Vintage Lace Lampshade

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva was shopping at Pier 1 with her daughter, whom she affectionately calls Chickadee #1, when she spotted a gorgeous lace lampshade that had her smitten. Of course…like many of us frugalistas the price tag was enough to send her home running for craft supplies to recreate it herself. I love [...Read More]

Lamp with Lace Shade

When Denisa from A Girl and A Brush saw a lace lamp at Pier 1, she knew it was perfect for her bedroom. That is… the lamp was perfect, not the $75 price tag. Using a Goodwill lamp base, shade, and tank top, Denisa created her own romantic lamp for less than $15! Denisa was [...Read More]

Distressed Wall Clock

Carrie at Dittle Dattle was inspired to create her own ginormous wall clock after spying one on a date night with hubby. The laminate top from a table that had been in the attic for years was the perfect “canvas” for the clock face. Carrie is so awesome that she cut all the numbers with [...Read More]

Decorative Photo Lantern

Brittany at Pretty Handy Girl snatched up an old brass lantern from her Habitat Restore for only $5. She turned it into a decorative piece for her mantle with some colorful paint and a picture of two cutie pies. Brittany didn’t even realize her pretty blue lantern resembled candle lanterns from Pier 1. She’s just [...Read More]

Decorative Typography Spheres

A former high school English teacher, Jessica from Mad in Crafts was pretty excited to create some decorative typographic spheres with punctuation marks for her home. If semi-colons don’t give you the same thrill of excitement, maybe the price and ease of this project will. Jessica created a whole lotta spheres for only $2 using [...Read More]

Jewel Snowflake Pillow

Paula from Me Makey Things loves adding some sparkle to her décor for the holidays. After creating a simple pillow cover from leftover velour, Paula added craft rhinestones in a snowflake pattern with fabric glue.  This was a simple and quick  project that Paula was able to complete with materials she mostly had already in [...Read More]

Felt Red Roses Picture Frame

Kara from Happy Go Lucky was shopping for candles at Pier 1 when she saw a really cute rose picture frame. Since her mind was in candle-mode, she didn’t think too much more about the frame until she got home. Remembering how stinkin’ cute it was, Kara decided to make her own, forming all the [...Read More]

Wire Pumpkin Potpourri Holder

It is now officially fall! If you’ve been holding off on your fall décor, you officially have the green light to break it out! Deneen from Dreaming in Color created her own wire pumpkin potpourri holder using chicken wire, basket reeds, and jute. She filled it up with pumpkin scented pinecones. Ahhh… don’t you love [...Read More]