Antique White Round Side Table

While clearing out her garage, Fran at Eleven-O-One Creations stumbled upon an old round side table that she has had for years. After a coat of antique white paint and a bit of distressing, it just so happens to look like a high end table from Ballard. I am loving the shape of this table [...Read More]

Black and White Stripe Bench

Carrie from 221 Vision was ecstatic when she finally found the perfect black and white stripe fabric for her new entryway bench. She built the frame using MDF and pine legs before adding a bunch of cushioning and the fabric. This was Carrie’s first “made from scratch project,” as she claims to find power tools [...Read More]

Moss Green Console Table

Bridget from Windgate Lane rose to the challenge when a friend of hers fell in love with a pricey sideboard from Ballard. After weeks of searching Craigslist (and lots of patience), she finally nabbed a deal and went to work refurbishing the piece. After all the fun stuff that goes with refinishing (aka sanding and [...Read More]

Burlap and Velvet ‘Sweet Dreams’ Pillows

Maryann at Domestically Speaking created texture-rich pillows for her master bedroom out of both burlap and velvet. She printed her text onto the burlap and then trimmed the pillows in the rich brown velvet that was formerly the tiebacks from her velvet window panels. (Great job, Maryann, for getting your money out of the clearance [...Read More]

Refinished Patio Dining Table

Meg from A Little Knick Knack had been yearning for some patio furniture for quite awhile when she realized she could refurbish a used one to save a little green. The hunt began, and Meg was fortunate to find this huge real wood table for sale on Craigslist. She wasn’t deterred by the hardened gum [...Read More]

Pull-Down Laundry Drying Rack

Kate from Centsational Girl created her own laundry room drying rack for hanging delicate clothing and other personal items that will remain nameless (wink, wink). This really is a must-have item for a laundry room. Not only is it more stylish than a freestanding drying rack, but it also takes up way less space. I [...Read More]

Sand and Ocean Beach Painting

Crystal clear blue waters with white foaming waves. Hot sand between your toes. What says summer more than the beach? Riva from Uno, Dos, Tres Chic created her own beach painting by blending paint to capture just the right shades. I like how she lightly dabbed on the word beach using a stencil. This is [...Read More]

Cable Spool Patio Table

With warmer weather comes the task of sprucing up your outdoor living space. One of the first projects for Desiree from Camelot Art Creations was creating a patio table from a free cable spool. Although Desiree didn’t plan on using both the manila and sisal rope at the beginning of her project, I really love [...Read More]