A Heart Wreath You Will “Love”

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Jennifer from Decorated Chaos wanted to add wall décor to her freshly painted master bedroom and was inspired by all the boxwood wreaths she had seen to create her own. Luckily, Jennifer was able to pick up a heart-shaped twig wreath and two strands of greenery at the thrift store for a bargain. I love that Jennifer didn’t stop with the wreath but added her own spin by mounting it to a piece of bead board and stenciling the word love, making it perfect for a master suite!

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Tabletop Flower Trough Centerpiece

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While flipping through a recent Pottery Barn catalog, I couldn’t help but notice a lovely trough-style flower centerpiece with hydrangeas. At Infarrantly Creative I share how I made my own version for FREE with some old fence slats I got from a neighbor and a thin belt that was too big for me. It only took a few simple cuts before I as nailing it all together and filling it with vibrant blue and purple hydrangeas. I love the combination of weathered wood and fresh blooms!

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Faux Antique Brass Decorative Thumbtacks

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Morena of Morena’s Corner tried out a fun new product, Mod Melts, to recreate some fancy pushpins she had been eyeing from Ballard. It literally took Morena only 30 minutes from start to finish thanks to the simplicity of using a hot glue gun and the melt’s speedy drying time. Like Morena says, these pretty tacks definitely do not look like something you made with your hot glue gun. With a little gold and black paint, they resemble lovely antique pieces!

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DIY Wall Décor from Coffee Stirrers

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Make & Do Girl Jess shares her secret recipe for wall décor that’s full of “organic woody texture” and simple enough that anyone can make their own.  Jess says, “If you can smear paint on wood and use scissors, you can make this easy art.” Sounds pretty good, huh? Jess walks you through the whole process, including her painting technique to achieve the look of lovely weathered wood, and even offers variations for other coffee stirrer art projects.

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Make Your Own Farmhouse Light for Less

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Susan from Homeroad threaded an inexpensive hanging light from Home Depot through a ceiling fan pole to create her own farmhouse light. The original stainless steel finish was a bit too shiny for Susan’s taste so she painted it a rich oil-rubbed bronze, giving it just the older, more vintage look she was after. Susan loves it so much she’s now on the prowl for more items in need of an oil-rubbed bronze makeover!

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An Old Mirror Gets a New Makeover {Nautical Rope Mirror}

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After trying to freshen up an old mirror with paint, Katie from Upcycled Treasures still felt it was missing a little something. It was then that Katie stumbled upon a couple of rope mirrors that inspired her to act on her love for nautical décor. Katie hot glued manila around the twice-painted mirror frame and then added thinner rope threads at the top to cover the pesky seam where the rope ends met. Funny that Katie’s unplanned addition of the rope at the top is actually my favorite part of the mirror!

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Decorative Wall Shelf from an Old Headboard

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After finally achieving her dream of purchasing a beach cottage, Susan from Endless Summer now gets the fun task of decorating it. She had been holding onto a picture of a coastal bedroom from Pottery Barn for just the occasion, and it sported a lovely wall shelf with dentil molding above the bed that Susan absolutely loved. Her sweet husband came to the rescue, creating not one but seven shelves from a dismantled headboard. All it ended up costing was the dentil molding!

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Easy Sawhorse Console Table for $20!

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The Pottery Barn Sawhorse Console Table costs $500, but Heidi from Honeybear Lane created this lookalike for only $20. Along with being crazy cheap to make, it’s also incredibly simple. Heidi used barstools that she already had, but you can find them at most thrift stores for next to nothing. Heidi says, “Just purchase some lumber and stain and you can create this expensive table for a much more reasonable price. It’s also a very easy beginner builder project.”

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