Antiqued Flower Mirror

When Beverly from Flamingo Toes ran across a vintage flower mirror from Anthropologie, she had to have it. But… not for almost $500! Beverly shares how she transformed a thrift store mirror into one that looks just like her inspiration. She covered the frame with fabric and then used a silvering technique to make the [...Read More]

Book Page Scrolls

While scouring catalogs, you may notice that sometimes it’s the little props used for staging that really make the display. Heather from Setting for Four easily created her own book page scrolls that are great for filling baskets, vases, and even glass lamps. It’s as simple as tearing out a few pages, rolling them into [...Read More]

Glossy Painted Desk

Meagan from Craft Habit freshened up a desk that has been with her since second grade with some paint and high gloss enamel. Meagan says, “I could have just bought a new desk, but this desk has history and character (the most important factors for me when choosing things for my home), so I decided [...Read More]

“Love” Votive Candles

Heather at Setting for Four created her own set of romantic votive calendars by simply printing and cutting out her text and then adhering it to glass votive jars with Mod Podge. Talk about easy! Like Heather, I love that these are beautiful for Valentine’s Day but would fit your décor throughout the year. I [...Read More]

Spring Flower Wreath

It has been so beautiful to watch all the new growth sprouting up everywhere as spring makes its mark. This natural floral wreath from Rachel at Bubbly Nature Creations brings the beauty of the season to her front door. Best yet, even the beginning DIYer can pull it off with a grapevine wreath, dogwood stem, [...Read More]

Upholstered Nailhead Headboard

After sleeping without a headboard for a looong time, Crafty Sister Candace knocked off an upholstered headboard with nailhead trim from Ballard. Seriously, I do not lie when I say Candace’s headboard is even more gorgeous than her inspiration. The crisp, clean edges are absolute perfection! Candace was inspired by the Stevenson Nailhead Headboard from [...Read More]

Stenciled Wall Letters

Leah from Leah Marie V has been in love with wall letters for awhile now and searched high and low to find some for her kitchen. After all the time invested, Leah was disappointed to only find letters that were not her style or were way too expensive. Thank goodness for DIY! With some paint [...Read More]

Rustic Wood Bookshelf

All you regular KOD readers probably remember the awesome platform bed, nightstand, and shelves that Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic built for her son’s bedroom. This construction queen has been at it again with an Ana White bookshelf. As if Whitney’s mad building skills aren’t enough, she has this shelf styled to the nines with [...Read More]