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]

Letter Gallery Wall

pottery barn inspired gallery wall

Over the years, Elaine from Creating Wonderful Spaces had collected a few decorative wall letters at bargain prices. When she saw a gallery wall layout from Pottery Barn with a letter theme, she knew it was the perfect inspiration for her own wall.  She hit up the Goodwill for cheap frames and was able to […Read More]

Red Painted Lamp

red spray painted lamp

After an unsuccessful shopping trip in search of new lamps for her home office, Jae from Design O.C.D. finally scored a pair of brass lamps at a garage sale for $8. If you’ve been lamp shopping recently, you can appreciate what a bargain this is for two lamps with shades! Jae knew she could make […Read More]

Gathered Quilt and Sham

knock off anthro catalina bedding

It seems forever ago that I was heading off for that first year of college, but I still remember the excitement of getting to decorate my dorm room, my own little home away from home. Debbie from Me and My DIY sewed an amazing replica of Anthropologie’s Catalina bedding for her oldest daughter who is […Read More]

Tree House Fort Bed

pb kids inspired fort bed

When a family of four boys needed a mini man cave and an additional bed, Rose from Life Among Pirates and her husband, who handled the carpentry, went to work on a fort bed.  With a few design  innovations, they created a bunk bed and a rustic boys’ clubhouse, all in one! I really love […Read More]