Pewter Tray with Bird

plastic to pewter tray

Morena from Morena’s Corner unveils her secret for making plastic look like high end pewter. It only took Morena some paint to glam out this once flowery dollar store tray. With metallics looking hot for 2013, this is a must-try technique!

plastic to pewter tray

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Giant Wall Scissors

giant wall scissors

Morena from Morena’s Corner wanted to add a giant pair of scissors to a school-themed wall for her family work area. She found a pair of plastic dollar store scissors that needed just a little work to become wall-worthy. For Morena, the key to giving the blades a more realistic metallic finish was brushing on [...Read More]

Faux Zinc Nightstand

Jami from Freckled Laundry was determined to replicate the look of a zinc dresser from Restoration Hardware that cost around two grand to purchase. If you also love the industrial appeal of zinc but don’t want to drop that kind of cash, check out Jami’s video tutorial. Her faux zinc nightstand is absolutely gorgeous and [...Read More]

Numbered Wood Dresser


Monica and Jess from the Real Housewives of Bucks County recently went through a project whirlwind as they completed four big projects in only four weeks. They shared one of their faves  at Craftaholics Anonymous, a dresser that they transformed into an Anthro-inspired masterpiece. I know we have seen this knock off a few times, [...Read More]

“Metal” Numbered Hang Tag

Angie from The Country Chic Cottage has been on a knock-off spree since the latest Ballard’s catalog showed up in the mail. One project she couldn’t wait to reproduce was the galvanized metal tag. Of course, Angie took a creative route to achieve the look of metal using clay. The finish is actually a printed [...Read More]