Archives for February 2012

Clock Coffee Table

This project from Corrie at Red Hen Home is one of my favorite kinds. Not only does it look like it’s straight from a catalog, but it also gives new life to an old round coffee table that was sporting a big old crack. After nabbing a round maple table from a garage sale for […Read More]

Framed Ticket Art

Jane from Urbane Jane and her husband have enjoyed going to the theatre for years. Through dating, engagement, and marriage, Jane has collected a number of tickets. What better way to display these mementos than with some DIY ticket art? Jane’s artwork cost only $3 to make and was the perfect meaningful Valentine’s gift for […Read More]

Decorative Painted Basket

I love the decorative and storage capabilities of baskets and have tons in my home to prove it! Aimee from It’s Overflowing found a beautiful little basket at the thrift store for only a quarter and freshened it up with some leftover yellow paint. This is a fabulous way to bring new life to an […Read More]

Nailhead Trim Message Board

When her husband agreed to build a snazzy new desk for her office, Christina from Designing By Numbers knew the rest of the space would need a facelift to keep up with the new addition. A plain Jane bulletin board just wasn’t going to cut it. On Remodelaholic Christina shares how she dressed one up […Read More]

Birdcage Chandelier

This project happens to be the favorite of Brooke from All Things Thrifty. Considering all of Brooke and Dan’s awesome DIYs, you know it has to be good! Dan brought home a castoff birdcage from a business trip and then took on the task of transforming it into a GORGEOUS chandelier. The chandy is now […Read More]

Map Table Coasters

While perusing Country Living magazine, Courtney from A Thoughtful Place was inspired to create her own her own sophisticated set of map coasters. Courtney’s child-friendly coasters use squares of laminate flooring as opposed to tile and also come with foam pre-attached to the bottom. Plus, the samples of laminate were free, making Courtney’s DIY coaster […Read More]

“Cast Iron” Curtain Rods

Decorating a new home can be expensive – especially when it comes to window treatments.  That’s why Heather from Fake-It Frugal decided to forego the expense without sacrificing style and make her own “cast iron” curtain rods. Heather achieved the look using wood dowels for the rods and clay for the finials. Each decorative rod […Read More]

Twin Platform Beds

We have all been awed and amazed by Shanty 2 Chic chick Whitney’s builds for her son’s bedroom makeover. Well, you know her daughters couldn’t let their bro get all the new furniture! Again Whitney enlisted the help of Ana White to draw up plans and built two platform twin beds for only $150. Whitney […Read More]