Weathered Wood Beach Buoys


Heather from Simple Daisy shares how easy it is to create your own wooden beach buoys. Heather simply cut some 4x4s to size and then shaped the top to look like a buoy. She then drilled a hole for the rope, painted, and scuffed ‘em up a bit. (They’ve gotta look like they’ve weathered the […Read More]

Personalized Initial Pillow

Personalized Initial Pillow inspired by Land of Nod

Jennifer from Brave New World loves designing kid spaces and created a whimsical and fun initial pillow that’s perfect for a child’s bedroom or playroom. Best of all, it’s cheap and easy to make! Jennifer started with a plain white pillow cover, lightly drew on the letters with a pencil, and then painted them in […Read More]

Refinished Patio Dining Set


Meg from A Little Knick Knack had been yearning for some patio furniture for quite awhile when she realized she could refurbish a used one to save a little green. The hunt began, and Meg was fortunate to find this huge real wood table for sale on Craigslist. She wasn’t deterred by the hardened gum […Read More]

DIY Framed Chalkboard for $5

DIY Chalkboard from a Picture Frame

Can’t get enough chalkboards in your home? Jeanette from Country Design Style shows how can make your own for just a few dollars. All you have to do is find a cheapo frame from the thrift store (or an unused one from your own home!) to refab. Jeanette simply painted the frame with chalk paint […Read More]

Vintage Truck Lamp

Pottery Barn Inspired Truck Lamp

Amanda from The Tale of an Ugly House was having a hard time deciding on a lamp for her son’s big boy room. That is until she came across an adorable truck lamp from Pottery Barn – that cost $139! Amanda immediately thought of Hobby’s Lobby’s selection of metal trucks and shares at Simply Kierste […Read More]

DIY Floral Applique Curtains

DIY Applique Curtains inspired by Anthropologie

Laura from Décor to Adore has had a love affair with appliqued curtains for awhile now. She first saw them at Anthropologie but had to pass thanks to their hefty price tag. Instead she turned to one of my favorite curtains sources, Ikea, to make her own. Laura chose a tablecloth with a pattern and […Read More]

Refinished Dining Table in Weathered Gray

DIY Restoration Hardware Finish

Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers had been obsessed with the idea of getting a Restoration Hardware style table in her dining nook for a couple years. Since they were way out of her budget, Becca came up with a plan to get the look for less. She purchased a maple pedestal table and stripped […Read More]

Nautical Flag Banner

DIY Nautical Flag Banner

Brynne from The Gathered Home knew Land of Nod’s Nautical Flag Banner would be the perfect finishing touch to her “Nautical Naturalist” guest bedroom. However, she also knew she could make it for less! Brynne’s DIY nautical flag includes every letter of the alphabet but only cost $15 thanks to the use of budget-friendly felt. […Read More]