When it comes to shopping for decorative accessories, HomeGoods is generally one of the first stops for Katie from Upcycled Treasures. However, it’s also one of her favorites stores for inspiration – especially when she came across a budget-breaking $500 console that she loved. Luckily, Katie was able to find the DIY building plans online […Read More]
Tamara from Provident Home Design had a space behind her dining table that was just big enough for a narrow console table. She came across a sleek gold leaf and marble table with a slim open frame design and devised a plan to recreate it with materials from the hardware store. Tamara says it’s a […Read More]
Tamara from Provident Home Design had been crushing on a blue and white striped lamp from Wisteria for quite some time. She knew the $219 bold and beautiful lamp would look gorgeous on her newly DIYed console table – just not at that price. Tamara was still able to bring the look to her console […Read More]
Did you realize that yesterday was the first official day of spring? Tamara from Provident Home Design added a little touch of spring to her mantel with a DIY canvas painting that exudes a bright and airy vibe. Even if you consider yourself a non-artist, don’t write this project off. Tamara says she is not a painter but still decided to test her luck and learned a lot along the way. Now she has a pretty painting to show for it!
With a large, blank vaulted wall behind her sofa, Aly of Entirely Eventful Day knew she needed something there and that it needed to be BIG. Large pieces of artwork definitely do not come cheap, so Aly hit up the craft store to paint her own abstract wall art. Aly says, “I may not be ready for the art galleries… But I saved hundreds of dollars, it fills the space and adds interest and color… and I love it!”
A few days ago I mentioned the State Pride Tour I hosted over at Infarrantly Creative and shared a Pottery Barn-inspired map triptych. Cheryl from Tidy Mom also participated in the fun, representing her home state of Missouri with a framed vintage state map. Cheryl cut her map into four pieces and then placed each one into frames she glammed up with some Rub N Buff. I love the combination of the sophisticated antique map and glitzy gold frames!
MJ from 517 Creations spied a lovely autumn pillow with a large, brightly colored leaf and acorns gracing the front. Since the almost $100 price tag completely obliterated any idea of actually purchasing the pillow, MJ simply made her own. MJ stitched a vein detail onto the leaf and then used Heat N’ Bond to attach it to the pillow fabric. She finished it off by stitching around the edges for a lovely fall applique.