Twine Wrapped Cabinet Handles

anthro inspired jute cabinet handles

Like Amanda from House  Revivals, many of us are always on the lookout for ways to make our builder-grade hardware look… well, less builder-grade. Amanda turned her brass and oak handles into Anthro-lookalikes with some oil rubbed bronze paint and twine. It took Amanda less than 5 minutes per handle, which, in my opinion, is [...Read More]

Rustic Wood Side Table

farmhouse side table

From building her own king-sized bed to converting two stools to a bench, Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust has shown that she is no stranger to custom woodwork. For this project, she again took advantage of Ana White’s plans to build a farmhouse style nightstand. The design fit Kristen’s rustically elegant style to perfection and [...Read More]

White Painted Cabinet Bookshelf

refabbed goodwill bookcase

Leslie from Pillow Love needed extra storage in her master bedroom and fell in love with a tall white bookshelf that was out of her budget at $1,843. On a whim, Leslie decided to check out Goodwill and found a bookcase that had almost an exact scale to her dream shelf. After a few coats [...Read More]

Wood Farmhouse Bench

diy farmhouse table

After building a beautiful farmhouse table for her morning room, Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust needed some seating so the table could actually be used. She upcycled a pair of counter stools for the project, removing the tops and sanding the bases down to bare wood. The two stools were joined with a center support, [...Read More]

King Farmhouse Bed

pottery barn knock off farmhouse bed

Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust followed plans from Ana White to construct a king sized farmhouse bed for her guest bedroom. After finding a bargain on a king-sized mattress, the luxury of DIY allowed Kristen to easily modify the plans to fit the larger mattress. How awesome to be able to build a solid wood [...Read More]

Burlap Vase with Hymn

burlap vase with hymn

Cynthia from Simply Chic Treasures was shopping at Michaels when she came across a pretty burlap vase with script. It was more than she was willing to pay, but, fortunately, Cynthia’s a crafty gal who could fashion one of her own. Enter a dollar vase from Goodwill and a leftover scrap of burlap. I love [...Read More]

Silver Starfish Bowl

zgallerie inspired starfish bowl

Gail from Purple Hues and Me had been eyeing a starfish bowl from the Z Gallerie for some time, trying to figure out the best way to recreate it. Amanda at House Revivals got Gail going with her paper mache starfish tutorial. Gail crafted several starfish and then attached them together to form her own [...Read More]

Faux Stainless Steel Alphabet Magnets

faux stainless steel alphabet magnets

You are probably no stranger to the brightly colored alphabet fridge magnets that are a staple in homes with young children. They are great for keeping the kiddos entertained in the kitchen but, let’s be honest, don’t exactly add to the décor. Rebecca from The Crafted Sparrow jazzed up a set of letters with some [...Read More]