IKEA Lack Hack with Magazine Rack

Angela from Blue i Style inherited an IKEA Lack Table from a friend. Instead of just giving the table a new look, Angela gave it a new look and function by adding a magazine sling underneath. Little did she know, CB2 was selling a table with a similar sling design for $249! Here’s from Angela: […Read More]

Painted Off Set Stripe Rug

Heather from Daze and Knights had been wanting to replace the rug in her dining room for awhile, yet the exorbitant prices kept holding her back! She decided to instead try painting a rug using a cheap rug from IKEA, fabric medium, and Frog Tape. While Heather says it was a bit tedious to make […Read More]

Modern Platform Bed for an Eclectic Guest Bedroom

When redesigning her guest bedroom, Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us fell in love with a mid-century platform bed from CB2 but couldn’t shell out $900 for it. Instead, she went the DIY route and saved about $700. While Ashley says the build challenged her DIY skills, the end result is stunning, and […Read More]

Wood Christmas Trees with Ornaments

Tanya of Dans le Lakehouse had already convinced her friend to purchase a pair of Crate and Barrel’s wood A-frame ornament stands by the time she realized they no longer made the wood version. Ooops! What’s a girl to do but help out a friend in need? Tanya and her handy hubby whipped up a […Read More]

15-Minute Fall Leaf Wreath

Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs has a love affair with pretty wreaths. She especially loves that they symbolize the start of a new season or holiday and the inspiration that it brings. Last year, Jo-Anna was inspired by a wreath from Crate & Barrel but was shocked to see the big $60 on the […Read More]

Glamorous TV Tray Makeover

Do you have an outdated or rather unexciting TV tray collecting dust in a closet? Kristi shares at Brit+Co how to give it a glamorous makeover and turn it into a piece of furniture you will actually want to keep out! This is a very simple project that requires a little spray painting and drilling. […Read More]

Candle Centerpiece with Rocks and Succulents

Brynne of The Gathered Home was browsing Crate & Barrel’s site when she came across a black metal centerpiece she loved. It wasn’t the tray that actually caught her attention but the beautiful way it was styled with rocks, greenery, and candles. Brynne decided to replicate the look with a thrifted tray, faux succulents, faux […Read More]

Gold Medallion Sculpture

Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us shares how to replicate the look of a $79 brass circle from Crate & Barrel from a piece of luan. Seriously, you only need three materials for this project, a piece of luan, a dowel, and a wood board, and they are all CHEAP! Besides the bargain […Read More]

Wood Slice Place Card Holders

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body is very close to wrapping up a dining room makeover and is already thinking about all the entertaining she will be doing in her newly decorated space. Of course, entertaining means pretty tablescapes, and pretty tablescapes mean pretty place card holders! Tasha loved Crate & Barrel’s stump […Read More]