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]

Tin Can Burlap Vase


Even the ugliest container can be made beautiful with a bit of burlap and rope! Just check out this vase that Lucy from Craftberry Bush created from a tin can. After covering her can with burlap, Lucy finished the edges and handle with rope and then added text with a Sharpie. This is a great […Read More]

Wood “Guest Cottage” Sign

wood guest cottage sign

Karin from Art Is Beauty shows just how simple it is to create a wooden wall sign. With a bit of painting, penciling, and distressing, Karin had her own ‘Guest Cottage’ board to welcome visitors. Using this simple method, you can create a custom sign with any wording your heart desires. Going with a distressed […Read More]

Rope Chandelier Shades


If your chandelier needs a quick pick-me-up, Mary from At Home on the Bay shares a simple way to give the shades a new look with some manila rope. It’s as easy as wrapping and gluing the rope to fit snugly around the shade. The biggest challenge is probably sparing your digits from hot glue […Read More]