Archives for August 2011

Shutter Kitchen Rack with Hooks

Lindsey from love, lindsey was inspired to create a storage space for her many (many, many) aprons and doll up her rental kitchen a bit. She had been hanging on to a thrift store shutter for years, and this was finally the occasion to clean off the dirt and break out the paint. Lindsey lightly […Read More]

Pine Industrial Coffee Table

Like many of us, Taunnie from Mingled Elements has been longing for a a factory cart coffee table for quite sometime. Since over a thousand dollars was majorly just slightly out of her price range, she commissioned hubby with the task of building her one. He definitely did not disappoint with his version that cost […Read More]

Set of Printed Squares Wall Art

Katie from It’s in the Details shares an easy peasy DIY artwork project. Katie turned some vinyl wall adhesives into art by having foam core board cut into squares, painting the sides, and then applying the vinyl to the squares. What’d I tell you? Super simple! It’s amazing how similar the design and colors are […Read More]

Decorative Horse Weather Vane

Tracy from Tracy’s Trinkets and Treasures isn’t a western gal but appreciates the beauty of horses. Ready for a little change, she created her own horse weather vane for free using cardstock, wooden skewers, and a paint mix stick. Tracy’s version looks almost identical to Ballard’s inspiration piece. I love its placement atop those vintage […Read More]

Outdoor Concrete Candle Columns

Diane from In My Own Style is ready for some cool autumn nights. (Aren’t we all?) To create the perfect star gazing ambience, Diane made her own concrete candle columns. Diane says, “After seeing these fire columns in the catalog I knew I could make them myself using a cardboard building tube that I used […Read More]

Distressed German Sign

Amy from Sisters of the Wild West fell in love with a cast iron PB sign the moment she saw it in the catalog. She was not deterred by the fact that no one seemed to know what it actually said or that some of the letters were covered by strategically placed wine bottles. (So […Read More]

Alphabet Nursery Artwork

In preparation for her little guy on the way, Debbie from The Walter Family set out to create some alphabet wall art for less than twenty bucks. Using flat canvases, an assortment of on-hand patterned papers, and online graphics, Debbie was able to make it happen. I love the soft pop of color this adds […Read More]

Factory Cart Coffee Table

Jan from With Love has a brand spanking new addition to her living room – a handmade (with love of course) factory cart coffee table. After wanting one of these babies for years, Jan was inspired by Ana White’s plan to finally make the dream a reality. Jan learned a few things the hard way, […Read More]