Mantel Molding Headboard

mantel molding headboard

Brook from Being Brook has been working her magic on the rooms in her brother’s house. She couldn’t wait to get her hands on the master bedroom, which lacked a headboard. With the help of plans from Ana White, Brook quickly took care of that problem, building a stately white headboard that resembles a mantel. [...Read More]

Mercury Glass Lamps

diy faux mercury glass lamp

A long-time lover of Pottery Barn, Talitha from Love, Pomegranate House looked to their beautiful décor for a way to update her old, unimpressive college day lamps. After seeing PB’s mercury glass lamps, Talitha knew she had to find a way to do it herself that wouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. With the [...Read More]

Sawhorse Desk

diy sawhorse desk

We have been following along as Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic has built one fabulous piece of furniture after another for her son’s bedroom. The most recent and final addition was Ana White’s 1×3 sawhorse desk that saves on space but doesn’t skimp on style. Seriously, after this latest build, I think I am ready [...Read More]

Wood Tiered Display Stand

wood three tiered display

Jeanette from Homa Style created a three-tiered display stand similar to one she had purchased from Pottery Barn. Not only is Jeannette’s tier a knock-off, it’s also a repurpose made from an old bed spindle and leftover pine. Jeanette actually prefers the size of the one she made better, which demonstrates the beauty of DIY. [...Read More]

Wood Sunburst Mirror

wood shim sunburst mirror

If, like Sarah from Thrifty Décor Chick, you’ve been holding back on the sunburst mirror trend, now may be the time to jump on the bandwagon. Sarah finally created two wood shim sunburst mirrors after planning their design ages ago. They cost her $10 each, which is a pretty spectacular price for a 34” piece [...Read More]

Chaise Lounge Chairs

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What better place to kick back during the summer than your own luxurious new chaise lounge chairs (especially chairs that you saved a bundle on by making yourself)? Brook from Being Brook built her beautiful chairs following the plans from Ana White. Each chair only cost Brook $35 to build, which is really an awesome [...Read More]

Wood Beverage Tags

wood beverage tags

Susan from Homeroad loved some beverage tags she saw in the Ballard catalog and decided to make her own using shims. Susan cut, sanded, and stained her tags, and then wrote the wording by hand. If you love entertaining, these will definitely save your sanity from people asking what’s in each pitcher a gazillion times. [...Read More]

Trundle Coffee Table

20 second tidy up trundle coffee table

Yesterday I shared the apothecary version of Ana White’s 20-Second Tidy Up Coffee Table. Well, here’s the original that features one large trundle drawer that makes toy cleanup a snap. Would you believe it only cost Ana about $50 to build and a couple hours of time? Would you believe your living room floor could [...Read More]