Glitzy Witch Halloween Wreath

witch halloween wreath

Alecia from Chicken Scratch NY fell in love with Grandin Road’s Cast A Spell Wreath but says she just about choked on her coffee when she saw the $359 price tag. Yikes! Alecia wasn’t even in the market for a new Halloween wreath but really wanted to try her hand at recreating the pricey piece. [...Read More]

Glamorous Gold Painted Scissors

Gold Painted Scissors Nate Berkus Knock Off

Heather from Southern State of Mind says she has had a serious case of spray paint fever, coating all her old office accessories with gold spray paint. First the stapler, next the tape dispenser, then the three-hole punch, and now Heather’s scissors are even sporting a glitzy gold! These scissors started as a humble dollar [...Read More]

Graphic Sharpie Art Cork Coasters

anthropologie inspired cork coaster

ChiWei from One Dog Woof came across a set of graphic coasters from Anthropologie and decided she simply HAD to have them. She grabbed a package of plain cork coasters but then forgot about the project until she moved and couldn’t find the coasters she’d been using. This was just the kick in the pants [...Read More]

Circling Crow Halloween Mobile

halloween crow mobile

With Halloween fast approaching, Shelley from House of Smiths created an adorable vignette for her covered entryway. And, yes, I just said Halloween and adorable in the same sentence. Somehow, Shelley can even make Halloween look chic! Part of Shelley’s set-up included a circling crow mobile that she made from dollar store crows and a [...Read More]

Chalkboard Tombstones for a Spooky Porch

DIY Chalkboard tombstone inspired by Pottery Barn

I know we all agree with Jamison from Rogue Engineer when he says, “Decorating for the holidays is always fun, but who wants to spend $120 on a set of chalkboard tombstones from Pottery Barn?!?” Jamison instead made his own spooky yard décor using all the scrap wood he had lying in the garage. He [...Read More]

Carved Wood Rosette Wall Décor

carved wood medallions

Nancy from Artsy Chicks Rule was inspired when she came across some intricately carved wood medallions from Ballard Designs. She says, “What didn’t inspire me too much….was the price.” So Nancy made her own using inexpensive rosettes she found on Amazon. Nancy mounted each rosette on a piece of wood and then painted them with [...Read More]

Wood and Wire Wall Storage Baskets

pottery barn inspired wood and wire hanging baskets

Cara from Build It Craft It Love It was in need of book storage for her son’s teeny tiny bedroom. She found the perfect design in wood and wire hanging baskets from PB Teen but needed to modify the size to better fit her limited wall space. Cara says, “This project is so simple and [...Read More]

Whale Bookends for a Big Boy Room

anthropologie inspired whale bookends

Bethany from Whistle & Ivy was perusing the internet for ideas for her son’s new big boy room when she came across playful whale bookends from Anthropologie. However, paying $70 for them was out of the question. Especially when Bethany was able to make a set for $4! She shares at PinkWhen how she did [...Read More]