Trundle Coffee Table

20 second tidy up trundle coffee table

Yesterday I shared the apothecary version of Ana White’s 20-Second Tidy Up Coffee Table. Well, here’s the original that features one large trundle drawer that makes toy cleanup a snap. Would you believe it only cost Ana about $50 to build and a couple hours of time? Would you believe your living room floor could [...Read More]

Horizontal Stripe Curtains

grey and white horizontal stripe curtain

To feed her stripe obsession Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design created her own chunky horizontal striped curtains using IKEA panels, acrylic paint, and fabric medium. Julia’s Crate & Barrel inspiration costs almost $100… for one panel! Julia says, “My painted version is so much cheaper and looks the same!” It really is amazing how Julia [...Read More]

Apothecary Coffee Table

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Brooke from Killer b. Designs is no stranger to the popular 20-Second Tidy Up Table from Ana White. After completing the build many times, Brooke was thrilled when Ana contacted her about tackling an apothecary version. Brooke says, “I love this trundle style table, it’s seriously the best idea ever. So much storage, yet easy [...Read More]

Fire Truck Loft Bed

fire truck loft bed for kids

Jeff from A Touch of Arkansas went completely above and beyond with the loft bed he built for his son based on plans from Ana White. Like a bed that looks like a fire truck isn’t cool enough, Jeff’s design boasts some pretty awesome accessories, including a magnet board, steering wheel, and siren. I mean… [...Read More]

Chalkboard Art

diy chalkboard art

Kristen at Ella Claire has long been an admirer of Dana Tanamachi and her amazing chalkboard art. Here’s what Kristen has to say: “It is absolutely incredible what she can do with chalk! Well, I am far from being an artist of her caliber, so I have figured out how to {easily} create a simplified [...Read More]

Rustic Planked Nightstands

rh inspired planked nightstands

Jen from The House of Wood was inspired by those handy sisters at Shanty 2 Chic to tackle building a pair of nightstands. Jen also followed Ana White’s plans for her build and didn’t encounter any problems until it came to staining. Jen rolled with the punches though and sanded down her finish for the [...Read More]

Seashell Topiary

diy seashell topiary

Ninety-nine buckaroos was just a little (okay, a lot!) more than Vanessa from At The Picket Fence was willing to spend for a beachy coral topiary. When her quest for faux coral came up dry, Vanessa turned to a coral-esque sea sponge to get the job done. I actually prefer the color and texture of [...Read More]

Beach Inspired Glass Hurricane

diy beach hurricane

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} was inspired by Pottery Barn’s beachy summer vases to create her own. Kathleen gathered items from around her home, including  sand and shells from a beach vacation, to pull together her summertime hurricane. She says, “I just love it when I can make something inexpensively that sells for [...Read More]