“You Are My Sunshine” Pillow Cover

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When Katie at View from the Fridge saw Anthropologie’s You Are My Sunshine pillow, she knew she wanted to make one for her sons’ shared bedroom. The song holds sentimental meaning since it’s one she frequently sings to help her kids fall asleep. Katie sewed her own cover with the beloved lyrics, using iron-transfer paper [...Read More]

Mixed Material Rope Mirror

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Kristen from Storefront Life was head over heels for a pricey metal and rope mirror from Restoration Hardware. Kristen already had a round IKEA mirror and figured she had nothing to lose by trying to revamp it into a RH look-a-like. She was able to achieve all the elements she loved about her inspiration – [...Read More]

Old Lemonade Stand to Designer Sign

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I am always up for a repurpose, and this Ballard-inspired sign from Melaine at My Sweet Savannah is a story of giving an old object new life. Melaine found what appeared to be a kids lemonade stand at the thrift store. She brought the rundown stand home and cut it into pieces, one of which [...Read More]

Wood and Wire Basket Wall Storage

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Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust got a call from her church’s youth pastor requesting a storage solution for rec room supplies. She got right to work, scouring the internet for ideas and stumbling upon a wood and wire basket rack from PB Teen. Kristen easily recreated it only 45 minutes by attaching wire baskets to [...Read More]

Botanical Sharpie Art Wall Canvas

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Erica from Dwell Beautiful LOVES Anthropologie but very rarely can afford the prices. She has found the way to get the Anthro look for less by recreating some of their art pieces. When she saw a botanical print, Erica knew she could easily make her own version with some Sharpies and a canvas. She says, [...Read More]

Dice Storage Ottoman Makeover

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Morena of Morena’s Corner shares at Crafts Unleashed how she refabbed a thrift store storage cube with a fun dice design. Morena used chalk paint, so there was no need for sanding or priming. She simply painted the wood cube and then glued on wood circles. I can’t think of a more perfect place to [...Read More]

Leather Monogram with Nailhead Trim

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Monograms are so crazy popular that you can find them in all kinds of colors, sizes, fonts, and materials. Katie from Addicted 2 DIY created a leather monogram with a bit of a sophisticated, masculine twist. She shares at The Crafty Spot how she wrapped the paper mache letter with leather and then outlined it [...Read More]

Glass Fishing Buoy Summer Centerpiece

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Marianne from Songbird created a beautiful summer vignette for her garden table that features Pottery Barn-inspired glass buoys. I love Marianne’s outside-the-box thinking in using thrifted items for her glass “buoys” – a round glass bowl and globe from a light fixture. She used a couple of techniques to paint them and achieve the beautiful [...Read More]