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]

Refinished Dining Table in Weathered Gray

Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers had been obsessed with the idea of getting a Restoration Hardware style table in her dining nook for a couple years. Since they were way out of her budget, Becca came up with a plan to get the look for less. She purchased a maple pedestal table and stripped […Read More]

Nautical Flag Banner

Brynne from The Gathered Home knew Land of Nod’s Nautical Flag Banner would be the perfect finishing touch to her “Nautical Naturalist” guest bedroom. However, she also knew she could make it for less! Brynne’s DIY nautical flag includes every letter of the alphabet but only cost $15 thanks to the use of budget-friendly felt. […Read More]

Industrial Wire Storage Baskets

Samantha from Zest It Up wanted to recreate a less expensive version of the industrial wire baskets she sees everywhere. The perfect solution came in the form of basic white baskets from the dollar store that Samantha vamped up with a bit of spray paint. She says, “They are great for holding everything from magazines, […Read More]

Nautical Candles with Rope and Shells

While Barbara from 21 Rosemary Lane was perusing Pottery Barn’s summer catalog, a grouping of lanterns caught her eye, specifically the candles inside those lanterns. Barbara knew they would make the perfect summer décor and be easy to make. She says, “As it turned out…I was right!”All you need are candles, jute rope, glue, and […Read More]

Modern Floor Lamp on the Cheap

Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us doesn’t mind spending money on items she actually needs, but when it comes to wants, Ashley chooses the DIY route. That’s how this modern floor lamp inspired by Land of Nod was born. Ashley knew a DIY was in order as soon as she saw the price […Read More]

Colorful Knit Tassel Pillow

Chanda from Zest It Up has always loved hand dyed wool yarns and has amassed quite the collection from thrift stores. What’s a girl to do with a large stash of beautifully-colored yarns? Make a tassel pillow inspired by Anthropologie of course! Chanda knit a pillow cover and then added a plethora of tassels in […Read More]