Personalized Photo Ornaments

I love this idea for reusing Christmas cards from Danielle at Monkey Mania 3. Not wanting to throw away the sweet photo cards she receives each year, Danielle turns them into personalized ornaments for her friends. This is such a meaningful and economical gift idea for family and friends. I can only imagine that Danielle’s [...Read More]

Nautical Wall Shelf

Rebecca from Project Nursery made a “knot” shelf for her little surfer dudes that’s perfect for any ocean or nautical themed room. While the inspiration shelf cost a whopping $69.00, Rebecca’s version cost only $12.00. I gotta say that Rebecca’s looks pretty much identical to its PB Kids counterpart too! This project is about as [...Read More]

White Stenciled Dishes

Celeste from Celestial’s Creations was inspired by an Anthro plate that featured a poem to create a version of her own. While the plates were not as simple to make as Celeste had hoped, she finally achieved the desired product by painting on her poem with a vinyl stencil and quickly removing the vinyl after [...Read More]

Ruffled Flower Duvet

Bess from Besserina created a gorgeous flower duvet for her little girl. She used a fitted and flat queen sheet for the ruffled duvet and jersey t-shirts for the flowers. Since Anthropologie hasn’t broken into the toddler bedding market yet, DIY allowed Bess to customize the design to fit a toddler bed. Bess calls it [...Read More]

Gathered Rosette Pillow

Jessica from Sew Homegrown created a gathered pillow perfect for adding a little elegance to any space. By making the pillow front larger than the back and gathering the edges, Jessica was able to create the gentle folds and center pouf. All you need is some fabric and a little sewing experience to make your [...Read More]

Mudroom Storage System

One thing I love about our home is the mudroom coming off the garage. Seriously, what would I do without this space to stash coats, shoes, and the like? Ana White recently created the perfect mudroom for her home just in time for fall. The mudroom has loads of storage from shelves to hooks to [...Read More]

Christmas Bucket Advent

Counting down the days until Christmas is a source of excitement for kids throughout the month of December. Caroline from The Feminist Housewife created an awesome bucket and branch advent calendar that totally rivals the Pottery Barn inspiration. I know this has been around for awhile, but I still just love it. Not to mention, [...Read More]

Ruffled Burlap Lampshade

After seven long years, Chris from Just a Girl finally finished revamping her master bedroom. Part of the transformation involved dolling up a plain lampshade with strips of burlap. After cutting and ironing the fabric, Chris hot glued the strips to the lampshade in squiggly lines. The texture of the burlap and the beautiful blue [...Read More]