Orb Light Fixture

Thrifty Décor Chick Sarah wanted a fun and a little bit funky light to hang above the new craft table in her soon-to-be finished basement. Of course, a DIY table for inspiring creativity necessitates a DIY light fixture! Sarah created a cool orb light from embroidery hoops and an Edison bulb. By making her own [...Read More]

Upholstered Accent Chair

Who doesn’t love a big, comfy chair? Over at The Design Confidential you can find the plans to build your own suite chair inspired by Pottery Barn Teen. Cher-Ann from Design Studio C built and upholstered this chair for her daughter as a part of her new teen room. It’s the perfect spot for reading, [...Read More]

Hanging Wall Planter

Lets from Chezrivegauche’s Blog was inspired by some beautiful containers made by Farrah Sit to create a more budget-friendly version. Lets replicated the look for less than $10 by attaching  a piece of scrap leather to an ASKER container from Ikea and then embellishing it with thumbtacks. I love this idea to display plants as [...Read More]

Woven Pillow Cover

You know I love me some DIY pillow projects! Aimee from Twigg Studios created a cool pillow with a windowpane effect by weaving together strips of fabric. The intertwined strips give this neutral pillow tons of pizzazz.  Aimee’s pillow and her Horchow inspiration are practically twinsies! Aimee was inspired by the Windowpane Pillow from Horchow. [...Read More]

Wooden World Map

Melissa from The Happier Homemaker saw an amazing wooden world map art piece that would be perfect for her son’s room, but not with the $475 price tag.  With some wood scraps, stain, and A LOT of patience she was able to make her own. Melissa had originally intended to hang her map on the [...Read More]

Union Jack Dresser

Those of you who have seen Miss Mustard Seed’s Union Jack dresser know it’s not something easily forgotten. Denise from A Girl and A Brush was inspired by this popular dresser to paint one of her own. Denise says, “There is something about a Union Jack that makes you feel drawn to it automatically. For [...Read More]

Framed Subway Art

Melaine from My Sweet Savannah was determined to find a way to recreate Restoration Hardware’s pricey $550 subway art for a whole lot less. With the help of a $15 yard sale frame and the oversized copier at Kinko’s, she was able to make her own framed art that stands proudly at about 5-feet. Using [...Read More]

Glass Hurricane with Rope

Tracie from Cleverly Inspired shares another simple DIY project that features… wait for it… rope, of course! Tracie was inspired by a rope-rich arrangement from Pottery Barn catalog to create her own glass vase filled with rope. Tracie says, “I love the nautical style and the texture of the rope. The hardware store makes it [...Read More]