Easy Tie Dye Curtains

DIY Tie Dye Curtains

When you think of tie dye, no doubt a brightly-colored 70’s t-shirt comes to mind – not stylish home décor. However, Lindsay of The White Buffalo Styling Co. shows that tie dye does have a place in décor! Lindsay was inspired to create her own tie dye curtains and has perfected the fold and clamp […Read More]

DIY Concrete Top Dining Table

concrete dining table

Aimee of The Crazy Craft Lady had a very sad and mismatched dining set that either needed to be replaced or have a serious facelift. She had been coveting concrete-topped dining tables but certainly wasn’t paying $1,399.00 for just a table. Aimee says, “I have seen some very clever and crafty bloggers who have used […Read More]

Glossy Red “HO HO HO” Wall Letters

ho ho ho christmas wall letters

Still waiting for Santa? These "HO HO HO" wooden letters from Angelica of Once Again, My Dear Irene are perfect for any room of the house, and they’re so easy to make! Angelica simply used wooden letters from the craft store and bright red spay paint. She hung them in her son’s room where there […Read More]

Glossy Red “HO HO HO” Christmas Letters

DIY Ho ho ho letters

When Angela of Blue i Style was flipping through the Crate & Barrel holiday catalog, she was immediately drawn to a set of large “Ho Ho Ho” letters with a glossy red finish. However, the price tag caused her to do a double take – $60 for 6 letters?!? Angela says, “I know a project […Read More]

Leather Belt Wall Shelves

leather belt shelves

While planning her son’s menswear-inspired bedroom, Angela from Blue i Style came across leather belt shelves from CB2. She loved the idea of them, but they were too long for the space, and at $100 each, not in the budget. To tie in with the other menswear elements of the room, Angela wanted to recreate […Read More]

Make Over a Dollar Store Vase with Hot Glue!

crate and barrel knock off vase

Kathy from The Budget Decorator gave a dollar store vase the easiest makeover known to man – with hot glue! Kathy simply turned her vase while putting lines of hot glue around it to create texture. This is the perfect pick-me-up for any plain glass candle holder, vase, etc. Kathy has plenty to be proud of with this vase. Like she says, “It looks about as close as you can get to the original vase!”

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Hammered Metal Pendant Light for Less

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While looking for a pendant light for her dining room, Mary from At Home on the Bay fell in love with Crate and Barrel’s Rodan Pendant. With the industrial yet sophisticated style, hammered antique pewter on the outside, and warm glow of gold on the inside, there was a lot to love! It was the price that had Mary looking for alternatives. She found the perfect starting point in IKEA’s Brasa light. With a few DIY touches, Mary got a look similar to the Crate & Barrel pendant for less!

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Simple Handmade Knit Pillow Cover

diy knit pillow

While browsing Crate & Barrel, Brittany from Just B Crafty noticed that many of the items had a handmade feel to them, like some knitted pillows that were selling for $50. Brittany says, “Good thing I have a perfectly good set of knitting needles, piles of yarn at home, and a couple free evenings…” Good thing indeed because Brittany was able to make this pretty knitted pillow for only $4 for the insert!

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