IKEA Hack Marble Side Table

Kristi Murphy has a slight obsession with marble. You may remember the marble and wood blocks she made using contact paper. Well, she’s back at it again! This time making a faux marble side table. Kristi started with an inexpensive side table from IKEA, spray painted the base, and then covered the top with marble […Read More]

Marble and Wood Blocks for only a Dollar

Do you love the look of marble but not the price tag that usually accompanies the beautiful stone? Kristi Murphy is all about the marble trend and thought it was perfect for her gender-neutral, not-too-babyish nursery. She wanted to incorporate West Elm’s marble and wood blocks into the nursery shelves and found a way around […Read More]

White Desk with Wood Top

Kate from Magic City Thistle exercised some serious resourcefulness to recreate the look of a white desk with wood top she’d been eyeing from Pottery Barn. The base was the simple part – a few storage cubes, and Kate was done. However, it’s pretty tricky to make a wood desktop without any wood. Kate rummaged around and found an old shelf, cardboard, and wood grain contact paper to work with. How’s that for rocking what you’ve got?!?

pb knock off desk made from storage cube and cardboard

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Chalkboard Placecards

I always love when I stumble upon something new, so imagine my excitement when I saw these chalkboard placecards Tricia from Simplicity in the South shared at Beneath My Heart. Tricia shares the secret of how she sanded contact paper to create the faux iron finish. These cards can be used as placecards for your Christmas table, labels for your buffet dishes, and tags for your gifts! That’s quite the impressive list for only thirty cents a pop!


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Lyric Wall Art

Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers has been at it again… creating fabulous DIY art. You know this one has to be good because it’s one of Becca’s favorites yet. To create this art, Becca actually designed and cut her own stencil (yes, by hand!) with the words from her and hubby’s “song” and then […Read More]

“Etched Glass” Hurricane

Glass hurricanes and vases are staples when it comes to decorating. With a few simple changes, they can make the perfect display pieces for any season. Monica from Monica Wants It shows you how to create an “etched glass” tree design perfect for fall through winter. Monica used her Silhouette and contact paper to easily […Read More]