Wood and Metal Console Table

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

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

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

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

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]

Salvaged Wood Balustrade Coffee Table

After living with her small, wobbly coffee table for ten years, Tricia from Simplicity in the South was more than ready to welcome a more substantial piece into her home. Tricia actually built her new “beefier” table for a mere $50 since most of the wood was salvaged from an old building. And would you […Read More]

Pipe Shelving for the Dining Room

Lisa from Over the Big Moon had been dreaming about adding shelves above her buffet for quite some time. When she saw a pic of Restoration Hardware’s beloved distressed pine shelves, she knew they were perfect! Lisa had the handy fellows at Home Depot cut her wood to size and then sanded and stained it. […Read More]

Chalk Paint Armoire with Antiqued Mirror Insets

When she no longer needed the hutch in her dining, Deb from Seeking Lavender Lane decided to give it new life and purpose in her daughter’s bedroom. The entire space was inspired by Restoration Hardware, and Deb knew a gorgeous French style armoire would be the perfect addition. Deb painted the exterior with chalk paint, […Read More]