Knickknack Candlesticks

Abbie from Five Days… 5 Ways fell in love with some unique candlesticks from Anthropologie made from an assortment of knickknacks. However, after seeing the $400 price tag, Abbie embarked on a mission to make her own that involved haunting thrift stores until she found just  pieces to recreate the candlesticks… with her own twist, [...Read More]

Stenciled Pillow Cover

Following some simple steps from Amanda at Wit & Whistle, you can create a custom pillow that features your favorite quote, poem, song lyrics, or any other pillow-worthy text. Amanda just used a letter stencil and fabric marker to add her beautiful, crisp letters to a linen pillow cover. This technique is so simple and [...Read More]

Antiqued Standing Mirror

Connie from Salvage Savvy was inspired by two big and beautiful antiqued mirrors she saw in House Beautiful magazine to make one of her own using square mirror tiles. Connie provides awesome step-by-step instructions to walk you through how to achieve that lovely antiqued look. Large mirrors can get pretty pricey, so the $70 Connie [...Read More]

Wood and Metal Coffee Table

After laying eyes on an industrial coffee, Ashley from The Handmade Home knew she had to have one of her own. A friend pointed her in the right direction for inexpensive metal and a welder. Ashley then designed and built the top herself using MDF and a stencil. She points out that the top can [...Read More]

Knotted Pillow Cover

Kristi from Kris Kraft loves the texture of a knotted pillow cover from West Elm and decided to recreate it for a Favorite Things Party. (Think Opera, but everything has to be less than $6). Kristi design features rows of felt strips that are looped together to create a knotted look. We can all thank [...Read More]

Fabric Tree Art

This DIY artwork from Holly at Life as a Thrifter is great for using up of those fabric scraps. Holly gathered her scraps and  started cutting and gluing them onto a piece of burlap until she had an adorable bird and tree motif. Don’t you love projects that don’t require perfection? Honestly, stick straight lines [...Read More]

Chunky Framed Mirrors

When making a change to a space, it’s important to consider how you can utilize what you already have and make it work with your new style. That’s exactly what Alicia from Thrifty & Chic did to some mirrors that simply weren’t cutting it with the new planked walls in her dining room. A chunky [...Read More]

Vintage Projector Lamp

When Cheri from I Am Momma Hear Me Roar bought some nesting tables from the classifieds, she ended up taking home a vintage projector as well. She sure was glad she did when her sister spotted a vintage film projector lamp for almost $600. Highway robbery I tell ya! With a lamp kit and secondhand [...Read More]