Modern Bedside Table

After becoming slightly obsessed with side tables (and noticing the common thread that store-bought tables are uber short), Katie from Matsutake went on an endeavor to make her own. Katie turned to a cardboard building tube, two wooden circles, and strips of shiny vinyl to create her modern table for only $27. Katie says, “…it’s [...Read More]

Beach Themed Vignette

Aimee from It’s Overflowing has been busy revamping her foyer. With summer right around the corner, she decided to go with a beach theme for her entry table. Aimee’s vignette incorporates various coastal items, including fishbowls, sand, seashells, and rope. She pulled the whole look together for only $15 and got to use some shells [...Read More]

Weathered Terracotta Bottle

Shari from Turnstyle Vogue stumbled across an aged terracotta jar that she knew she could replicate. Shari is so good that she didn’t even spend a penny to do it! Using various shades of chalk paint and her own concoction of wood glue and wood filler, Shari created the rich texture and beautiful patina. You [...Read More]

Patterned Sharpie Dinnerware

Holly from Holly Would loves all the fun prints that are available with hand painted dinnerware. She achieved a similar look by simply drawing patterns onto some plain white dishes from Goodwill with a Sharpie. Talk about cheap and easy! Plus, there’s no reason to fret over perfection since the imperfections are key to getting [...Read More]

Hand Painted Planter

This season, Kim from Sand and Sisal is all about bringing bright, bold colors to her outdoor area. To help achieve the look she is after, Kim hand painted a plain fiberglass planter she already had with a whimsical design. I love this idea to liven up a tired planter with a fun combination of [...Read More]

Rolling Sofa Table

I so love the simplicity and functionality of this little sofa table built by Ana White. Need a place to set your snack? Your laptop? How about a magazine? This table has you covered, rolling quickly to your aid and pulling up snugly to the sofa! As f that’s not enough, the simple design makes [...Read More]

Industrial Cart Table

Carl from Legendary Antiques built a reproduction of an 1880′s industrial cart for clients that had seen one with a hefty price tag in a large retail store. Carl was able to customize the cart to the size the clients wanted and says, “This unique piece of furniture could be used as a dry sink, [...Read More]

Framed Subway Art

All of you regular KOD readers are no stranger to the mad DIY-wall-art skills of Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers. In about ten minutes and for ten cents, Becca created her own subway art in honor of the city she grew up in. This is an awesome way to pay homage to your hometown, [...Read More]