Super Simple Halloween Crow Wreath

Last Halloween, Bren of Bren Did took a cue from Williams-Sonoma and added a crow wreath to her collection of DIY Halloween decorations. She loved the wreath since it met her criteria of interesting but not gory Halloween décor but sure wasn’t feeling the $69.95 price tag. Here’s from Bren: “I decided that I would […Read More]

Best of Knock Off Decor #7: Pumpkin and Moss Fall Wreath

Melissa from 320 Sycamore shares a tutorial for a beautiful fall wreath that deviates a little from the typical assortment of brightly colored leaves. Melissa glued moss to a wreath form she’d salvaged from her neighbor’s garbage the previous year and then added lots of little pumpkins. The icing on the cake is the burlap […Read More]

Modern Outdoor Bench for $35

As soon as I saw this DIY outdoor bench from Amy at DIY Candy, I was in LOVE! Amy and her boyfriend decided that every porch needs a bench and set out to build one. The qualifications? It had to be “…modern, inexpensive, load bearing (no falling apart please), and look great.” The couple came […Read More]

IKEA Hack Kitchen Cart with Marble Top

Meg of Oliver and Rust was in need of extra counter space in her kitchen and came across a butcher block kitchen island from Williams-Sonoma that fit her needs – just not her budget. Meg turned to DIY and was struggling to get a plan together until she laid eyes on an old IKEA kitchen-turned-paint […Read More]

Plaid Christmas Stockings

Most likely your stockings are already hung by the chimney with care in hopes that Saint Nicholas soon will be there. Jaime from That’s My Letter helped a family who welcomed a little one this year get ready for the big day with a set of personalized plaid stockings. There’s not much that says Christmas like the red and green tartan!

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Framed Script Art

Sonny from 155 Dream Lane had to look twice when she came across a framed farm log from Williams-Sonoma that cost over $1,000. The kicker is that it’s just a print! Craziness. Instead of dropping a mortgage payment, Sonny grabbed a frame from her yard sale stash and some script wrapping paper she had and made a similar piece of artwork. With all the pretty papers out there, what a great idea to turn them into wall art!

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Spring Hydrangea Wreath

Kristi from KrisKraft had been waiting for the weather to warm up enough to justify the presence of a new spring wreath on her front door. She found a hydrangea-covered one that she loved but had a price tag of $130. Crazy! Especially considering you can make your own nearly identical one for a small […Read More]

Glass Hurricane Jars

I love the versatility of hurricane jars for decorating but am sometimes shocked at how pricey they can be. Emily from Décor Chick shares how to avoid the hefty price tag by making your own with dollar store materials. Emily attached a glass hurricane to a candlestick to create her footed hurricane jars for a […Read More]

Soap and Lotion Labels

Connie at Connie Nikiforoff Designs purchased an inexpensive soap and lotion set from Big Lots and made them look like a pricey set from Williams-Sonoma by simply creating new labels on her computer. The personalized touch adds a little something special and also makes for a great gift idea! Connie was inspired by the Williams-Sonoma Essential […Read More]