Fancy Farmhouse Dining Table

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Kristi from Making it in the Mountains had been swooning over a stunning dining table with X brackets and angled supports from Pottery Barn for “ages.” Of course, the price was astronomical, especially for a table that Kristi wanted to keep outside and would be covered in snow most the year. Kristi was beyond thrilled [...Read More]

Deconstructed Chair Makeover

deconstructed chair knock off

Dria from DIO Home Improvements has long loved Restoration Hardware’s deconstructed furniture and wanted to do her own rendition. The perfect opportunity came when her sister found a cane chair at the thrift store for only $5. Dria sanded down the frame and then applied her own homemade stain to achieved that signature weathered finished. [...Read More]

Hanging Lantern Ladder

hanging lantern ladder

Beth from Unskinny Boppy had been on the lookout for a ladder with round rungs after spying one in a layout from Pottery Barn. Imagine her excitement when she happened upon just the ladder while shopping at a local antiques store. Beth mimicked the look of her inspiration by hanging the ladder above her patio [...Read More]

Anatomical Image and Print Wall Art

anatomical prints

Dena from Hearts & Sharts was inspired to create “cheap, easy, and unique wall art” by layering an image over text. She used public domain anatomical images and layered them with her “hoarding” Grampa’s old air force records. Dena even took it a step further and added more visual interest with a faded chevron background. [...Read More]

Pom-Pom Trim Embellished Pillow

anthropologie inspired pom pom pillow

Bethney of May Arts Ribbon was inspired to create her own Anthropologie-inspired pillow cover embellished with pom-pom trim. I have seen several knock-offs of this pillow and have to say Bethney’s is one of the most convincing. She achieved a very similar look to the Anthro pillow by sewing several strands of the pom-pom trim [...Read More]

Typewriter Key Art FREE Printables

typewriter key art free printable

Love the look of typewriter key art? Laura from Hand-Me-Down Mom Genes is making it super easy for you to get the stylish look of Pottery Barn’s wall art with basically no work. Laura has free high-resolution downloads of all the letters available on her site, so you can print in any size with fab [...Read More]

Spray Painted White and Gold Fan

painted plastic fan

I am sure you all are no strangers to plastic portable fans and would agree there is nothing stylish about them. Jessa from Sparkle shows that even a cheapo portable fan can have personality too! She spray painted hers for a retro two-tone makeover. I totally love this idea – what can you not spray [...Read More]

Hanging Geometric Sculptures for Only $4

himmeli sculptures

Amy from Delineate Your Dwelling was able to recreate Himmeli sculptures from Urban Outfitters using the simplest of materials for only $4! Paper straws are the secret ingredient that made this project both simple and cheap. Amy shares exactly how she cut and strung the straws onto twine to create her geometric shapes. There are [...Read More]