Faux White Ceramic Vases

Melissa from The Happier Homemaker had been coveting all of the beautiful ceramic vases she was seeing in home decor catalogs like West Elm recently but couldn’t justify the cost. Instead she transformed cheap dollar store and thrifted vases into faux ceramic vases with a quick coat of spray paint. Isn’t it funny how some [...Read More]

Monogrammed Doormat

While cleaning out her garage, Laura from Inspiration for Moms found a doormat that had seen better days. The front was dirty, tattered, and completely worn. Imagine her surprise when she flipped it over to find the back in great condition. That’s when the idea struck to create a DIY version of a Pottery Barn [...Read More]

Latitude and Longitude Signs

Jeannine from The Concrete Cottage  loved L.L. Bean’s Latitude & Longitude signs and wanted to use several of them to line a tall wall in her great room. She had wonderful ideas of showcasing places her family had lived and vacationed. However, with a price tag of $34.95 a piece, there was no way Jeannine [...Read More]

Standing Display Bookshelf

Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust built this standing bookshelf for a friend who was expecting her first baby. Along with saving some green, Kristen was able to customize the size of the shelf to fit the nursery. I love how this style of shelf shows the fronts of the books instead of the spines. Why [...Read More]

Painted Bird Figurine

Andrea from Decorating Cents loves West Elm style but hates having to spend so much money for it. Dropping $14 for a small table accessory seems a little steep. Luckily, Andrea found a little birdie on  clearance at Target that was similar to ones she’d spied from West Elm. She brought one home and gave [...Read More]

Reclaimed Wood Mirror

Lindsay from Living with Lindsay recently shared a PB-inspired mirror that she made a few years back but still loves today. Now that is the sign of a successful project! Lindsay pieced together cuts of repurposed floor boards around an inexpensive mirror to pull of that designer look for way less dough. Lindsay points out [...Read More]

Wood Bead Chandelier

The uber talented crafty chic Jen from Tatertots and Jello has been working on redecorating her guest bedroom with a modern beach vibe. When it came time to tackle the light fixture, Jen knew a DIY wood bead chandelier was in order. Jen’s chandy is absolutely gorgeous! I am loving the little bling she added [...Read More]

Mint Green Painted Nightstands

After Meagan from Craft Habit inherited an a pair of IKEA nightstands from her brother, she decided to revamp them with mint-colored paint and some cane webbing. Meagan says, “I believe that a home should be filled with history and character. Although we cannot (yet) stick furniture in a time machine to give it history, [...Read More]