Twine Storage Hangers

anthro inspired twine hangers

With loads of ribbon, twine, thread, and the like, Jami from Freckled Laundry is always on the lookout for creative ways to keep it all organized. She came upon a cute wall hanger that fits nicely through the center of the spool so each one is neat, visible, and easily accessible. These little hangers look [...Read More]

Framed Pressed Leaves

diy pressed botanicals

To add interest to a small wall in her living room Amanda from Bullfrogs and Bulldogs recreated some botanical pressings she fell in love with at Restoration Hardware. Amanda’s DIY version uses Goodwill frames and botanicals from her farm. Amanda says, “Adding a little antique charm to them makes them the perfect fit for our [...Read More]

Wood Beach Banner


All the beachy summer décor gracing the pages of Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog has been great inspiration for Kim from Sand & Sisal who has been working on her boys’ surf-themed bedroom. In just a few hours and for zero dollars Kim was able to create a 6-foot beach pennant to hang across their wall. [...Read More]

Oversized Map Art

oversized map art

Becca at From Gardners Two Bergers always blows me away with her ability to replicate pricey pieces of art. Not only are her DIY versions the spitting images of their designer counterparts, but they cost way less. For this piece of large map art, Becca printed the map image as multiple color copies to avoid [...Read More]

Faux Flower Centerpiece

Heather from Heather’s Helpings spied a floral arrangement on display in Pottery Barn that she loved, but it was priced at $226. She thought that she could probably make it herself, and did for just under $28! Just three items are needed to create this focal piece. Heather says, “What I love though is it’s [...Read More]

Modern Girls Nightstand

Jaime from That’s My Letter couldn’t stop at building her daughter just a new headboard. Of course, a fancy new headboard necessitates a fancy new nightstand! Jaime teamed up with Ana White to build this modern nightstand that boasts fabulous canted legs. Jaime loves that the nightstand provided hidden storage with the drawers and easy [...Read More]

Paint Splattered Coat Rack

Jana at Transformations from the Heart had a $4.00 ugly brown coat rack from a garage sale that needed an up-do. While browsing the Anthropologie site, she came across a paint-splattered rack for $980.00 that looked like a lot of fun but was too costly for her pocketbook. Thus, the creation began. Jana even got [...Read More]

Happy 4th of July!

This picture is of the firework display we got to enjoy last weekend at my dad’s lakehouse in Michigan.  I swear sitting on a pontoon amongst 200 other boats is the way to watch fireworks.  Unfortunately, we are now back in dry-as-a-bone Indiana and have a burn ban going on so no fireworks going on [...Read More]