How to Make Agate Paperweights

I am just loving this tutorial for making your own pretty paperweights from Ryan of Roundhouse Designs! As Ryan shares on Momtastic, he had been wanting to do a project with resin for some time. When he saw Pottery Barn’s glass paperweights, he knew he’d found his subject. Ryan used soap molds and agate slices […Read More]

Butterfly Mobile for a Little Girl’s Room

Rena of The Cheese Thief and contributor at Crafts Unleashed recreated a butterfly chandelier she spotted at Pottery Barn using wax paper and bakers twine. The wax paper is perfect for achieving a light, airy feel and giving the appearance of fluttering butterfly wings. What a great way to lend a magical note to a […Read More]

LOVE Wall Art from Scrap Wood

Shanna of Restoration Redoux saw Pottery Barn’s paneled LOVE wall art and knew she could make her own. She headed home to the scrap wood pile and cut a few boards to size. While Shanna knew her husband could cut letters out with the jigsaw, she also knew Michael’s sells precut letters for next-to-nothing. Shanna […Read More]

Easy Wood iPad Stand for $3

Did you get a shiny new iPad for Christmas this year? I love using mine to display recipes in the kitchen and made a handy dandy stand a couple of years ago from scrap wood. Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic had the same idea and whipped up this wood iPad holder for only $3! I […Read More]

Garage Cubby Lockers

After the holidays, I know one thing I am always in need of is more organization.  Michelle from Chalkboard Blue built this set of lockers to tame the masses of coats, backpacks, and sports equipment that were taking over her garage. I love that they are just as pretty as they are functional! Michelle’s inspiration […Read More]

Vintage Mail Sorter Shoe Organizer

A couple of days ago, I ran across this UH-mazing shoe organizer on Remodelaholic. If you have multiple people living in your house, you know that shoes can present quite the organizational hazard without the proper storage. Sara of Sincerely Sara D was thrilled when she came across a vintage mail sorter at an antique […Read More]

Simple Jingle Bell Napkin Rings

When Sharon from The Blue Willow House saw Pottery Barn’s Jingle Bell Napkin Rings, she knew they’d be the perfect addition to her holiday table. She created her own using a narrow black belt, jingle bells, and glue. It really couldn’t be simpler, and using a leather belt makes Sharon’s napkin rings look almost identical […Read More]

Wood Wall Stars for Less than a Dollar!

These Pottery Barn knock off wood stars rank up there as one of Amanda from A Few Short Cuts’ favorite DIY projects ever! Amanda loved the stars as soon as she saw them on Pottery Barn’s website. You know what she didn’t love… the $129 price tag! A search online turned up detailed woodworking plans […Read More]