Metallic Gold Honeycomb Dresser {IKEA Tarva Hack}

I know we all love a good IKEA hack, and this gold herringbone dresser from Ashley at Simply Designing is one the best I’ve seen in awhile! Ashley was challenged to reinvent the IKEA Tarva dresser and was inspired when she came across a silver dresser on Joss & Main with a honeycomb design. Ashley […Read More]

White Campaign Style Desk

Caitlin from Desert Domicile received a perfectly good white desk for her birthday a few years ago. While Caitlin loved it, she wanted to add a little something extra to make it more unique. Caitlin couldn’t help noticing how similar her desk looked to campaign style desks and was inspired to add corner brackets and […Read More]

Extra Wide White Dresser for Baby

Earlier this week, I shared the simple and versatile changing table that Katie of Sew Woodsy built for her son’s nursery. That was not the only piece Katie saved her hard-earned cash on through DIY. Katie and her husband Jon also teamed up with Ana White to build an extra wide matching dresser with plenty […Read More]

Build Your Own $40 Dining Bench

Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic recently built a solid truss dining table out of 4x4s and had plans for benches in the works. Well, Whitney delivered with two beautiful benches that are every bit as “big and beefy” as their table counterpart. You know Ana White was in the mix, helping design the benches and providing clear plans so you can build them too – for only $40! This is the perfect seating solution for your big holiday get-togethers!

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Build Your Own Farmhouse Bed

Jennifer from Contemporary Harbor was tired of her old metal bed frame without a headboard and wanted a farmhouse bed to complete her bedroom set. She says, “I had always wanted a headboard and footboard that really made me feel like I had a grown up bed, and the Pottery Barn Farmhouse Bed was perfect, but out of my price range.” Finally, Jennifer decided she had waited long enough. With the help of her hubby and Ana White, Jennifer built her own gorgeous farmhouse bed for under $200.

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Simple Toy Box with Safety Lid

With the help of Ana White’s plans, Jaime from That’s My Letter built this simple, modern toy box with inset sides and a personalized lid. And let me just say this baby covers all the bases when it comes to safety with a child safe closure that holds its position and a cut-out in front so no little fingers get pinched!  The lumber and hardware cost less than half of the retail price, making this DIY version a beautiful and budget-friendly option.

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Farmhouse Table for Under $100

Karin from Art Is Beauty had wanted a farmhouse table for years that her big family could gather around for meals, homework, and memories. She says, “I always looked longingly in the Pottery Barn catalogs and pictured my family around one of these amazing farm house tables.” Finally, Karin decided enough was enough and took matters into her own hands. With the help of her hubby, Karin built her own gorgeous farmhouse table for under $100.

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“Rustic Yet Refined” X Dining Room Table

When the movers broke her dining room table, Jen from House of Wood’s first thought was to build a new one. She saw a gorgeous X-based table from ZGallerie and hit up her friend Ana White to draw up the plans. Then with a little more help from Ana and the friendly folks at Minwax, Jen gave her freshly built table a “rustic yet refined” Restoration Hardware-inspired finish. Are you drooling yet? Oh, and I think I forgot to mention the lumber was only $85. Just in case you weren’t already sold {Wink}.

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Triple Pedestal Farmhouse Dining Table

With plans from Ana White in hand, Jaime from That’s My Letter built this gorgeous and enormous triple pedestal dining table for a friend’s cottage. As Jaime points out, the table design features several beautiful details including an inset tabletop edge, curved arches on the pedestals, and a long stretcher support across the middle. Pretty much it’s the Miss America of dining tables {Giggle}!

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