Angela from Blue i Style was browsing furniture stores when she came across a gorgeous dresser with leather drawer pulls. She knew the $1,600 dresser was way too expensive and impractical for her toddler son’s bedroom. However, Angela also knew an IKEA Hemnes dresser would look great dressed up with leather hardware and created her [...Read More]
Samantha from Crafty Texas Girls had an “I could totally make that!” moment when she saw a piece of cute rustic wall art from Pottery Barn Kids. She says, “It is basically letters on a board. Really cute letters on a really cute board.” Samantha turned to her trusty Silhouette to cut her own really [...Read More]
When planning the designs for her kids’ new bedrooms, Deb from Seeking Lavender Lane came across an “extremely unique and quite marvelous” pipe and rope wall shelf. Deb was able to convince her husband to tackle the project, and he totally came through with this awesome industrial style shelf that is spot-on for the inspiration! [...Read More]
While planning her son’s menswear-inspired bedroom, Angela from Blue i Style came across leather belt shelves from CB2. She loved the idea of them, but they were too long for the space, and at $100 each, not in the budget. To tie in with the other menswear elements of the room, Angela wanted to recreate [...Read More]
Katie from Addicted to DIY finally crossed off a project that had been on her DIY list for awhile – a ladder bookshelf for her oldest son’s room. While the wire baskets may account for the bulk of the expense with this project, they are also what makes it so stinkin’ awesome! In this case, [...Read More]
Angelica from Once Again, My Dear Irene found the perfect duvet cover for her son’s room at Restoration Hardware. However, a twin size duvet cover and a standard sham would have cost her $288, or five time the cost of her son’s bed alone! To get the same combination of crisp white with colorful detail, [...Read More]
A friend of Debbie from Painted Therapy was ready to purchase a baseball display shelf for her sons when she thought of Debbie and wondered if she could work her DIY magic and make them for her. Debbie loves a challenge and easily created these two adorable shelves with just a few tools. They are [...Read More]
When deciding on curtains rods for her son’s bedroom, Carrie from Making Lemonade had a choice to make – drive to the mall and purchase West Elm’s industrial curtain rods or drive to Home Depot, make her own, and save $100. “Guess which idea won?” she asks. DIY, of course! Carrie assures that it’s easier than you think, especially since she’s got your shopping list ready!