Illuminated Twine Pumpkin

You pretty much can’t walk through the seasonal aisle right now without spotting grapevine pumpkins. They are quite lovely with their natural look and pretty twinkling lights, but boy are they pricey! We all know they don’t cost nearly that much to make! Lisa from Recaptured Charm had the same idea and made her own [...Read More]

Shutter Kitchen Rack with Hooks

Lindsey from love, lindsey was inspired to create a storage space for her many (many, many) aprons and doll up her rental kitchen a bit. She had been hanging on to a thrift store shutter for years, and this was finally the occasion to clean off the dirt and break out the paint. Lindsey lightly [...Read More]

White Embossed Mirror

Judith from Creating Balance had been eyeing a chunky antiqued mirror that would be perfect to hang above her dresser. She happened to have an old framed canvas that she’d been planning to repaint for years to make use of its gorgeous frame. After realizing that this frame had similar bones to her inspiration mirror, [...Read More]

Ping Pong Letter and Number Spheres

Suesan from Frou-FruGal spray painted some ping pong balls and added vinyl letters and numbers to make her own decorative spheres. She finished them off with a glossy clear coat to give them a super shiny look. She included all the letters in her family’s name and numbers for the year she was married. I [...Read More]

Abstract Beach Scene Painting

Mai Li from Thrifty Shopaholic created her own beach scene to hang in her billiard room. During the painting process, she used painter’s tape to separate the water from the sky and help form the sea oats. She finished by blending a little brown into the white edges of the canvas to lend a bit [...Read More]

Golden Ruffle Pillow

Erin from Lemontree Creations was featured on KoJo Designs and shared this gorgeous pillow she adorned with ruffles. I have also found myself eying the pretty ruffled pillows at Pier One. I am loving the combination of textures here with the fluffy pillow and distressed wooden chair. Erin was inspired by the Ruffle Pillow from [...Read More]

Textured Copper Platter

Jennifer from Rustic Renditions created some cool texture on a plate with some tissue paper and Mod Podge.  The results are a simply stunning and a great focal point for her armoire vignette. Her original inspiration was the Textured Copper Ceramic Platter which retails at Pier 1 Imports for $130. Go visit Rustic Renditions for [...Read More]

Rustic “Eat” Sign

Amanda from Crafts By Amanda created this distressed eat sign from some old found barnwood.  I love the fork and spoon embellishment against the rustic painted wood finish.  I love the look of the grainy wood peeking through the paint. Her original inspiration came from Pier 1 Imports Home Wall Hooks. Go visit Crafts By [...Read More]