Framed Subway Art

All of you regular KOD readers are no stranger to the mad DIY-wall-art skills of Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers. In about ten minutes and for ten cents, Becca created her own subway art in honor of the city she grew up in. This is an awesome way to pay homage to your hometown, [...Read More]

Outdoor Wood Dining Table

Like a good and loving daughter, Brooke from Killer b. Designs came to her mom’s aid when she wanted a pricey (as in $4000!) outdoor dining table. Brooke hunted down some plans, made a few modifications, and got to building. For only $230, Brooke’s mom now has a solid wood 10′ table that she loves [...Read More]

Metallic Table with Stained Top

A two-toned paint and stain finish has become one of my faves. I love this rendition from Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers that shakes things up a bit by integrating another popular trend – metallic furniture! Becca turned a MDF side table that she was considering sending packing into a true Hollywood star. The [...Read More]

Burlap Covered Sofa

After seeing “deconstructed” furniture in person, Amanda from Burlap & Denim was even more in love with that mid-construction look than ever. She replicated it with a secondhand sofa and some burlap and thumb tacks. The transformation totaled in at $8.50 thanks to Amanda’s cost-effective substitution of inexpensive thumb tacks for pricey nailheads. Amanda also [...Read More]

Door to Trumeau Mirror

This French-inspired mirror from Suzanne at Meridian Road is just another example of the beauty that can be created from an old door. With some decorative accents and paint, Suzanne transformed a $2.50 thrift store door into a gorgeous trumeau-style mirror. I love the architectural element it adds to the space.   Suzanne’s mirror reminds [...Read More]

Wood and Metal Coffee Table

Do you love the look of industrial style coffee tables but not the whopping price tag that accompanies them? Then check out how Amanda from The Ivy Cottage created her own with some boards and copper piping. DIY allowed Amanda to custom fit the table to her space and even modify the design to include [...Read More]

Rustic Wood Bookshelf

All you regular KOD readers probably remember the awesome platform bed, nightstand, and shelves that Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic built for her son’s bedroom. This construction queen has been at it again with an Ana White bookshelf. As if Whitney’s mad building skills aren’t enough, she has this shelf styled to the nines with [...Read More]

Easter Bunny Pillow

Nicole from Shabby Beach Nest was floored when she saw the price of a bunny pillow that her daughter wanted to get for Easter – $75!  Nicole says, “I knew I could make this pillow on the cheap, and boy was I right. This pillow cost me a whopping $0.” I love Nicole’s resourcefulness in [...Read More]