Burlap Christmas Tree

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Yesterday I shared a couple of ideas for creating your own tabletop Christmas trees. Considering the popularity of burlap, I can’t leave these little trees from Ask Anna out of the mix! Anna thread strips of burlap with thin wire and glued them to a center dowel. Fluff them to the desired shape, and you’ve got a fun, natural fiber tree.

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Pirate Sail Headboard

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With a pirate-obsessed son on her hands, Melissa from The Happier Homemaker knew her little captain would love a bedroom to reflect his passion. She found some great inspiration in an old Pottery Barn Kids catalog and replicated a piece of wall décor for a creative sail mast headboard. I love all the details Melissa […Read More]

Decorative Initial Stand

Erin from Life is Like a Bowl Full of Cherries recreated an Anthropologie letter stand that she loved for only a few dollars. You may even be able to pull this project off for free if you’ve got some scrap wood, stain, and paint on hand. Erin says, “It might just be my favorite piece […Read More]

Sheet Music Christmas Tree

After seeing Anthro’s Printed Paper Pine, MJ from 517 Creations knew it was a perfect new item to add to her Christmas décor. Better yet, she had just received a few old hymnals that were perfect for the job. With just a few added elements, MJ made her own printed paper pine at a fraction […Read More]

Metallic Brushed Nickel Jacks

Gina from Lady Goats wanted to add a few decorative pieces to her home that she totally loved (as opposed to decent looking enough and cheap). On her shopping excursion, she spotted some aluminum jacks that fit the bill to perfection. Gina says, “I wanted these Z Gallerie jacks, and even at a cheap $9, […Read More]

Decorative Horse Weather Vane

Tracy from Tracy’s Trinkets and Treasures isn’t a western gal but appreciates the beauty of horses. Ready for a little change, she created her own horse weather vane for free using cardstock, wooden skewers, and a paint mix stick. Tracy’s version looks almost identical to Ballard’s inspiration piece. I love its placement atop those vintage […Read More]

Burlap Pinboard Wall Organizer

It all started with an empty Starbucks Via carton, which Johnnie from Saved By Love Creations planned to upcycle into a wall pocket. She stumbled upon a burlap-backed wall organizer from Pottery Barn and knew she could create it for well less than its $198 price tag. Johnnie’s is almost identical to her inspiration, from […Read More]

Personalized Wooden Easter Caddies

Carrie from My Creative Escapes followed Ana White’s toolbox plans to build not one, not two, but seven of these adorable wooden caddies for her children, nieces, and nephews to use as Easter baskets. The best part? It cost her only $2 to build all seven of them. Carrie only had to buy the dowels, […Read More]