Easter Chair Backers

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Pottery Barn Kids always has the cutest seasonal chair backers, and lucky for us crafty folks, they are not too challenging to replicate. Amanda from Living in Grace immediately recognized this fact and was inspired to create an adorable lamb and bunny chair backer for Easter. They were a labor of love, requiring hours of cutting and stitching, but boy are they cute! Plus the kiddos love them!

pottery barn kids inspired easter chair backers

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Beaded Easter Candle Holders

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Becky from Posh Pink Giraffe shares my love for repurposing trash and recyclable items. She finally found a use for all the caps she’d been saving from her Pillsbury roll containers in these beaded votive holders. The caps make a great platform for the candles to rest on and provide the base for the pipe cleaner and bead framework. Becky’s candle holders have all the sparkle and luster of her Pottery Barn inspiration without the cost!

pottery barn inspired beaded easter candle holders

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Facet Test Tube Vases

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If you are a lover of geometric décor, you’ve got to check out these facet bud vases created by Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage! All it took was “a little bit of leftover wood and some snazzy saw moves” for Gina to create her lovely vases. Maybe we can will spring to come faster by filling our homes with vases and blooms {wink}!

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Silver Starburst Mirror

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I am thrilled to have Mrs. Polly Rogers back with another of her fabulous and frugal creations, and let me say that her starburst mirror is a true lesson in thriftiness! The secret ingredient here is bendy straws that Polly painted silver and attached to an inexpensive round mirror. Polly says, “This project is fast, cheap, and easy but DRAMATIC and stands up to the closest scrutiny.”

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Vintage Easter Egg Prints

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Emily from life{illustrated} is always looking for seasonal art inspiration, and the vintage egg prints from Ballard Designs caught her eye. For Emily, they were “just the right amount of ‘spring’ without looking too cheesy or juvenile.” So Emily headed to the Graphics Fairy and made her own art for FREE! It’s really as simple as printing it out and popping it in a frame!

vintage easter egg prints inspired by ballard

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Applique Ruffle Towel

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To some a towel is simply a thing of function, but it can definitely add to the design of your bathroom. Just check out these pretty ruffled towels from Jaime at That’s My Letter! Jaime transformed a plain Jane towel with bias tape ruffles and an easy appliqued personalization. I always love Jaime’s easy-to-follow techniques that empower everyone to DIY, and this tutorial  is no exception!

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Rope Orb Chandelier

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Breanna from 929 Design wanted to recreate an amazing rope orb chandelier similar to what Restoration Hardware is selling for $499. She was able to do it for just under $25! “How?” you might ask… The secret to Breanna’s frugal fixture is that she used hula hoops to create the orb and then used the “insides” from a secondhand fixture for the light. Hula hoops are on the shelves now, so it’s the perfect time of year to make your own orb chandy!

rh inspired rope orb chandelier from hula hoops

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Planked Wood King Bed

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When looking for a bed for her master bedroom, Bridgett from Osie Moats knew she wanted something “earthy, simple, and serene.” She found a bed from West Elm that fit her description but mostly definitely not her budget. Of course, a DIY was in order! Not only did building her own bed save Bridgett a pretty penny ($150 versus $1,099), but it also allowed her the flexibility to modify the dimensions to fit her large mattress.

west elm inspired stria bed

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