Super Soft Ruffle Pillow

After oogling some of the eye candy in Anthropologie, Tonia from The Gunny Sack was inspired to replicate a super soft jersey ruffle pillow. Tonia’s materials included an old t-shirt, pajama pants,  a hoodie, and some white jersey material. If you want a soft pillow, it doesn’t get too much better than old, comfy loungewear! [...Read More]

Outdoor Looking Glass Candle Lanterns

Jessy from Fairytale Frosting shares a great project for upcycling all those glass jars you’ve been storing away. No glass jars on hand? You can find an assortment of vases and candleholders at your local dollar or thrift store. Jessy sprayed the inside of her glassware with Looking Glass spray paint to give them a [...Read More]

White and Beige Pintuck Pillows

Ashley from Cherished Bliss created her own $10 version of a $128 Anthro pintuck pillow. If you haven’t braved pintucking before, Ashley reassures that imperfection is part of the beauty of this style. No worries about straight stitches or even spacing! Since Ashley’s pillows are just as beautiful as Anthro’s, you might as well save [...Read More]

Black and Gold Bedside Chests

While Nancy from Marcus Design claims not to be much a DIYer, she completed one fabulous project that totally makes up for all those left undone. Nancy gave a plain IKEA pine chest a dramatic Dorothy Draper inspired makeover. Nancy coated the two chests with black lacquer spray paint and then used a stencil and [...Read More]

Faux Capiz Rectangular Chandelier

Kelli from A Happy Place Called Home unloaded a whole lot of brainpower designing and creating a faux capiz chandelier. To get the look of capiz, Kelli ironed together layers of wax paper and then created hundreds (yes, hundreds!) of strands using jewelry clasps. While this was tedious indeed, things got tricky when it came [...Read More]

White Storage Sofa Table

Anna from Take the Side Street built her own storage table to fit perfectly behind the couch in her living room. The top and shelves were constructed from one large sheet of MDF with wood for all the trim, totaling in around $70. This table isn’t just a pretty face but a functional piece of [...Read More]

Simple White Girls Dresser

Kristen from Pink Toes and Power Tools wanted to update her daughter’s dresser. It was actually her husband’s from when he was a child and hardly fit for a princess. Kristen says, “ I wanted to get it up off the ground, make it more feminine, and give it a coat of white paint to [...Read More]

Woven Twine Vase Candle Holder

Karen at The Quaint Cottage created her own woven hurricane using an inexpensive glass jar from Michael’s and twine. Karen broke out a knitting tool from her scarf crazy days and wove the twine until it was the right size to get wrapped around the hurricane. It doubles as a vase or candle holder depending [...Read More]