Large DIY Chalkboard on the CHEAP

Aimee of The Crazy Craft Lady had been wanting to add a large chalkboard to the wall between her living and dining areas. However, after scouting out chalkboards, she quickly realized that they are all way overpriced. Aimee took inspiration from a vintage schoolhouse chalkboard from Ballard Designs and knocked it off for about $16 […Read More]

Free Printable Watercolor Feather Art

Linda from burlap + blue loves decorating her home with nature-inspired art. So it was no surprise Linda was smitten as soon as she saw Ballard’s feather art prints. She decided to save herself (and you!) some money by creating similar artwork AND offering it to her readers as a free printable. Linda says, “Framed […Read More]

Kids Tool Bench

After creating an amazing pegboard craft supply organizer, Heidi from Honeybear Lane had some of the pegboard left over. The little piece of board spurred on another very cool project in which Heidi repurposed an old table into a workbench for her boys. I love the rustic and more realistic look of Heidi’s bench compared […Read More]

Rustic Cabin Kids Bed

Jen from The House of Wood recently built her three-year-old “The Most Epic Bed Ever,” and let me tell you, it’s pretty spectacular! Jen teamed up with Ana White on this cabin bed and they even made a short video showing how easily the bed comes together to take the intimidation out of the build. […Read More]

Lazy Susan Art Caddy

While I love hiding as much of my crafting supplies away as possible, I do like to keep items that my kids and I use a lot easily accessible. That’s what propelled me to make these Pottery Barn inspired spinning art caddies for my craft table. One fun thing I tweaked about the design is using […Read More]

Old Record Cabinet to Apothecary Cabinet

Jen from Girl in the Garage found a secondhand record cabinet for only $10 and couldn’t pass up the bargain! She added character to the rather plain cabinet with wood panels and knobs that give the illusion of apothecary drawers. Jen made this a very simple and inexpensive DIY by cutting basswood with a hand […Read More]

Printer’s Style Media Console

Jessica-Sara of The Rugged Rooster had been wanting a printer’s cabinet for some time and convinced her hubs to build one for her. It came in at $374, which is a bit cheaper than Restoration Hardware’s console, and the couple loves it even more! While this may be a time-consuming project, Jessica says it is […Read More]

Black Chalk Paint Coffee Table

Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer was shopping her first official yard sale of the season when she found a coffee table for only $15. It reminded Christy of a table she’d seen at Pottery Barn so she crammed it into her car and hauled it home for a makeover. Christy repainted the table […Read More]

Chalk Paint Rocking Chair Makeover

Teryn of Vintage Romance Style had picked up a “disgusting” rocking chair from an estate sale for only $20. It sat around for months and months until Teryn finally tackled it chalk paint, glaze, and natural linen fabric for a Restoration Hardware inspired look. It’s hard to believe it’s the same chair! Teryn was inspired […Read More]