Reclaimed Wood Planked Wall Art

Pauline of My Altered State is a girl after my own heart when it comes to hoarding every little wood scrap. She just can’t throw any of them away, and I sure don’t blame her! By themselves, the pieces may not look like much, but together… they can become a beautiful piece of artwork that […Read More]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I hope you enjoy a restful day with your families. Need a last minute gift tag or card for Mom? You can get your free download for this beautiful design from The Painted Arrow.

Double Gourd Lamp–from a Juice Bottle!

DIY Gourd Lamp from a Plastic Bottle

Valerie from Home Made Modern had been eyeing a trendy double gourd lamp from Lamps Plus for quite some time but couldn’t quite bring herself to pull the trigger on it. She had a candlestick lamp on her console table; however, it just wasn’t making the statement she wanted. Valerie found a way to turn […Read More]

Garden Hose Wreath


KOD reader Nicki doesn’t have a blog of her own but wanted to share the new spring wreath that she made from a garden hose. Nicki took a very inexpensive hose in bright green and decorated it with silk tulips, which happen to be her favorite flower, and a burlap ribbon. Nicki loves that it […Read More]

Rustic Wood Storage Trunk

Pottery Barn Inspired Rustic Wood Storage Bench

Larissa from Prodigal Pieces says she isn’t one to buy new-looking furniture. She likes her furniture to look like it has a story to tell! Larissa was smitten as soon as she saw a distressed storage trunk from Pottery Barn that was inspired by an antique store trunk. She worked alongside her husband to replicate […Read More]

Stacked Wood Slice Lamp

Anthropologie Inspired Wood Slice Lamp

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body has a serious love affair with all things Anthropologie – including a lamp that cost $598! Wowzers! Of course, it was way out of Tasha’s budget, but that didn’t mean she couldn’t get a similar look. Tasha purchased wood slices online and a lamp kit and made […Read More]

DIY Wood Knife Block

Anthropologie Inspired Knife Block

Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us saw Anthropologie’s Bamboo Knife Blocks last year and just fell in love with them. However, she would need the larger size, which rang in at close to $70. Ashley says, “I can be frugal and knew that I could make one for much less than that. So, […Read More]

Drop Cloth Grain Sack Pillows

DIY Home Decor ~ Grain Sack Pillow Tutorial

The Northern Nester Jacinda was inspired by Miss Mustard Seeds’ grain sack pillows to incorporate some into her own home. However, a Google search turned up pillows costing $200 each! Yikes! There was no way Jacinda could afford that, so she ended up making EIGHT of her own with drop cloth and paint for only […Read More]