Paint Chip Circle Art

I know we all love a good paint chip project! Of course, it’s all the better if those paint chips become a super simple piece of DIY artwork like this canvas from Tristin at Two Girls Being Crafty. Tristin used paint chips and Mod Podge to create this modern intersecting circle design. I think it [...Read More]

Burlap Covered Sofa

After seeing “deconstructed” furniture in person, Amanda from Burlap & Denim was even more in love with that mid-construction look than ever. She replicated it with a secondhand sofa and some burlap and thumb tacks. The transformation totaled in at $8.50 thanks to Amanda’s cost-effective substitution of inexpensive thumb tacks for pricey nailheads. Amanda also [...Read More]

Flower Lampshade

Courtney from Sweet C’s Designs was inspired to create a fresh and fun peony lamp for her newest arrival’s nursery. She already had a white lamp base, so with the purchase of an inexpensive lampshade and a couple of peony bushes, she was ready to hot glue. I just love the finished product. It is [...Read More]

Distressed Green Cabinet

Jennifer from The Creviston Nest picked up a drab brown cabinet while out thrifting. It was smelly and evidently a breeding ground for spiders since it was full of webs and egg sacs. Jennifer wasn’t sure what was to become of the cabinet until she was inspired to give it a fresh new lease on [...Read More]

Revamped Nesting Tables

Jessica from Running with Scissors received a set of secondhand nesting tables from her sister and used them for about a year before deciding it was time for a change. The legs were falling off and they weren’t quite tall enough to work as side tables. Jessica built boxes to add height and function to [...Read More]

Pie Pan Chalkboard

Angie from Knick of Time Interiors is always snatching up secondhand pans when she runs across them on the cheap. It just so happens these pans are perfect for upcycling into decorative chalkboards and magnet boards. The fact that they are metal means you don’t even have to mess with magnetic paint! Plus, they come [...Read More]

Scrapbook Paper Plaques

Christy from Life, Made Interesting loved the patterns of the patchwork prints from Ballard but could not handle the $169 price tag. She decided instead to make her own collage of scrapbook paper prints to add a punch of subtle color to a wall in her newly-painted kitchen. Scrapbook paper comes in so many patterns, [...Read More]

Chalkboard Word Art

After creating her own chalkboard from a picture with a plastic frame, Deneen from dreaming-n-color decided to take the project up another level. She says, “There are a lot of chalkboard projects out there so why not add some special typography art to it.” Using colored chalk, Deneen created an artistic menu board. What’s so [...Read More]