No-Sew Greek Key Curtains

Even the non-seamstress can make her own custom curtains following tutorials like this one from Kelly at View Along the Way. The key is starting with a set of simple, inexpensive curtains and then adding interest like Kelly did with Stitch Witchery and grosgrain ribbon. You would never guess Kelly’s stylish Greek key curtains cost […Read More]

Gold Patterned Desk

Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design loved the look of a bamboo design wallpaper and had the pattern sitting on her desk for months waiting for its grand debut somewhere in her home. A thrift store desk/bar that Julia revamped became the perfect candidate, and she set out to recreate the design with one of her […Read More]

Tie-Dyed Indigo Mud Cloth Pillow

Stacy from Not Just a Housewife had been drooling over African Indigo mud cloth pillows for awhile but couldn’t look past the $60-$120 price tags. Stacy decided it wouldn’t be too difficult to create a knock off version and says, “I channeled my inner 3rd grader and did it tie dye style.” She even shares […Read More]

Framed Agate Slices

Tanya from Dans le Townhouse had been lusting after $300+ framed agate slices for a few months but simply couldn’t justify the cost. When she found a set of gorgeous dyed agate slices sold as coasters for only $20.00, Tanya jumped at the chance to make her own framed art from the beautiful stones. Tanya […Read More]

Hanging Herb Crates for the Beginning Woodworker

Have you been wanting to tackle a few simple wood projects? Sara from Twelve on Main shares the perfect project to get you going! Sara built these hanging herb planters in just a few steps using a piece of plywood she already had on hand. The only tools required are a saw and drill. Here’s […Read More]

Marimekko Inspired Painted Dinnerware

Mark Montano loves colorful, vintage Marimekko patterns. However, the only way to get his hands on them would be to hunt down pieces one-by-one at thrift stores and on eBay. Instead, Mark decided to make his own dishwasher-safe dinnerware using dollar store dishes and gloss enamels. I honestly can hardly tell Mark’s handpainted plates from […Read More]

Eclectic Bookshelf Makeover

Have you ever gotten an itch to take on a project that is totally different and extra special? That’s exactly how Mark Montano felt when he dove into this bookshelf makeover that combines his love for MacKenzie-Childs furniture and circus images. Mark spent two full days transforming a bookcase in need of TLC with chalky […Read More]

Flea Market Flip Chanel Tray

Denise from Be My Guest snagged a butler’s tray at a flea market for only $3 and knew it would be make the perfect side table for her guest bedroom. It just needed a little TLC! Denise updated it by painting the base white and then replacing the removable tray with a larger one she […Read More]

Faceted Pendant Light

Kelly from View Along the Way has a major crush on faceted lighting and décor. Fortunately, she also has a brilliant husband with mad woodworking skills who was able to create this dodecahedron light fixture, which is made of “30 pieces of wood cut at very exact, weird angles.” Kelly’s whole laundry room makeover is […Read More]