Best of PB #4: Storage Cube(icals) Craft Table

Beth from NashvillePug was in need of a new crafting table with lots of storage and plenty of space for sewing. To meet her needs, Beth used two Closetmaid Cubeicals to form the sides of her new table and 2 by 6 beams for the top. This is such a simple project thanks to Beth’s genius brainstorm to use the Cubeicals!

DIY Craft Table

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Painted Vanity Desk

Virginia from LiveLoveDIY is a super frugal gal who loves thrift store excursions. On one of her trips, she came across a little, outdated wooden desk for $20. It reminded Virginia of a gorgeous $2000 vanity she’d just seen at Crate &Barrel. Virginia knew just what to do and transformed the piece with some high gloss black paint and a sleek chrome handle.


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Modern Farmhouse Desk

There is no question why Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic is head over heals for the new desk she built following plans from Ana White. After adding her fifth little one to the brood, Whitney needed a work space in her master bedroom that was both functional and pretty. This desk definitely fits the bill and, amazingly, only cost Whitney $55 to build!

fancy farmhouse desk

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Library Catalog Desk

Jaime from That’s My Letter teamed up with Ana White to build a desk her kids will get excited about playing (and working!) at. The brightly colored drawer fronts and vintage library catalog pulls set this piece apart from your usual desk. I’d say Jaime and Ana totally nailed this knock off! Jaime was inspired […Read More]

Painted Desk with Stained Top

Karri from House of Tubers initially spotted the Whitney Desk in the PB catalog.  Then after looking around, she saw quite a few similar two toned pieces with painted and distressed bases and dark stained tops on Pinterest.  She decided to combine what she liked about all of them and make her own from a […Read More]

Color Gradient Desk

Amy from Sisters of the Wild West turned a shabby desk she got for free off Craigslist into a showstopper with just a few paint samples. Amy selected shades of green and blue to give the desk a fresh color gradient look. It was genius on Amy’s part to apply the idea from Anthro’s shower […Read More]

Modern Hidden Compartments Desk

Laura from Inspiration from Moms wanted to create a space for the two special fellas in her life to bond. They love playing computer games together, and a large, simple desk would allow them to do so side by side. Laura found the perfect inspiration piece and got right to work on its construction following […Read More]

Fabric Squares Bulletin Board

After a little room rearranging, Amy at Just Pleased as Punch and her daughter decided some decorative tweaking was in order. Out with the old (Bye bye, Hannah Montana!) and in with the new! The transformation  included creating a new bulletin board to fill an empty spot above the desk. Amy dressed up a Goodwill […Read More]

Industrial Metal and Wood Desk

Shannon from {aka}|design had the ideal spot for a desk and knew just what she wanted to fill it – a rustic industrial table. Since this would be an expensive piece to purchase, Shannon is blessed to have a hubby who works in metal manufacturing and was willing to give up a Saturday to make […Read More]