Black and White Stripe Wall Hooks

knock off anthro hooks

Katie from Little House of Four says she had been obsessed with some black and white hooks from Anthropologie but just couldn’t justify spending $18 PER hook. You can imagine Katie’s excitement when she found almost identical hooks at Goodwill for $1.50. Katie easily transformed the boring white hooks into the Anthro ones with black [...Read More]

Festive Confetti-Dotted Glasses

Anthropologie Inspired Confetti Glasses Kreative Recap

Anthropologie’s fun, colorful confetti glasses have caught the eye of many DIYers. Cassie from Kent Heartstrings sure couldn’t resist these pretties; however, the steep price tag was more than she wanted to pay. She says, “…$30? Paaalease. I don’t have that kind of money, but a few bucks into thrift store glasses and a package [...Read More]

Flower-Shaped Wood Mirror

anthropologie inspired flower mirror

Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us fell in love with a flower-shaped wood mirror from Anthropologie. It cost a whopping $400, but Ashley wasn’t discouraged because she knew she could make a similar one at her price point. This really is a surprisingly simple project. Ashley just created a paper template for her [...Read More]

No-Sew Burlap Pumpkin Pillow

pumpkin applique pillow

Angie from Beneath the Magnolias made this beautiful and simple no-sew version of Pottery Barn’s pumpkin applique pillow for fall. Angie layered burlap for the applique and finished the edges with jute twine to keep it from unraveling. She even shares her pumpkin pattern so you can whip up your very own pretty pumpkin pillow [...Read More]

Trash-to-Treasure Spindle Chandelier

spindle chandelier diy

Jeanette of Country Design Style has a knack for taking objects that others might consider unusable junk and creating something amazing. Take a broken coffee table leg for example. Some might see it as trash, but for Jeanette it became the center of this gorgeous DIY chandelier. Jeanette also made a rustic, shabby version for [...Read More]

Textural Mercury Glass Pumpkins

pottery barn inspired mercury glass pumpkins

Angie of The Altered Past shares an easy DIY project for recreating the look of textural mercury glass pumpkins from Pottery Barn. Amazingly, she made her sparkly pumpkins for only $1 each using cheap glass light fixture globes from the thrift store. Angie achieved  a similar effect to her Pottery Barn inspiration with Looking Glass [...Read More]

Extra Wide White Dresser for Baby

pottery barn kids inspired kendall dresser

Earlier this week, I shared the simple and versatile changing table that Katie of Sew Woodsy built for her son’s nursery. That was not the only piece Katie saved her hard-earned cash on through DIY. Katie and her husband Jon also teamed up with Ana White to build an extra wide matching dresser with plenty [...Read More]

Giant Abacus — Courtesy of Fishing Floats!

diy giant abacus inspired by pottery barn

KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms had been dreaming of making her own Pottery Barn-inspired giant abacus for years. She had almost the whole project planned out, except for the counting beads, which is a pretty important component of the abacus. Then inspiration finally hit while she was visiting friends who were commercial fishermen – fishing floats! [...Read More]