Knot Your Ordinary Duvet Cover

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This morning I featured a DIY pintuck duvet cover, and tonight I am back with another sheet-to-duvet cover transformation that’s perfect for adding texture to your bed. Whitney from A Mommy’s Life with a Touch of Yellow was inspired by a quilt from Anthropologie as well as a drool-worthy knock-off by KoJo Designs to finally make her dream bedding a reality. Whitney made a few changes, including creating a duvet cover instead of a quilt to make washing a cinch. Even after several washings, Whitney says her sewing is holding strong!

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Easy Hand-Stamped Kitchen Towel

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Jacque of The DIY Village loves the cute assortment of kitchen towels sold at Anthropologie. She was inspired to transform a plain, inexpensive flour sack towel from Wal-mart into a pretty patterned towel of her own using a stamp and fabric paint. Jacque says, “It was so easy I’m kicking myself for not making one sooner!”

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Draw Your Own Modern Circle Artwork

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When Erica from Craftivity Designs fell in love with a $600 piece of artwork from Anthropologie, she decided to break out her pastels and recreate it. The steps are as simple as drawing circles and then adding dimension by blending the colors with your finger. I love that Erica got the bright colors and modern design she loved about the inspiration without having to spend a cent!

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Trash-to-Treasure Painted Chalkboard Jars

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Sarah of Sarah Hearts had been eyeing Anthropologie’s adorable chalkboard spice jars (amongst other things!) for quite some time. The sight of various glass jars in her recycling bin gave Sarah the push she needed to create her own “Antro-esque” jars using materials she had on hand. Sarah’s jars look remarkably like her inspiration, which is even more awesome since they started off as trash and cost her nothing to make!

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Pretty Fabric Wrapped Letters

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The trend of incorporating letters into décor is still going strong, and you can pretty much find decorative letters in any style imaginable. Lele from Just Showed Up made these pretty fabric letters by simply padding craft store letters with Fiberfill and then wrapping them with fabric. I love the possibilities here since there are so many gorgeous fabrics out there. How fun is Lele’s combination of colors and prints?

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Painted Fabric Party Napkins

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You probably know I love painting fabric. It is such a quick and easy way to transform something ordinary to extraordinary. Take these pretty napkins with a bunting design made by Janel of Nellie Bellie. They were once just white cheapo napkins from Walmart, but with a little paint and a fabric marker, Janel gave them stand-out style. Break these out at a party, and all your guests will be asking where you got them!

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Birdbath from Teapot, Cups, and Saucers

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Morena of Morena’s Corner put her own twist on Anthropologie’s teapot lamp to create a unique birdbath for her Mad Hatter-inspired garden. As usual, Morena’s local Goodwill did not disappoint, providing a ceramic teapot and all the cups and saucers Morena’s crafty heart could desire. I love how Morena took a design she loved and made it suit her needs.

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Woodcut Art for a Kid-Friendly Gallery Wall

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Monica of East Coast Creative wanted to incorporate a piece of woodcut artwork into her new kid-friendly gallery wall. However, at a whopping $1,600.00, it simply wasn’t happening. Monica says, “At that price, it had better grow into a money tree!! I’ll take my $6.99 version thank you very much.” Even better, Monica’s $6.99 version only took five minutes and a quick trip to Staples to create.

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