Agate Tray for $1

Monica of Monica Wants It spied a gorgeous agate tray at World Market but couldn’t justify buying another tray for her home. What she could justify was spending $1 to recreate it! Monica got the same luxe look by painting a plastic tray with metallic gold spray paint and then decoupaging an agate print to […Read More]

Eclectic Bookshelf Makeover

Have you ever gotten an itch to take on a project that is totally different and extra special? That’s exactly how Mark Montano felt when he dove into this bookshelf makeover that combines his love for MacKenzie-Childs furniture and circus images. Mark spent two full days transforming a bookcase in need of TLC with chalky […Read More]

Flea Market Flip Chanel Tray

Denise from Be My Guest snagged a butler’s tray at a flea market for only $3 and knew it would be make the perfect side table for her guest bedroom. It just needed a little TLC! Denise updated it by painting the base white and then replacing the removable tray with a larger one she […Read More]

Decoupage Thrift Store Tray Makeover

Mark Montano wanted the excitement of the beautiful French Bull trays he saw on Better Homes & Gardens BUT with his own design. Mark already had a stockpile of cheap metal trays from the thrift store that were perfect for this project. He made them over with fabric and high gloss paint to create his […Read More]

Decoupage Bunny from a Soda Bottle

Gail from Purple Hues and Me discovered the cutest decoupage bunnies from Grandin Road and knew they would be the inspiration for her next craft project! The only problem Gail faced was finding a large enough paper mache bunny to decoupage. When her search came up dry, Gail made her own using household items, including […Read More]

Food Safe Decoupage Plates

Mark Montano loves entertaining during the holiday season and hit up the dollar store to create a bright and cheery tablescape. One of his creations were butterfly plates that were inspired by $129 decoupage plates. You know Mark’s plates didn’t cost that much! He used a food safe technique too that involves applying the image […Read More]

Decoupage Jewelry Box

Over at The Country Chic Cottage, Angie has been sharing homemade gift ideas to get all us ready for the holiday season. Her latest DIY gift idea is a colorful box inspired by Pottery Barn that is very inexpensive to make using an unfinished wood box, paper, and Mod Podge. As Angie points out, you […Read More]

Decoupage Floral Recipe Box

Are you familiar with the fabulous paper décor line from Jen of Tatertots & Jello? If not, you are missing out! Megan from Balancing Home shares how she took items from Jen’s line to knock off a pretty floral recipe box from Anthropologie. It was as simple as painting a wood box, decoupaging on the […Read More]

Dictionary Page Decoupage Pumpkin

Meegan from What Meegan Makes shares the “key’’ to making your own Pottery Barn inspired book page pumpkin on the cheap. For this project, Meegan used a plastic pumpkin and her trusty 1941 dictionary that she purchased for a dollar. She first painted the pumpkin white and then added torn pieces from the dictionary with […Read More]