Julie from Lilacs & Longhorns says even if she had all the money in the world she still wouldn’t pass up the opportunity for a knock off! In her words, it’s just plain “FUN!” While shopping at Pottery Barn, Julie spotted a shiny yet rustic silver wood elevated riser nestled in a gorgeous tablescape. She […Read More]
What better way to dress up your table for Easter than with décor that looks good enough to eat… and actually is! It wasn’t the pretty flower arrangements or sparkling glassware that caught the eye of Jennifer from Jennifer’s Mentionables as she browsed through Pottery Barn’s Easter catalog but their tasty bird’s nest cupcakes that double as dessert and décor. How sweet is this?!?
Mason jars are for more than just canning nowadays. Check out this chandelier made by Cassandra and Nate from The Life of CK and Nate, who suspended their jars from braided jute and added a few light bulbs for a soft glow. This would make for a great upcycle project if you’ve got a stockpile […Read More]
Susan from Before Naps on the Porch was watching an auction for some pretty shell chargers on eBay, thinking how nice they’d be for summer dining. Imagine her surprise when the price shot up over $200! Yes, that’s for a set of six chargers! Instead of getting in on the crazy-high bidding, Susan adorned some […Read More]
Connie from Connie Nikiforoff Designs was inspired to create a lovely glass and crystal chandy for her dining area. Connie’s new modern fixture actually began as an old 80’s style light with glass panels. The panels were replaced with glass bulbs and other pretty baubles for a delicate, airy look. Connie loves how it casts […Read More]
Kristen at My Covered Bridge loves a good shopping trip at her local Salvation Army Thrift Store. On one such trip she walked out of the store with a pair of orange ceramic pears. Her youngest daughter was questioning what all the excitement was about over some tacky pears, but Kristen had a vision in […Read More]
Erin from The Stucco Bungalow was on a quest to create the perfect seating area in her kitchen. She refabbed a table she found on Craigslist to look similar to the Norfolk Dining Table found at Pottery Barn. Then she purchased a farmhouse bench on Target’s website and started painting it to look like the […Read More]
Jaymie from Pickled Images waited two years to have her dream dining table become a reality. Jaymie writes “I saw this table in a magazine from Style Garage a couple of years ago and knew my husband could probably build me one (original was approximately $2400 retail from what I recall) – I got mine […Read More]