Industrial Floor Lamp IKEA Hack

Kelly from Refreshed Designs had an IKEA floor lamp for years. While it got the job done, the plain gray finish wasn’t working with Kelly’s modern-rustic style. She gave it a simple makeover with flat black paint and sisal rope. It was a quick update that made all the difference! Kelly says, “The lesson here: […Read More]

Faceted Bead Curtain Tie Backs

Kathy from Up to Date Interiors has a gorgeous gold canopy bed with curtains and was inspired by Anthropologie to create tiebacks for each corner. She made her own faceted “gems” out of clay and then created the tieback with rope and embroidery floss. This whole DIY only cost Kathy $3 for four tiebacks! Kathy […Read More]

“Be the Change” Inspirational Globe Makeover

One of the things Morena of Morena’s Corner loves most about Anthropologie is that their items have a beautiful handcrafted quality. This is also what makes it so tempting to knock off their items – the handmade look is part of the charm! Morena took a globe she found at a yard sale, painted it, […Read More]

Easy-to-Make Rope Placemats

Over at Factory Direct Craft, you can learn how to make round jute placemats for your table in 45 minutes flat! This is such a simple project that only requires a hot glue gun, rope, and twine. Pretty much you just roll the rope and hot glue as you go. I love the texture they […Read More]

Outdoor Wood Coffee Table

Elizabeth of Elizabeth Bixler Designs has been eager to spend more time outdoors and recently bought new furniture for her porch. She found a wicker sofa on Joss & Main that looked very similar to one from Restoration Hardware and then built a wood coffee table that was also inspired by RH. While her inspiration […Read More]

Café Shelves on a Budget

Aime of Aime Christine Interiors had been swooning over Ballard’s café shelves for some time. But $100 for one small shelf? Not happening! Aime instead turned to DIY to get the same look and built a set of shelves for only $50. The good news is that it’s a simple DIY too! Aime says, “This […Read More]

Black, White, and Gold Vase Makeover

Rachael from This Is Our Bliss often finds herself stumbling upon an amazing decorative item that practically screams her name only to realize it costs waaay more than she can spend. What’s a girl to do but knock it off? Rachael took inspired from a beautiful Kate Spade vase with a black and white design, […Read More]

Watercolor Dinosaur Art

Teryn at Vintage Romance Style was on a mission to create décor for her son’s dinosaur/army themed room that was cool and not cheesy. She took inspiration from World Market and made watercolor dinosaur art that is SO simple and requires basic Crayola watercolors. I love how versatile this idea is too! As Teryn says, […Read More]