Super Easy Watercolor Brushstroke Art

anthropologie inspired watercolor art

While shopping online, Erica from Dwell Beautiful says she was struck by the simple beauty of watercolor brushstroke art and the impact multiple pieces made grouped in a gallery. Erica grabbed her watercolors and enjoyed a little time outside painting away. Like she says, this really isn’t a project you need any artistic skill to [...Read More]

Cereal Box Quatrefoil Lantern

DIY Quatrefoil Lantern

Nike from Choose to Thrive had been crushing on a lantern with a quatrefoil design. Like the rest of us, there isn’t much from Ballard that falls into an affordable price range for Nike, so she set off to make her own. Wondering how she made it? From a cardboard cereal box! Yes, seriously! She [...Read More]

Jewelry Magnets from Old Earrings

anthropologie inspired jewelry magnets

A few years ago, Kelly from House of Gold received some pretty jeweled magnets from a a friend as a gift. With plenty of glitter and sparkle, there was a lot to love about them. While Kelly wanted more, she couldn’t bring herself to spend the moola. A couple of years later, Kelly inherited her [...Read More]

Turn a Jar into a Rope Lantern

pottery barn inspired summer lanterns

Lo of A Lo and Behold Life spruced up the mosquito repelling candles in her outdoor space this summer with PB-inspired lanterns. All it took was a trip to the hardware store for pickling jars, rope, a clamp, and drawer knobs, and Lo was on her way to having a bug-free and stylin’ porch! Lo [...Read More]

Wood Quilt Square Wall Art

reclaimed wood wall art

Kristen from Wild Wood Chic was browsing through Pottery Barn’s site when she saw what she describes as “only the most gorgeous reclaimed wood, planked quilt square wall art to ever be.” Kristen knew she was going to have to make it since the price was way out of range and spent the next night [...Read More]

Pop Art Pet Portrait

diy pet pop art

Mandi for A Beautiful Mess shares a fun tutorial for creating Andy Warhol-inspired pop art featuring your pets. You don’t need any fancy photo-editing software for this project – just a good old fashion copy machine and a couple sheets of bright paper. I would think you could use this same technique to turn any [...Read More]

Extra Large Wood Bead Chandelier

diy beaded chandelier

When designing her new office, Jen of Tatertots and Jello knew she wanted a wood bead chandelier to be the focal point. The one she had been eyeing cost up to $2,000, but Jen was able to make her own bigger chandy for about $250. Jen explains exactly how threaded the wood beads onto the [...Read More]

Pom-Pom Trim Pillows

anthropologie inspired pillows

The crafty sisters from The Twisted Horn share a love for Anthropologie’s home décor – but not their prices. They were inspired by some of Anthro’s pretty pillows to make their own pillows embellished with colorful pom-poms. It basically just takes sewing a few straight stitches to make your own pillows, and isn’t everything just [...Read More]