Archives for February 2011

Claire Vanity Lighting

Paulette from 3 Sisters was desperate to upgrade the lighting in her bathroom.  Using a $10 vanity light from a thrift store she created a high end look with some spray paint, beads and plastic leaves. Her original inspiration came from the Claire Three- Light Vanity found at Ballard Designs.   Go visit 3 Sisters […Read More]

Map Wall Chalkboard

Julie from Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss created this awesome United States of America chalkboard for her history buff 13 year old son.  Using just a thin piece of board and a jigsaw she created the shape for the piece of art.   Her original inspiration came from the Wall Map Light from Pottery […Read More]

Ribbon Tie Curtain

Sarah from Cozy.Cottage.Cute created some soft white tie-up shades for her bathroom window.  I love the gauzy white fabric she used that still allows the light to shine it but creates a little privacy.  You could roll them up or scrunch them up to look more like a swag, versatile! Her original inspiration was the […Read More]

Textured Linen Pillow Covers

JoAnn from the DIY Maven created an envelope enclosure pillow with a large button.  It looks like she used a velour but you could use any fabric – canvas, burlap, cotton, etc. to add a little flare to your bedding, couch or chairs. Her original inspiration was the Textured Linen Pillow Covers from Pottery Barn […Read More]

Skateboard Shelf

Jenna from SAS Interiors created this awesome skateboard shelves for her son’s bedroom.  Jenna writes, “I’ve been meaning to install shelves in my son’s room for awhile, but wanted to do something unique and different.  At four years old, he has SO many interests, but one of his favorites is skateboarding.  So when recently putting […Read More]

Mitchell Cubby Organizers

Rayan from The Design Confidential created cubby organizers perfect for holding just about anything.  She also created some building plans for you to try to build some of your own.   She said it won’t take you more than an hour to build and costs around $25.   Her original inspiration was the Mitchell Cubby Organizers […Read More]

Silverware Silhouettes

Leah from California Callahans created these wood silhouette silverware cutouts for her dining nook. She writes, “I wanted a simpler, more modern shape for the silverware and I cut mine out wood rather than metal, but once they are on the wall you can’t tell the difference.” The difference she is referring to is her […Read More]

Cafe Stripe Pillow Cover

Melissa at the Cre8tive Outlet created these striped pillows using freezer paper and some fabric paint.  The simplicity of the design with the fun ties is such a classic, fresh look. Her original inspiration came from the Cafe Stripe Pillow Cover from Pottery Barn which retails for $49. Go visit the Cre8tive Outlet for the […Read More]