Archives for May 2012

Steel Mesh Pendant

Kristi from KrisKraft created a really cool pendant light for a boy’s room using supplies she had on hand.  I love the industrial and masculine look to the light.  I think it adds just the right amount of texture to this fun boy’s room.   Kristi was inspired by the Steel Mesh Pendant and Restoration […Read More]

William Sink Base

Karen from The Quaint Cottage hand built a vanity for her bathroom.  I am always impressed by people who can build their own furniture since it is something I am continuing to try and get better at.  With all the little accessories she added to make the bathroom cozy it sure does look like it […Read More]

Happy Memorial Day

  Source May your day be blessed as you enjoy your freedom as an American today.  May we never forget the men and women that fought for our country.

Gray Kravet Pillow

Heather from Setting for Four found some clearance Scandicci Gray Fabric by Kravet fabric at Hancock Fabrics for $4 for two yards.  That is an amazing price for any type of fabric let alone a high end designer one.  She used some of the fabric to make a very simple DIY pillow. Ballard Designs currently […Read More]

Nature Mosaic Collage

Mandy from This Girls Life loved a nature inspired collage from Urban Outfitters.  Not only was it out of her price range but it also is no longer sold at Urban Outfitters.  For less than $5 she created the look and made a beautiful nature inspired mosaic collage.  This is a great project for all […Read More]

Burlap Beach Pillow

Aimee from Twigg Studios handed painted a burlap pillow.  The white paint against the texture of the burlap looks awesome.  Burlap and white screams beachy, doesn’t it? She was inspired by a Beach Pillow at Pottery Barn that is no longer sold. Check out Twigg Studios for the full tutorial.

Clay Rose Vase

Maysem from Ode to Inspiration remembers the extensive collection of vases her mother had when she was growing up as a child.  Wanting to recreate a modern version Maysem set our to replicating the Anthroplogie ones.  Anthropologie carries quite a few different flowered vases that are $18.00 which actually isn’t too bad when you consider […Read More]

Round Barrel Planter

Traci from Beneath my Heart loved the look of the Ballard Designs Scalloped Edge Planters minus the scallops.  When she spotted a large round wooden planter at Goodwill for $6.50 she nabbed it up.  Inspired by the look of the designer planter she recreated the feel with a little paint. The Ballard Designs Scalloped Edge […Read More]