Nikki from Tikkido loved the faux birch placemats from Pier 1, but they weren’t quite the size she needed. Then she saw their birch wrapping paper. Nikki says, “It’s thick, it’s textured, it’s embossed, it’s substantial.” Perfect for making placemats! Nikki was able to make an entire set of placemats for the price of one! […Read More]
On a recent scavenging trip, Joan from Scavenger Chic came home with a generously-sized 17”x46” mirror. She had a project in mind for it, but that got scrapped as soon as she laid eyes on a rustic mirror with a pallet-style frame from Pier 1. Joan knew she could recreate it with her newly purchased […Read More]
Grapevine pumpkins have become staples when it comes to fall décor. They are quite lovely with their natural look and pretty twinkling lights, but boy are they pricey! Lisa from Recaptured Charm knew they couldn’t cost nearly as much to make as their price tags might indicate and proved it by creating her own with […Read More]
With the arrival of each new season, Gail from Purple Hues and Me says she loves to visit Pier 1 for inspiration. On a recent trip she saw some pretty handcrafted branches of burlap magnolia stems and was inspired to recreate these lovelies. Gail hit up her fabric stash for leftover burlap and formed it into realistic looking blooms with the help of Mod Podge and floral wire. I love the natural look and texture of burlap for fall!
Jann from Newton Custom Interiors has been busy making pillows for the double bed her granddaughter will soon be graduating to. She fell for a petal pillow that’s full of texture and knew the fun, girly style would be perfect for the bed. Jan lovingly cut out and stitched 160 little circles to make this pretty pillow for granddaughter and says it was definitely worth it. How sweet is that?!?