Jen from Girl in the Garage is excited to finally have some wall art hanging in her bedroom. She purchased a couple of original art pieces while visiting Paris last fall and then saw a wire Bonjour sculpture from Anthropologie that would fit beautifully with them. Jen knew she could beat the $48 price tag and made her own version for just $4 using some wire from the craft store. Jen says her wire wall art was so simple to make, and I love how it can easily be customized to any name, word, or phrase!
After seeing the gorgeous upholstered bed Kelly from View Along the Way made, Carissa of Carissa Miss knew it was just what she wanted for her daughter’s bedroom. Carissa modified Kelly’s dimensions to fit a twin-sized bed and got to work building, upholstering, and adding nailhead trim. I love the shape of the headboard for a little girl’s room – it reminds me of a princess’ throne!
Morgan from Sweet and Salty Sugar Boys had an old planter from the thrift store sitting in her unused decorating stash, a reminder of decorating days and tastes gone by… That is until the Ballard Designs catalog came in the mail! Morgan ripped out a page featuring a silver urn and transformed her previously brass planter into a treasured knock-off with just a few coats of paint. Morgan says this piece is now her showstopper centerpiece and can be used for any holiday or special occasion by simply swapping out the flowers!
If you’ve got kids, you’ve been probably been finding random plastic Easter eggs around the house. Morena of Morena’s Corner shares a creative way to repurpose those eggs into a kid-friendly wind chime project. Morena painted her egg halves and then threaded them onto a wire to resemble a fish. A bell on the wire makes for a pretty jingling sound when the wind blows. Here’s what Morena has to say about her project, “It’s a thrifty way to craft with kids while recycling at the same time. Win-win!”
For only an hour of your time, Amy from Joyful Daisy shows how you can save $150-$175 on a table runner just like one from her beloved MacKenzie-Childs. Amy was thrilled when she came across a green toile fabric her mom had purchased years ago for a forgotten project and paired with her own houndstooth fabric to make this table runner for only $1. Amy says, “This adorable table runner would make a perfect gift for mom with Mother’s Day right around the corner, and you could even top it off with a fresh bouquet of flowers.”
There are so many gorgeous Anthropologie jewelry knock-offs out there I had to share another that Mom would love to unwrap on Mother’s Day. Carly from Chic Steals created this stunning beaded tassel necklace for only $8! She says, “Anyone would love to receive this as a thoughtful gift – and you can totally customize […Read More]
There’s not much that melts a Grandma’s heart like her grandchildren, and most grandmas will go gaga for a gift personalized with their names. Last year I created this framed wall art for my mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. At Infarrantly Creative I walk you through the process to make your own custom printable using a free online program. I promise it is super quick and easy and sure to bring a smile to Grandma or Mom’s face!
I just featured these DIY candles a couple months ago, but I think they would make lovely Mother’s Day gifts and wanted to give them another moment in the spotlight. Tiffany of A Splendid Occasion shares at Pizzazzerie how she turned vintage glasses into elegant and classy candle holders. This could be wonderful way to repurpose a few pieces of china that aren’t getting much use, or you can always find glasses a plenty at thrift stores and flea markets.