Vintage Lace Lampshade

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva was shopping at Pier 1 with her daughter, whom she affectionately calls Chickadee #1, when she spotted a gorgeous lace lampshade that had her smitten. Of course…like many of us frugalistas the price tag was enough to send her home running for craft supplies to recreate it herself. I love [...Read More]

Surfboard Sign

Jaime from That’s My Letter is one of fave knock off girls.  She recreated a surfboard sign for her kid’s room.  You have to check out where she ultimately hung the sign.  I, of course, will be featuring that shortly as well!  I love the hand painted look of the white letters.  It looks oh-so-perfectly [...Read More]

Hanging Book Rack

Shannon from Sew Sweet Cottage made a bright red bookshelf for her kid’s room.  Well actually she commission her husband to do it but she was the visionary.  I love the pop of red in the room against the bright covers of the books.  She found a tutorial on the Martha Stewart site that gave [...Read More]

Bronze Pharmacy Lamp

Paula from Me Makey Things definitely can definitely think-outside-the-box when she wants something.  Repurposing some items she already had in her house she recreated the look of a pharmacy lamp.  She pulled some amazing things out of her garage to piece this together…I think I want to go garage shopping at Paula’s place. Paula was [...Read More]

Sliding Chalkboard Pinboard Organizer

Brittany from Pretty Handy Girl created this amazing knock off from an old drawer and a bunch of other random supplies.  I am shocked at how amazing this looks.  Brittany is just as amazing in real life too.  I adore her.  You have to check out Pretty Handy Girl, all her projects are epic!   [...Read More]

Square Cedar Planters

One of my contributors on Infarrantly Creative is Brook from Being Brook.  She is a master at knock offs and building furniture.  She created these beautiful cedar planters for only $12 using some plans from Ana White.  She decided to spray paint them and I love how the wood grain still shows through. You can [...Read More]

Square Vintage Clock

Becca from From Gardners two Bergers was on a serious missions to recreate a square clock that she liked from both Restoration Hardware and Ballard Designs.  I love her ingenuity and of course the price tag on hers. She was inspired by the $199 Quad Clock from Ballard Designs and…. The Vintage London Clock retails [...Read More]

Burlap Matted Frame

Kristen from Ella Claire decided to add a little botanical with burlap and created a really pretty frame.  I love the texture of the burlap against the fruited flowers, so pretty.  Set against a dark wood frame this is really a gorgeous art piece. Kristen was inspired by the Multi-Mat frames from Pottery Barn that [...Read More]