Faux Malachite Tray for $10

DIY Faux Malachite Tray

Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof has been lusting after malachite lately – but not so much the cost of it. She decided to make my own malachite tray with an acrylic frame and craft paints. The best part? It cost less than $10! Jenna’s tray is similar to the L’Objet Round Malachite Platter [...Read More]

Handmade French Macaroon Ornaments

French macaroon handmade ornaments

Since Jillian from I am a Homemaker has never tried French Macaroons, she can’t attest to their taste. However, she can say that they sure are pretty – pretty enough to turn into whimsical Christmas ornaments!  Jillian was inspired when she came across a set of sparkly Macaroon ornaments from Ballard and repurposed bottle caps [...Read More]

Embroidery Hoop “Peace” Christmas Sign

Pottery Barn inspired peace symbol Christmas decor

When Vicki and Jennifer from 2 Bees in a Pod saw Pottery Barn’s Peace Symbol Pillow, they knew it was going on their Christmas craft to-do list. However, they didn’t necessarily need another holiday pillow. The mother-daughter team happened to have an oversized, vintage embroidery hoop that they got for only a dollar from the [...Read More]

$7 Deer Head Wall Décor

DIY Wall Decor Faux Deer Head

Rhiannon from Being Mom{me} had been swooning over the "fauxdermy" pieces from West Elm, ZGallerie, and the like. She just couldn’t quite justify the cost for a trendy decorative accessory that she might change her mind about in a month. While browsing at Michaels, Rhiannon stumbled upon the perfect (yet affordable) solution in a paper [...Read More]

Thanksgiving Table Throw for a Layered Look

Pottery Barn inspired Thanksgiving table throw

If you’re looking for ideas for dressing your Thanksgiving table this year, Amy of Your Sunday Bag shares how she made her own table throw inspired by Pottery Barn. Amy says she loved the layered look but not the $99 price tag of the autumn throw and set out to make her own at a [...Read More]

“Give Thanks” Thanksgiving Door Tags

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If you are looking for a great alternative to a wreath for your front door this fall, Jaime from That’s My Letter has you covered! Jaime utilized Ballard’s beverage tag design to create decorative door tags with a Thanksgiving message. Of course these would be adorable for any holiday, and they only require a couple [...Read More]

Mini Bucket Advent Calendar

Pottery Barn inspired advent calendar

Jen from Migonis Home says that the moment she saw Pottery Barn’s bucket advent calendar she knew she had to make her own. She bought mini buckets from the dollar store that came in packs of three, gave them coat of paint, and then attached them with pushpins to a piece of stained plywood that [...Read More]

Pretty in Pink “EAT” Wall Letters

DIY Home Decor EAT Letters in Kitchen

Lisa of Concord Cottage had been seeing versions of these cute “EAT” letters all over the place and thought is would be fun to paint some to fit her vintage-inspired kitchen. If you remember her updated mason jar chandelier, you know her color of choice – PINK! Of course, the beauty of DIYing your own [...Read More]