Ornament Wreath

Rather than spending $40-60 on an ornament wreath at a store, Virginia of LiveLoveDIY spent $7 making her own from dollar store items. This glitzy beauty ranks as one of Virginia’s favorite projects this year. If you’re thinking you’ve run out time for wreath-making, think again! Virginia whipped up her wreath in just an hour!

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Animal Print Ornament

Morena over at Morena’s Corner went a little wild with her Christmas décor this year by creating a couple of fun animal print ornaments for her tree. Morena stenciled the safari design onto a glass ornament using glass paints to create this unique ornament. Morena says, “No elves, snow, or bright colors on this ornament.  Just elegantly painted glass in a pattern that’s very trendy right now.”

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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]