Hand Painted Chandelier Canvas

Michelle from Prudently Painted Vintage has a thing for chandeliers, so  of course it was love at first site when she laid eyes on a chandelier wall canvas in the Ballard catalog. She freehanded the chandelier design on an 11”x14” canvas she had stowed away in a closet and then finished it off with some [...Read More]

Zebra Print Painted Floorcloth

After yearning for a zebra print rug for her living room, Charlotte from Living Well on the Cheap decide to save some coin and hand paint her own design on a 9’ x 12’ canvas dropcloth. She coated the surface with shellac for durability and then freehanded her zebra stripes. The end result is a [...Read More]

Rope Knot Doorstop

I have the privilege of sharing a tutorial with you, as I recently received an email from a reader who created an awesome knockoff but is not a blogger. Elizabeth tried her hand at knot tying to create this rope knot doorstop for $15.00. Elizabeth was inspired by the Rope Knot Doorstop from Ballard Designs [...Read More]

Fabric Magnet Board

Tracy from Beneath My Heart made this adorable magnet board by wrapping an aluminum sheet with fabric and finishing with a bow and ribbon. Totally cute! She had a little girl’s room in mind when she made this one. What a perfect place to display a precious drawing! Tracy was inspired by the Magnetic Board [...Read More]

Flower and Leaf Painting

Maria from Our Lake Life designed and painted this flower and leaf wall art as a part of her bathroom makeover. Not an artist? Maria is so awesome that she even created a paint-by-number guide that may take you back to your childhood days. I love the bright colors and fun, contemporary design! Maria was [...Read More]

Jute Wrapped Pears

Jaime from That’s My Letter created these beauties by wrapping jute around newspaper mache pears. A little hot glue and VOILA! Jaime also used this method to deck out some eggs for Easter. I am loving the use of natural fibers. Now Jaime has me wondering what else could be wrapped with jute… Jaime’s original [...Read More]

Distressed Ticket Plaque

Deneen from Dreaming In Color made this Admit One Ticket Plaque for her theatre-loving daughter. I am blown away by how similar it looks to the one in the Ballard catalog. They are practically twins! I am loving her use of glaze and distress ink to give it that vintage feel. Now I am just [...Read More]

Mr. and Mrs. Pillows

Charity from All Things Beautiful created these beautiful Mr. and Mrs. Pillows as a bridal gift for her brother and future sister-in-law. She made a stencil from freezer paper and then used fabric spray paint for the lettering. While the ruffles on the edging add a bit of femininity, the choice of fabric and font [...Read More]