While Shelly at Dolen Diaries fell in love with the spider web flameless pillars from Pottery Barn, she didn’t love the price tag! With some black vinyl she had on hand, Shelly was able to make her own creepy Halloween candles for $8 a piece. If you don’t have a cutting machine, you could also [...Read More]
While Aly from Entirely Eventful Day says she may be a dreamer, she’s also a realist. That’s why she decided to spend only $5 to make a starburst mirror instead of blowing hundreds on a trend that will eventually fade. How did she do it for only $5? Paper! Yeppers, Aly created her shiny beauties using thick metallic and sparkle paper. Aly’s tutorial is so easy and inexpensive it’s perfect for those who have been hesitant to jump on the sunburst mirror bandwagon.
Trina from A Few Miner Adjustments turned a piece of luan from her garage into an oversized flashcard for her living room wall. All it took was some paint and vinyl to create this décor that was ideal for a household of teachers. I love this idea for a playroom too and think a set of flashcards would be a great way to decorate a large wall on a dime.
Shannon from Parties and Potty Training created this sweet little chalkboard plaque featuring Beatrix Potter’s beloved bunny. I think it would be precious welcoming guests to the front door or displaying the menu for your Easter meal. Shannon’s plaque looks almost identical to her inspiration piece but didn’t cost her a cent! Shannon was inspired [...Read More]
After receiving Ballard’s new fall catalog, Mel from Junkin’ Junky quickly got to work with a fairly simple knockoff. Mel created her own burlap cube by covering a storage cube with burlap and drop cloth and using straps from a grocery bag for handles. Like her inspiration piece, she stenciled the lettering to make her [...Read More]
Jessy from Fairytale Frosting shares how she created her own set of intricately designed mirrors for under ten bucks. She first used her Cricut to cut patterns from contact paper and applied them to six mirrors she already had on hand from the dollar store. After spraying them with frosted glass spray paint, she removed [...Read More]
Autumn from Design Dump created this stunning lampshade by covering an old shade with linen circles of various sizes and colors. I LOVES it! While I am a girl who loves some color, I am totally digging the neutral tones with the gold leaf lamp. It is fun yet totally classy! Autumn’s original inspiration came [...Read More]