How to Make a Dreamcatcher

Deonna from Child at Heart can’t get enough of Urban Outfitters’ “carefree, hippie style.” What she doesn’t like? Paying $100 for a dream catcher she could make herself! Deonna grabbed an embroidery hoop from the craft store along with some ribbon and yarn and made her own dream catcher for MUCH less! She says, “It […Read More]

Turn a Figurine into a Whimsical Nightlight

Katie from Upcycled Treasures was inspired as soon as she came across an owl nightlight from Land of Nod. She actually went through an owl phase a couple years ago and had the perfect little metal owl sitting in a storage bin. It already had holes in it, which Katie knew they would be perfect […Read More]

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

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

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

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

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]