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]
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]
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]
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!
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!
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]