Easy-Enough-for-Kids Glitter Star Ornaments

glitter star christmas ornaments inspired by west elm

Jenny from Renovar Design has started an awesome tradition with her kids of collecting Christmas ornaments that commemorate important life events, interests, and travels so they will have fully decorated AND meaningful Christmas trees of their own one day! Jenny says the tradition is still going strong 16 years later, and this year she got […Read More]

Book Page Spiral Wall Art

DIY Spiral Paper Wall Art

Angela from Blue i Style is a huge fan of creating her own wall art. She says, “I love saving money by making something myself, I like being able to customize art to perfectly suit my space, and I just plain enjoy the creative process.” While searching for inspiration for art to include in her […Read More]

$7 Deer Head Wall Décor

DIY Wall Decor Faux Deer Head

Rhiannon from Being Mom{me} had been swooning over the "fauxdermy" pieces from West Elm, ZGallerie, and the like. She just couldn’t quite justify the cost for a trendy decorative accessory that she might change her mind about in a month. While browsing at Michaels, Rhiannon stumbled upon the perfect (yet affordable) solution in a paper […Read More]

Wooden Spheres from Embroidery Hoops

industrial wood spheres

Doreen from Hymns and Verses wanted to create wooden spheres for her son’s upcoming wedding reception that is being held in an old cigar factory. They needed quite a few of the spheres, which would make them very expensive to purchase. Instead, Doreen got creative and had a crafty gathering with the bride and her […Read More]

Geometric Painted Rug for Only $20!

west elm inspired painted rug

Earlier this year I shared an amazing West Elm-inspired rug that Katie from Upcycled Treasures made with just a Sharpie in hand. Katie has blown me away again with another rug masterpiece! It sports a geometric Navajo design that Katie recreated in Illustrator.  This allowed Katie to create a template (without having to do any […Read More]

Industrial Pipe Leg Dining Table

pipe dining table

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body needed a table for her eat-in-kitchen area and fell in love with a pipe-legged beauty from one of her favorite stores–West Elm. Unfortunately, the large table retailed for about $2,000! Tasha says, “Yeah, that wasn’t going to happen… SO, we decided to make our own, and we […Read More]

Rustic Tree Stump Side Table

tree stump end table

Julie from Redhead Can Decorate lives surrounded by trees, so it’s no surprise that one eventually made its way into her home as a stump side table. The hardest part of this project for Julie was choosing a stump from her “collection.” She found an elm tree stump without bark and got to work debugging, […Read More]

Floor Pouf from Rugs

diy pouf from ikea rugs

Poufs offer a great option for extra seating. Not only are they soft and comfy on the tush, but they can easily be set aside when not needed. Always in need of extra chairs for get-togethers, Erika from Retropolitan set out to create her own poufs. When her fabric search came up dry, Erika came […Read More]