Felt Wreath Pillow

felt wreath pillow

Here is a beautiful, yet super simple, DIY holiday pillow from Jody at Homey Home Design that features a felt wreath with pom pom berries on a drop cloth pillow cover. I love how Jody shows that you don’t have to be a master seamstress to make a pretty pillow. A little fabric glue does the job quite nicely with this wreath!

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Black Distressed Dresser

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Tami from Curb Alert answered a Freecycle ad for a dresser sight unseen and drove twenty to pick up her new acquisition. While it was hardly the dresser of her dreams, Tami still had visions of transforming it into a Pottery Barn-inspired black beauty with distressed edges. Trust me when I say that you’ve got to check out the before pics to appreciate Tami’s skills!

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Pom Pom Ornaments

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Jen from Librarian Tells All has been on a mission to recreate West Elm’s ornament collection, and her latest and greatest is a fluffy and fun pom pom. For the price of one ornament from West Elm, you can make five, ten, or even twenty-five of Jen’s wallet-friendly version. As Jen points out, this is a great way to burn through some yarn if you’ve got a healthy supply.

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Printer’s Media Console

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Beth from Make Me Pretty Again was inspired by the immensely talented Ana White and Jen from House of Wood to build her own printer’s style cabinet for storing media components. Beth offers some helpful suggestions help you build your own without a hitch, so make sure to check it out!

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Stacked Glass Hurricanes

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The Christmas season is officially on, and I know we are all looking for ways to bring holiday cheer to our homes. Kayla from Whatever is Lovely created a couple of pretty hurricanes a la Pottery Barn by simply stacking glass vases she already had on top of each other. It doesn’t get much easier than that, and these hurricanes are lovely for any time of the year. Simply change out the candle and filler, and you’re set!

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Storage Bookcases

pottery barn kids inspired bookshelf

Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic added a set of bookcases to the list of furniture items she has constructed for her daughters’ shared bedroom. Whitney followed plans by Ana White but built on the functionality by creating a cubby storage space on the bottom. The simple addition of the boards will keep toys contained on the shelves and is cheaper and easier than hunting down baskets that fit perfectly.

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Gold Leaf Nightstand

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Mari from Crab + Fish wanted a gilded bedside table for her master bedroom and realized she already owned a nightstand with a very similar shape to one she’d been admiring from Urban Outfitters. With some gold leaf, Mari transformed the childhood furniture into one she can now love as an adult. How glam is this?

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Thanksgiving 2012

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I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating all the blessings in your life.   No matter the circumstances of your current situation may we all be aware of the many reasons we have to celebrate the day. I am grateful for you!  Thank you so much for making KOD successful.