Labeled Cubby Storage

When the storage unit Christine from First Home… Love Life had been eyeing from Pottery Barn was discontinued, that didn’t stop her from getting the same look. Not that she would have spent $1200 on the cubby system anyway! With the help of IKEA and Martha Stewart, Christine created an almost exact replica for a [...Read More]

Wine Crate Shoe Storage

Ann Marie from White House Black Shutters bought three wine racks at a yard sale for $5 a piece. Although she had no idea what she planned to do with them, she knew she just had to have them. She sure was glad she did when two of the crates turned into shoe storage for [...Read More]

Trestle Side Tables

When in need of end tables for her game room, Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic turned to Ana White for inspiration and plans. It was definitely a wise move since Ashley ended up with two very cool trestle side tables for only $33. Yep, that’s two for $33 instead of $399 for one from Pottery [...Read More]

Personalized Digital Kids Art

When it comes to designing rooms for your kids, it’s hard to beat Pottery Barn Kids for inspiration. It was them who sparked the idea for Jenny from Northwest Lovelies to create an adorable piece of personalized digital art for her daughter’s big girl room. Jenny’s design for her “princess dress boutique” sign is seriously [...Read More]

Cork Knife Storage

Krista from KJ and Co really wanted to buy some cork knife docks from The Container Store but knew they wouldn’t fit her kitchen drawer. She did the next best thing and made her own that are custom fit to her drawer using some free cork. She also gained some counter space by getting rid [...Read More]

Wood Bead Chandelier

Jeanette from Home Style adored a chandelier decked out with wooden beads from Pottery Barn and happened to have an old chandelier hanging outside with a similar metal framework. Jeanette combined parts from the chandelier with a tuna can and almost 600 wooden balls of varying sizes to create her custom chandy. It’s amazing how [...Read More]

Tufted Ottoman with Skirt

Reupholstering an ottoman is a fairly simple project to tackle, even if you’re not a reupholstering or sewing guru. Plus, it’s not too hard to find a secondhand ottoman on the cheap if you don’t already have one of your own that’s demanding a makeover. Becca at From Gardners to Bergers refabbed her old ottoman [...Read More]

Round Kitchen Table

Karen from Somewhat Quirky Design found a great round tabletop at a rummage sale for $5 and wanted to make a base for it.  She had been eying a table from Pottery Barn for a while and thought she could make it herself with the help of a friend loaded with scrap wood and tools. [...Read More]