Old Lemonade Stand to Designer Sign

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I am always up for a repurpose, and this Ballard-inspired sign from Melaine at My Sweet Savannah is a story of giving an old object new life. Melaine found what appeared to be a kids lemonade stand at the thrift store. She brought the rundown stand home and cut it into pieces, one of which [...Read More]

Wood and Wire Basket Wall Storage

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Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust got a call from her church’s youth pastor requesting a storage solution for rec room supplies. She got right to work, scouring the internet for ideas and stumbling upon a wood and wire basket rack from PB Teen. Kristen easily recreated it only 45 minutes by attaching wire baskets to [...Read More]

Botanical Sharpie Art Wall Canvas

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Erica from Dwell Beautiful LOVES Anthropologie but very rarely can afford the prices. She has found the way to get the Anthro look for less by recreating some of their art pieces. When she saw a botanical print, Erica knew she could easily make her own version with some Sharpies and a canvas. She says, [...Read More]

Leather Monogram with Nailhead Trim

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Monograms are so crazy popular that you can find them in all kinds of colors, sizes, fonts, and materials. Katie from Addicted 2 DIY created a leather monogram with a bit of a sophisticated, masculine twist. She shares at The Crafty Spot how she wrapped the paper mache letter with leather and then outlined it [...Read More]

Glass Fishing Buoy Summer Centerpiece

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Marianne from Songbird created a beautiful summer vignette for her garden table that features Pottery Barn-inspired glass buoys. I love Marianne’s outside-the-box thinking in using thrifted items for her glass “buoys” – a round glass bowl and globe from a light fixture. She used a couple of techniques to paint them and achieve the beautiful [...Read More]

Modern Meets Rustic Distressed Diamond Art

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Ashley of Simply Designing for Crafts Unleashed loves a lot of the designs and art work from Pottery Barn – but she sure doesn’t love the prices. When she saw a piece of artwork with pretty yellow diamonds, Ashley knew she could easily recreate it with just a few supplies including chalk paint. She says, [...Read More]

Ladder Shelf with Wire Baskets

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Katie from Addicted to DIY finally crossed off a project that had been on her DIY list for awhile – a ladder bookshelf for her oldest son’s room. While the wire baskets may account for the bulk of the expense with this project, they are also what makes it so stinkin’ awesome! In this case, [...Read More]

Super Easy Watercolor Brushstroke Art

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While shopping online, Erica from Dwell Beautiful says she was struck by the simple beauty of watercolor brushstroke art and the impact multiple pieces made grouped in a gallery. Erica grabbed her watercolors and enjoyed a little time outside painting away. Like she says, this really isn’t a project you need any artistic skill to [...Read More]