Megan from Latte Everyday is a girl who loves to craft and create for her home and is slowing filling up her walls with her creations. That even goes for her closet! Megan loved the classic, vintage look of PB Teen’s Fashion Sentiment Art and recreated it for about $12. She says, “It is a [...Read More]
Erin for Crafts Unleashed shows just how easy it is to create painted-dipped wall letters just like those from PB Teen. In addition to saving tons of money through DIY, you can also customize the style and color of the letters to match your style. Erin says, “Create a personal monogram or spell out an [...Read More]
Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust got a call from her church’s youth pastor requesting a storage solution for rec room supplies. She got right to work, scouring the internet for ideas and stumbling upon a wood and wire basket rack from PB Teen. Kristen easily recreated it only 45 minutes by attaching wire baskets to [...Read More]
Katie from Addicted to DIY finally crossed off a project that had been on her DIY list for awhile – a ladder bookshelf for her oldest son’s room. While the wire baskets may account for the bulk of the expense with this project, they are also what makes it so stinkin’ awesome! In this case, [...Read More]
Jen from House of Wood recently had the joy of seeing her baby sister get married and even completed a few DIYs for the big day. She had been noticing light-up marquees in home decor catalogs, and her sis asked Jen to make some that read “Mr&Mrs" as wedding décor. Jen did just that using [...Read More]
When Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic sold her house, she sold her furniture right along with it. Ashley knew she’d want to build new pieces for the spaces and her first mission was getting everyone’s bed off the floor. For her oldest son, Ashley built a platform bed following plans from Ana White and added on locking casters for even more style. Want to build your own? Ashley says, “This bed is definitely a project for beginners. It’s SOOOOOO easy to build, and you can build and finish it in an afternoon!”
Therese of Fresh Idea Studio finally wrapped up a project that she had promised her oldest daughter over six months ago – a “furlicious” chair that will actually make your kids want to sit and do their homework! Therese simply covered an existing desk chair with a faux fur rug from IKEA. This isn’t some difficult upholstery project only an experience seamstress can pull off. Therese’s genius in using the rug makes the process so simple, and she even suggests skipping the needle and thread altogether and using hot glue if that’s more your speed.
When her son requested a new desk for his bedroom, Bharati of Techie’s DIY Adventures politely turned down her husband’s offer to buy one and started scouring Craigslist for fixer uppers. She finally found a desk that had definitely seen better days, BUT it was only $15 and close to home. Whoop whoop! Bharati performed quite the miraculous makeover with a little love and a lot of elbow grease. It’s pretty amazing what a can of paint and roll of beadboard wallpaper can do!