Jeanette of Country Design Style has a knack for taking objects that others might consider unusable junk and creating something amazing. Take a broken coffee table leg for example. Some might see it as trash, but for Jeanette it became the center of this gorgeous DIY chandelier. Jeanette also made a rustic, shabby version for [...Read More]
Breanna from Brepurposed saw a beautiful wood candle centerpiece while browsing online but says her heart skipped a beat when she saw the price – $69.99 for a piece of wood with holes in it?! Yikes! Breanna knew she could recreate it for a fraction of the price. She even improved on the original design [...Read More]
Ashley from My Craftily Ever After has lots of fun built-ins in her house but was lacking decorative accessories for the shelves. She decided to recreate some pretty candle holders from West Elm using a fun painting technique with food coloring. While Ashley’s inspiration was only $6, she was still about to beat it using all items she had around the house, making her candle holders freebies!
Here’s a quick and simple idea for your Thanksgiving table or fall mantel from Debbie at Confessions of a Plate Addict. Debbie surrounded a glass cylinder with miniature Indian corn to create a pretty fall candle holder. Since the corn is just secured with a rubber band, you can easily remove it and redecorate the cylinder for each season.
While strolling the aisles of Target, Beth from B & B Build a Better Life found a cute candle stand designed to hold an arrangement of pillars. Beth loved the concept, and even though the price wasn’t too shabby, she knew she could make something even better and cheaper. Off to ReStore she went, and the results are fabulous!
Candles with the woodsy look of tree trunks have been crazy popular lately. Angie of the Country Chic Cottage for Crafts Unleashed tackled her own rendition that combines the perfect mix of nature and glam with a sparkly beaded finish. Angie’s candles are crazy easy to make too – just slather them with Mod Podge, roll them in the beads, and you’re done!
In three simple steps, Beth from Home Stories A to Z shares how she turned some plain white pillars from the dollar store into Pottery Barn-inspired beauties. A little craft paint, glue, and Epsom salt, and these lovely candles resemble a frosted forest!
You may have seen the fabulous birch pillar candles that are being sold by stores such as Pottery Barn and World Market lately. Kimberly at A Night Owl Blog certainly has and absolutely adores them! With some LED pillars from the dollar store and scrapbook paper, Kimberly quickly and easily whipped up a set of her own. For just a few bucks you can make yourself some and a set for a friend or two!