Faux Malachite Obelisks

DIY Home Decor Faux Malachite Obelisks

Mark Montano loves malachite, but since it traditionally costs thousands of dollars, it is slightly out of his price range. Mark found a brilliant and frugal way to replicate it using just cardboard, newspaper, and a simple painting technique. He says, “These are perfect for a desk or bookshelf and if done right, people will […Read More]

Fifteen Fabulous Knock-Off Gifts for Mom

Knock Off Mother's Day Gift

Mother’s Day is three weeks away! I won’t lie… I LOVE the personal, sentimental touch of a handmade gift. And, quite honestly, who appreciates your creativity like your momma?!? I have pulled together several past knock-off projects that would make lovely gifts for that special lady in your life. And, of course, they are all […Read More]

Happy Easter!

He Is Risen Printable

I hope you all enjoy a wonderful day today celebrating our risen Savior! Happy Easter! Please visit The 36th Avenue to download this beautiful floral print.

DIY Custom Dog Coaster Set

DIY Crafts Dog Coasters

While designing her son’s menswear-inspired bedroom, Angela of Blue i Style came across a set of coasters featuring adorable doggies. She was immediately drawn to the cute pooches in bowties and knew the coasters would be the perfect addition to her son’s room. Since $20 for six coasters was a bit too much for a […Read More]

Ampersand Wall Art in Spring Colors

DIY Wall Decor  Ampersand Art

Joan at Nicer Than New was flipping through a catalog when a giclee print of an ampersand caught her eye. She had already been inspired by other bloggers to tackle her own ampersand art, and this gave Joan just the push she needed. She gave her artwork a fresh spring spin by using patterned scrapbook […Read More]

Abstract Painted Dinnerware

Abstract Painted Plates

Mark Montano shares the perfect way to add a pop of color to your table – with abstract painted dishes! Not only do these dishes double as art, but they are incredibly simple and inexpensive to make. Simply grab some white plates and mugs from the thrift store or dollar store and get painting! By […Read More]

Spray Painted Dog Statue

DIY Home Decor Dog Statue

Gilly from Colour Saturated Life was shopping with her dog-loving daughter when they spotted an expensive dog statue. Her daughter fell head over heels with the adorable pooch, but Gilly was certainly not dishing out $149 for it! Especially not when she knows the transforming power of paint. Gilly came through for her daughter by […Read More]

Four-Arm Wood Candelabra

DIY 4 Arm Candelabra - 2 - Simple Details

Pam from Simple Details kept seeing these gorgeous four-armed candelabras here and there before finally deciding to search them out. It turned out that the candelabras cost a whopping $600 – a piece! Pam instead made her own for $50 using wood legs, bun feet, and decorative wood pieces from the craft and home improvement […Read More]