Graphic Sharpie Art Cork Coasters

anthropologie inspired cork coaster

ChiWei from One Dog Woof came across a set of graphic coasters from Anthropologie and decided she simply HAD to have them. She grabbed a package of plain cork coasters but then forgot about the project until she moved and couldn’t find the coasters she’d been using. This was just the kick in the pants [...Read More]

Navy Studded Door Makeover

big bang theory inspired studded door

This may not be a knock off of Pottery Barn, Anthropologie, or some other high end retail store, but it’s so much fun I just had to share! Caitlin from Desert Domicile is a lover of The Big Bang Theory and has always admired the studded apartment doors featured on the show. Caitlin was inspired [...Read More]

Industrial Caged Pendant with Rope

diy-industrial-pendant-light

 Lauren from Bless’er House has been on a mission to “personalize every builder grade basic light fixture in [her] house.” She recently tackled the mini pendants over the bar area in her kitchen and gave them an industrial makeover for only $10. After spray painting the pendants, Lauren wrapped the down rods with sisal rope [...Read More]

Gold Serpent Vase

nate berkus diy knock off gold serpent vase

Pam from Simple Details was smitten as soon as she saw the serpent bowl from the Nate Berkus fall line at Target. Even though it only sported a $20 price tag, the DIY blogger in Pam challenged her to create one for less. Pam says, “It couldn’t be easier – find a toy rubber snake, [...Read More]

Circling Crow Halloween Mobile

halloween crow mobile

With Halloween fast approaching, Shelley from House of Smiths created an adorable vignette for her covered entryway. And, yes, I just said Halloween and adorable in the same sentence. Somehow, Shelley can even make Halloween look chic! Part of Shelley’s set-up included a circling crow mobile that she made from dollar store crows and a [...Read More]

Chalkboard Tombstones for a Spooky Porch

DIY Chalkboard tombstone inspired by Pottery Barn

I know we all agree with Jamison from Rogue Engineer when he says, “Decorating for the holidays is always fun, but who wants to spend $120 on a set of chalkboard tombstones from Pottery Barn?!?” Jamison instead made his own spooky yard décor using all the scrap wood he had lying in the garage. He [...Read More]

Carved Wood Rosette Wall Décor

carved wood medallions

Nancy from Artsy Chicks Rule was inspired when she came across some intricately carved wood medallions from Ballard Designs. She says, “What didn’t inspire me too much….was the price.” So Nancy made her own using inexpensive rosettes she found on Amazon. Nancy mounted each rosette on a piece of wood and then painted them with [...Read More]

Wood and Wire Wall Storage Baskets

pottery barn inspired wood and wire hanging baskets

Cara from Build It Craft It Love It was in need of book storage for her son’s teeny tiny bedroom. She found the perfect design in wood and wire hanging baskets from PB Teen but needed to modify the size to better fit her limited wall space. Cara says, “This project is so simple and [...Read More]