Metallic Dot Glasses

DIY Metallic Dot Glasses inspired by Anthropologie

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body was inspired by one of her favorite stores to take plain old glasses to the next level with Sharpies. All you need to make your own are cheapo dollar store glasses (or some from your own cabinet!) and a couple of metallic oil-based Sharpies.  These are inexpensive […Read More]

Garden Theme Clock from a Tabletop

DIY Garden Clock Made from an Old Tabletop

On a junkin’ excursion one sweltering day, Suzy from Worthing Court picked up an old tabletop for $5 and knew exactly what she wanted to do with it…turn it into a garden clock! Suzy says, “This project was so fun and easy to do! I’ve been wanting a garden clock for a long time, but […Read More]

Spray Painted Faux Coral

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Beth from Home Stories A to Z gave Wal-mart aquarium coral a once over with some spray paint to create these little pretties for her entryway. I love it when a simple coat of paint can turn something ordinary (and neon and rather tacky) into a decorative piece worthy of a designer catalog. The crisp […Read More]

Easy Platform Bed with FREE Plans

West Elm Inspired Platform Bed

If you’ve been looking to delve into the world of furniture building, here’s an easy beginner project for you! Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic loved the look of a chunky platform bed from West Elm and decided to build her own for her son’s room. It only cost $55 for a full size bed, and […Read More]

Butterfly and Moss Spring Wreath

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Jen from Tatertots and Jello featured this spring butterfly wreath made by her dear little sis, Ashley. To make the wreath, Ashley simply covered a grapevine wreath with moss and then attached the butterflies with wire. She tied a large ribbon at the top and then hung it on her door to spread spring cheer. […Read More]

Oversized Zinc Letters for Only $20

Oversized Zinc Letters inpired by Anthropologie

Anthropologie’s zinc letters have gotten their fair share of attention from DIYers. Carrie from Lovely Etc. also wanted to replicate their beloved look, but she had her eye on the oversized letters for her son’s nursery. The ones that cost $98 a piece. Of course, that wasn’t happening! Instead, Carrie broke out her jigsaw and […Read More]

DIY Ladder Shelf for the Patio

Pottery Barn Inspired Ladder Shelf with FREE Plans!

Kristi from Making It in the Mountains had a sunny corner on her courtyard deck that was practically begging for a plant stand. At first, Kristi was thinking a garden bench type stand, but then she came across Ana White’s plans for a ladder shelf. Perfection! This shelf is versatile enough to be used pretty […Read More]

Seashell Hurricane Candle Holder

DIY Seashell Candle Holder for Summer

Do you have a summer beach trip on the calendar? If so, make sure to collect plenty of seashells and make a coastal candle holder like this one from Gail at Purple Hues and Me. Here’s what Gail has to say about her latest knock off: “Don’t you just love it when you knockoff something […Read More]