Archives for October 2011

Framed Ampersand Wall Art

When Melissa from The (mis)Adventures of a Wanna Be Martha got a bridal shower invite from the fiancé of a close high school friend, she knew she wanted to create something special for the couple. Melissa had seen ampersand signs all over the web and took the idea a step further by including the wedding […Read More]

Yarn Christmas Wreath

Happy Halloween! Although you probably have pumpkins, costumes, and treats on the brain today, here’s a project to add to your holiday to do list. I love the combination of textures in this yarn wreath by Lisa from Recaptured Charm. From the homespun yarns to the smooth Christmas bulbs to the glittery eucalyptus sprigs, this […Read More]

Painted Glass Vase

Brandi from Blue Cedar Lane had been drooling over the Hive Vases in the West Elm catalog for ages. When she found a black vase at Goodwill, she knew it was the perfect opportunity to make her own.  After priming, painting, and drying overnight, Brandi sanded lightly to show of the vase’s details.  Now she […Read More]

Hexagon Wall Stencil

Holly from Adventures of an Almost 40 Year Old Intern devoted ten hours on a Saturday to recreating the look of a pricey wallpaper on her bedroom wall using a stencil. Of course we have to give a big shout out to her friend who labored beside her and made this transformation a success! Nate […Read More]

Halloween Table Décor

Amanda from The Sweet Lime created a PB inspired Halloween table display using inexpensive items from Wal-mart, Target, and Dollar Tree. Amanda’s Halloween setup includes creepy crawly spiders, sickening skulls, and spooky framed art. Amanda’s savings compared to Pottery Barn’s version? A whopping $186! Again it goes to show that you don’t have to pay […Read More]

Wood Pallet Coat Rack

Brook from BeingBrook had some scrap pallet wood kicking around in her garage after completing a couple of pallet projects. After finding some vintage glass door knobs at an estate sale, Brook put one of the wood pieces to good use as a coat rack. Brook literally just sanded it a bit and then added […Read More]

World Map Wall Mural

Amanda from Burlap & Denim loves the impact a wall mural has on a space. However, wall murals can cost a fortune if you hire a professional to do the job. Lucky for us, Amanda is sharing her secrets for how she has created four fabulous wall murals in her home. With her trusty overhead […Read More]

Paint Chip Flower Art

It was love at first sight when Kara from Happy Go Lucky saw some modern flower artwork on Anthropologie’s website. However, she didn’t like the $698 price tag for a 29” square piece of art. Crazy, I know. The bright side of the outrageously high price tag is it makes the thrill of recreating it […Read More]