Fall Cloches from Thrift Store Finds

DIY Home Decor | These beautiful cloches that rival those from Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware were made from thrift store items - and a little creativity!

You have likely seen cloches in décor magazines a time or two. They are perfect for seasonal decorating, as Sherry from Savvy Apron demonstrates with her DIY cloches that currently house pumpkins and gourds for fall. The kicker is that Sherry made them from an assortment of thrift store finds. An old dome clock, cheese […Read More]

Pipe and Rope Shelves for a Boy’s Room

DIY Home Decor | Restoration Hardware Knock Off Rope and Pipe Shelves ~ I love the all the textures combined into these DIY wall shelves!

When Erin from Meadow Lake Road was recently challenged to create something with rope, she knew exactly what she wanted to make – a set of pipe and rope shelves inspired by RH Baby & Child. Erin had already been eyeing the shelves for one of her sons’ bedrooms and recreated them with wood, rope, […Read More]

Once a Bookshelf… Now Mudroom Lockers!

mudroom cubbies from bookshelf

Restoration Hardware’s entryway lockers had Meesh from imeeshu swooning for months. She had designed a full-on building plan before realizing she could pull it off without risking sawing off a finger. Meesh redirected her efforts and found a bookshelf she could repurpose with the addition of a few boards and chalk paint. Meesh says, “A […Read More]

Wood and Metal Console Table

DIY Furniture | Restoration Hardware Knock Off Console ~ Find out how to build this Restoration Hardware inspired console table with casters for $200 instead of $2000!

Jeanna from Barefoot in Blue Jeans had been looking for additional storage for her kitchen/dining room and found just what she wanted at Restoration Hardware. Well, just what she wanted except for the $2000 price tag! Jeanna drew up plans and built a console that looks identical for only $200, and that includes $100 toward […Read More]

Nautical Rope Mirror

diy rope mirror

Leah of Moss Eclectic had only one item on her must-have list for her son’s nursery – a rope mirror like the beauty she’d been admiring from Restoration Hardware. Since the $650 original would have totally blown the nursery budget out of the water, Leah instead turned the friendly-on-the-wallet IKEA for a round mirror. With […Read More]

Turn an Old Picture Frame into a Wall Shelf

DIY Wall Decor ~ DIY Frame Shelves

Do you have a blank wall that needs filling? I love love love this idea from Shanty 2 Chic for making shelves from old picture frames. Whitney says, “This is such simple project, and a great way to reuse old frames or to dress up cheap frames.” I bet most of us have a few […Read More]

DIY Concrete Dining Table

DIY Furniture ~ Concrete Top Dining Table

After seeing a concrete dining table at Restoration Hardware, April from Uncookie Cutter decided to create her own knock-off for way cheaper. And when I saw concrete, I am not talking about a faux painting technique to mimic the look of concrete. No, we are talking about a legitimate 500 lb. concrete tabletop! April says […Read More]

Simple Dresser Makeover for a Boy’s Room

Restoration Hardware Knock Off Dresser

I love Jen from iHeart Organizing’s advice about shopping for items for your home. Jen suggests first finding exactly what you want (no matter the price tag) and then weighing out options for achieving the look at a lower cost. That is exactly the case with this Restoration Hardware knock off dresser from Megan at […Read More]