DIY Gold-Tipped Paper Feathers


Cheryl from Snaps of Ginger is the proud new owner of a Silhouette Cameo, and it sure didn’t take her long to realize what a wonder this machine is! One of her recent projects was creating these beautiful gold-tipped feathers. At first look, you’d never guess they are just plain old paper! With the metallic gold detailing Cheryl added with paint, they look totally glam.

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Painted Wood Bird Décor


Cheryl from Snaps of Ginger was shopping when she came across two adorable unfinished wooden birdies. She hadn’t a clue what she was going to do with them until inspiration struck while perusing the internet. With a simple coat of blue acrylic paint, Cheryl completed this super easy project to get ready for spring. Are you longing for spring more than ever this year like I am???

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Painted Black and White Herringbone Rug


There is not much that makes a statement in a room like a large graphic print rug. While designing her son’s big boy room, Aggie from Wool and Flax knew she wanted to incorporate a black and white herringbone rug into the space. She also knew she didn’t want to spend a lot of money. Aggie happened to have an old rug in the closet and thought, “Why not make my own herringbone rug!” Out came the paint and tape, and Addie ended up spending only $5 for the fabric medium!

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Spray Painted Vintage Industrial Light


Diane from In My Own Style has recently embarked on a revamp of her downstairs bathroom. While Diane doesn’t know exactly what her plans for the small space involve, she does know a vintage, yet modern and colorful light fixture is part of the equation. Diane got just the look she wanted with an inexpensive metal fixture from Lowes and a can of spray paint. She says, “I could not be happier with my DIY results, plus I got to paint the light exactly the color I envisioned.” Oh the wonders of spray paint!

colorful vintage wall sconce light

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Large Abstract Art Canvas (That Doesn’t Break the Bank!)


Kayla from Home Coming strongly believes that everyone should be able to have beautiful art in their home – without breaking the bank! To this end, Kayla painted her own colorful and vibrant abstract art on a canvas that was collecting dust in her storage room. You don’t have to be an artist to paint your own wall-worthy artwork. Kayla says, “Abstract art is a really simple (and impactful!) art project for anyone because there really is no wrong way to paint it.”


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Dream-Come-True Diamond Tufted Headboard


Eight long years ago Sharon from Lilikoi Joy got rid of her “creaky wrought iron canopy bed” with dreams of a plush tufted headboard to call her own. That dream finally became a reality when Sharon created her own beautiful diamond tufted headboard for a mere $99. That’s a far cry from the $1,000-$2,000 price ranges of her inspiration headboards!

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Industrial Wood and Metal Coffee Table Makeover


While updating her family room, Jenna from SAS Interiors wanted to bring some darker tones into the space to contrast all the white elements. She already had a metal-framed coffee table with glass top and shelves and did a quick update by replacing the glass with wood planks for a more industrial look. Here’s from Jenna: “After having this coffee table for 10 years…, I’m thrilled that I was able to create a solution to continue using it instead of bringing in something new.”

wood and metal industrial coffee table

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IKEA Dresser Makeover that Saved $3,000


Chris and Julia of Chris Loves Julia “amped up” an unfinished six-drawer dresser from IKEA and turned it into the piece they’d been dreaming of for their in-progress nursery. Julia says it was an easy makeover, involving the addition of couple of boards and a coat of mint paint. Now the couple can sit back and enjoy the $3,000 they saved and pack their beautiful dresser full of tiny clothes!

ikea dresser makeover

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