Dollar Store Vases to Hobnail Vases

DIY Home Decor ~ Hobnail Vases

Everyday Mark Montano brings in some fresh clipped flowers from his garden, and, of course, beautiful blooms need beautiful vases. Mark shares how he made these hobnail vases from dollar store glassware and gave them the look of pottery using a faux pottery painting technique. Looks like it’s time to take a trip to the […Read More]

Folding Butler Tray Stand

DIY Furniture ~ West Elm Knock Off Butler Tray Stand

Need an extra side table for your outdoor seating area? Or maybe a serving tray for dining al fresco? Or how about a beverage stand for your dining room? Jen from House of Wood shares the project plans for this butler stand that can do it all! Jen says that you’d be amazed at how […Read More]

Striped Outdoor Pouf

West Elm Knock Off Pouf

Aniko from Place of My Taste has a beautiful outdoor area that is bursting with bright colors and patterns. Since her family spends as much time as possible out there during the warmer months, Aniko knew they could always use an extra seat or footrest. She fell hard for West’s Elm striped pouf but couldn’t […Read More]

DIY Wood Slat Bench

West Elm Knock Off Wood Slat Bench

After moving into her new home, Chelsea of Making Home Base was in need of extra seating for her screened-in porch. Chelsea knew West Elm’s wood slat bench would be perfect. Not only would it provide a couple of extra seats, but it could also serve as a drop zone after playing outside. Chelsea was […Read More]

Rustic Wood Picture Ledge

West Elm Knock Off Deep Picture Ledge

I love picture ledges because they make it so simple to rearrange and change out wall art. Once those shelves are up, you can move frames and swap pictures to your hearts content! Aniko from Place of My Taste shares a simple tutorial for building your own wall ledge for only $10, and it’s ridiculously […Read More]

Important Paper Organization Board

West Elm Inspired Notice Board

Do you have a spot on your counters or desk that is constantly piled with an unruly stack of papers? Who doesn’t. Right? Corey of Tiny Sidekick created this DIY notice board to organize those papers that were cluttering her counters. Now she can actually see  her to-do lists and party invitations. With back-to-school up […Read More]

DIY Plant Stand–ANYONE Can Build!

West Elm Knock Off Plant Stands

When Corey from Tiny Sidekick was coming up with a woodworking plan for these West Elm inspired plant stands, she wanted it to be a project anyone could do. Thus, this simple wood plant stand was born! It’s perfect for adding style to your potted plants both indoors and out and giving them a little […Read More]

Sisal Rope Bowl


Kate from Centsational Girl fell head over heals for a rope bowl from West Elm and just couldn’t move on, even months after it was no longer available. Instead of continuing to pine for the lost bowl, Kate grabbed her glue gun and created her own by wrapping sisal rope around a cheap metal bucket. […Read More]