Simple DIY Painting That Makes a Big Impact


Carmody of Paper & Fox was browsing Anthropologie for inspiration when she came across a beaded zipper pouch with colors and a simple design that she liked. However, Carmody wasn’t fond of the price of the little pouch, so she decided to apply the concept to make her own DIY painting. Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make the biggest impact!

anthropologie inspired wall art

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Make Your Own Vintage Glass Candles


Tiffany of A Splendid Occasion shares at Pizzazzerie how she created lovely DIY candles using vintage glasses. If you’ve inherited glassware, this could be wonderful way to repurpose a few pieces or you can always find glasses a plenty at thrift stores and flea markets. As Courtney from Pizzazzerie says, these beautiful candles would make fabulous gifts or centerpieces for a wedding or party.

diy vintage glass candles

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Frayed-Edge Heart Envelope Pillow Cover


Valentine’s Day may be over, but that doesn’t mean we have to pack up all the hearts. Jennifer from Endlessly Inspired created this heart-covered pillow that’s neutral enough to grace your space year round. Jennifer used two different shades of linen to make her pillow, and it still only cost her $9.50, which is a far cry from the $198 price tag of her inspiration. She did an amazing job achieving the beautifully frayed edges of her inspiration, and you won’t even believe how simple it was!

heart pillow

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Painted Flower Vase Makeover


Brandi from Blue Cedar Lane was hitting her favorite shopping spot (aka Goodwill) when she saw a blindingly bright orange flower vase. The vase reminded Brandi of one she had been eyeing at Anthropologie so she grabbed it up. With some paint Brandi was able to achieve the same color combo she loved about her inspiration.

painted flower vase

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Ribbon Heart Valentine Tea Towel


Bonnie of Uncommon Designs loves to browse catalogs, not so much to see what she can buy but what she cake make! When she stumbled on a simple and sweet Valentine tea towel from Anthropologie, Bonnie knew she already had everything she needed to recreate it. Bonnie used Heat n’ Bond to make her own adorable ribbon heart applique and then added the extra stitching detail at the bottom of the towel with red and white baker’s twine. Bonnie says, “It really does not take much to make you home festive for special occasions, and this sweet kitchen towel will be the perfect little accent in our home!”


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Nothing Beats a Hug and a Kiss! {DIY Valentine’s Pillows}


With a house full of boys, Rachel of Maison de Pax has never been one to go over-the-top for Valentine’s Day. However, pillows sporting frayed X’s and O’s caught Rachel’s eye as a subtle way to show a little love. Rachel whipped a pair up with rich red velvet and leftover drop cloth for only $4 a piece and couldn’t be more pleased with the result!


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Valentine’s Pillow with A Lot of Heart


When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the last thing you want to dish out hundreds of dollars for is décor. Especially considering it will only be out a couple of weeks! Dena from Hearts & Sharts was in shock when she came across a heart pillow with an outrageous price tag of $198. She literally dropped everything and made the pillow in under an hour just to show how easily (an inexpensively) it can be done!

heart pillow


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No-Sew Ribbon Heart Dishtowel


Katie at View From the Fridge shares a super quick, no-sew project that uses a lot of items most crafters already have … a white dishtowel and ribbon scraps. Katie simply cut and arranged her ribbon and ric-rac on the dish towel to form a heart and then adhered it with fusible web. This is the perfect Valentine’s Day craft to add a little color to your kitchen the cheap and easy way!

valentines heart towel

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