Vintage Lace Mirror Makeover

Vintage Lace Mirror

Doreen from Hymns and Verses was inspired to give a $10 thrift store mirror a complete makeover using lace and paint. To create the lovely lace design, Doreen used a technique in which she “stenciled” the back with lace and then finished it with a faux mercury glass treatment. Didn’t she do an amazing job [...Read More]

Vintage Spoon Plate Holder

vintage spoon plate holder

Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama was inspired to turn a pair of her grandma’s vintage spoons into a plate stand a la Anthropologie. Dee already had a plastic plate holder and gave it a quick coat of silver spray paint before adding the spoons with hot glue. This piece has even more sentimental value because [...Read More]

$20 Upholstered and Faux Tufted Headboard

gray tufted headboard

Tamara of Provident Home Design has been hard at work on her sons’ shared bedroom makeover. While perusing ideas for new beds for the space, Tamara came across gray tufted headboards from Restoration Hardware and loved the “handsome and masculine” feel of them. She was inspired to try her hand at making her own headboards, [...Read More]

Scrolled Wall Mirror and Centerpiece

DIY Scalloped Scroll Mirror

Beth from Sawdust & Embryos was inspired to create a gorgeous scrolled mirror using one of her favorite power tools – her scroll saw! Beth traced the design onto a piece of MDF and then cut it out with her handy dandy saw. A little paint and poly later, Beth attached the mirror and hung [...Read More]

Rustic Wood Farmhouse Bed

pottery barn inspired farmhouse bed

Annisa from A Pretty Happy Home just can’t bring herself to fork over the big bucks for furniture when she knows it’s something she and her husband can make together. That was the case with this farmhouse bed that they pulled together for their guest room just in time for their guests to arrive. PHEW! [...Read More]

Painted Dipped Wall Letters

PB Teen inspired dipped wall letters

Erin for Crafts Unleashed shows just how easy it is to create painted-dipped wall letters just like those from PB Teen. In addition to saving tons of money through DIY, you can also customize the style and color of the letters to match your style. Erin says, “Create a personal monogram or spell out an [...Read More]

Narrow Console Table with Marble Top

DIY-Marble-Top-Console-Table

Tamara from Provident Home Design had a space behind her dining table that was just big enough for a narrow console table. She came across a sleek gold leaf and marble table with a slim open frame design and devised a plan to recreate it with materials from the hardware store. Tamara says it’s a [...Read More]

Fancy Farmhouse Dining Table

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Kristi from Making it in the Mountains had been swooning over a stunning dining table with X brackets and angled supports from Pottery Barn for “ages.” Of course, the price was astronomical, especially for a table that Kristi wanted to keep outside and would be covered in snow most the year. Kristi was beyond thrilled [...Read More]