Valentine’s Envelope Chair Backer

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I made my kids chair backers for Halloween last year and they absolutely loved the thrill of finding treats inside each morning. Carrie from Simply Home shares how she created these adorable felt chair backers for Valentine’s Day with a few basic supplies. While the detail work may be a bit time consuming, you can save some serious dough by making these yourself. Carrie spent only $20 for four chair backers as opposed to paying $27 a piece with monogram!

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White Desk with Wood Top

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Kate from Magic City Thistle exercised some serious resourcefulness to recreate the look of a white desk with wood top she’d been eyeing from Pottery Barn. The base was the simple part – a few storage cubes, and Kate was done. However, it’s pretty tricky to make a wood desktop without any wood. Kate rummaged around and found an old shelf, cardboard, and wood grain contact paper to work with. How’s that for rocking what you’ve got?!?

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Rustic Wood Clock

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Kara of Kara Paslay Designs totally came through on her promise to replicate a rustic wood clock from Pottery Barn. I love the split wooden disc left over from another project that Kara selected for the clock face. I mean… does it get any more rustic? Kara’s clock is definitely full of one-of-a-kind charm just like her inspiration!

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DIY Bottle Lamp

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As Amanda from What Hopes and Dreams are Made of points out, glass lamps are a great fit for pretty much any color scheme or decorating style. It leaves little question to why they have soared in popularity! Amanda got in on the craze by making her own bottle lamp from an apple juice jug she already had. Amanda’s lamp came in at only $24.50, and that includes the shade!

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French Valentine’s Pillow

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I always know Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict won’t let me down when it comes to creating fabulous DIY pillows on a dime. The girl has out-pillowed even me! In preparation for Valentine’s Day, Debbie created this French telegram pillow using an iron-on transfer.  With tons of texture, Debbie’s pillow far surpasses her inspiration in my book!

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Decoupage “LOVE” Canvas

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Yesterday I shared a wooden “LOVE” sign to get your sweet and sappy Valentine’s creative juices flowing. Anna from My Life and Kids turned to her tried-and-true scrapbook paper and Mod Podge technique to create a wall canvas with a similar design. The piece of art found a permanent home in her baby’s nursery but would also make great holiday décor.

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“LOVE” Wall Plaque

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With Valentine’s Day just at a month away, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about how to show your décor a little love. Cristina at Remodelando la Casa repurposed some ceiling beams and plywood into a wall plaque in honor of the day of love. I’m all about that pop of red Cristina added to spice up the monochromatic art!

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Wood Buffet Table

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Pam from Our Adventures in Home Improvement has been blessed with a husband who can build just about anything. Each Christmas he likes to make her a piece of furniture, and 2012 found them in need of table for behind the couch. Pam and her handy hubs modified the design for a buffet from Pottery Barn that provides plenty of storage for extra dishes and such. I can only dream of being able to build a piece of furniture like this!

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