Gold Leaf Nightstand

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Mari from Crab + Fish wanted a gilded bedside table for her master bedroom and realized she already owned a nightstand with a very similar shape to one she’d been admiring from Urban Outfitters. With some gold leaf, Mari transformed the childhood furniture into one she can now love as an adult. How glam is this?

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Jelly Toast Coaster

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Want a fun homemade gift idea for the holidays? Janel from Nellie Bellie created a set of quirky coasters that resemble jelly toast using cork board and nail polish. I know I’ve got a few family members and friends who would get a kick out of this practical and original gift!

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Marquee Letters

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Being a girl that loves all things vintage and retro, Morena of Morena’s Corner needed to light up her life with some marquee letters. Morena shares at Crafts Unleashed how she made her letters without using cords and outlets so they are portable and can be moved around without any hassle. Morena suggests trying them out as fun party or wall décor. How cool would they be in a Hollywood themed bedroom or family theatre room?

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Vertical Magazine Rack

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Like Rachel from Smile and Wave, you may get excited about vertical storage that allows you to maximize small spaces. After finding metal wall hangers at a thrift store, Rachel was inspired to turn them into a leaning magazine rack similar to one she saw from Urban Outfitters. Rachel offers some great suggestions and resources for making your own since you may not find metal wall hangers like she did.

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Mint Green Painted Nightstands

After Meagan from Craft Habit inherited an a pair of IKEA nightstands from her brother, she decided to revamp them with mint-colored paint and some cane webbing. Meagan says, “I believe that a home should be filled with history and character. Although we cannot (yet) stick furniture in a time machine to give it history, […Read More]

Nature Mosaic Collage

Mandy from This Girls Life loved a nature inspired collage from Urban Outfitters.  Not only was it out of her price range but it also is no longer sold at Urban Outfitters.  For less than $5 she created the look and made a beautiful nature inspired mosaic collage.  This is a great project for all […Read More]

Wine Crate Bathroom Shelf

Kate from Change of Scenery wanted to give her less-than-ideal rental bathroom a little more visual appeal. Some enclosed shelving was Kate’s first step, so she picked up a wine crate for the job. After giving the crate some coats of stain and poly, up on the wall it went. I love the idea of […Read More]

Colorful Beaded Chandelier

One way Su from The Intentional Home brings a little joy into her day is by filling her home with bright colors that make her smile. When Su was mesmerized by a bejeweled chandelier in a boutique and then later found a brass chandy at a yard sale for fifty cents, the gears in her […Read More]