the Spring Pottery Barn Bed & Bath catalog I knew I had to have it.  However, the $29price was not in my budget.  […Read More]

Espresso Capital Letters

Lucy from Lucy Designs Online created super large letters made out of picture frame molding and caulk.  You have to check out the tutorial for this one.  I love the antiqued metallic paint finish she used on them. Many of the catalogs carry letters that you can purchase.  She saw these Espresso Capital Letters at […Read More]

Norfolk Dining Table & Bench

Erin from The Stucco Bungalow was on a quest to create the perfect seating area in her kitchen.  She refabbed a table she found on Craigslist to look similar to the Norfolk Dining Table found at Pottery Barn.  Then she purchased a farmhouse bench on Target’s website and started painting it to look like the […Read More]

Rustic Clock

Stephanie from Alchemy Junk created a wooden clock art piece to decorate her wall.  She did an amazing job on her faux glaze making it appear like an original vintage piece. Her original inspiration came from the Rustic Clock Art found in one of the Pottery Barn photo shoots but not for sale. Go visit […Read More]

Addison Candle Holders

Ashley from Purple Paisley Pinwheels created some stacked candle holders from some glassware found at Hobby Lobby.  The beauty of these pieces is that they can be used year round but look differently for each season or holiday. Her original inspiration came from the Addison Candle Holders at Pottery Barn which range in price from […Read More]

Minnie Stool

Michelle from Prudently Painted Vintage found this gorgeous mini stool on Craigslist for $40 that needed a makeover.  She went with a bright pink polka dot fabric and set to upholstering. Her original inspiration came from the Minnie Stool found on PB Teen which retails for $229. Go  visit Prudently Painted Vintage to see the […Read More]