Gold Desk Organizer from Upcycled Materials

Would you believe you could make a glitzy gold desk organizer just like one from Anthropologie for only $3? That what Katie at View from the Fridge did! She scrounged up a glass jar and a couple of tins from around the house and Goodwill, glued them to a piece of scrap wood, let it […Read More]

Pickle Jars to Pottery Barn Inspired Candles

Adina from Simply Country Life says you should think twice before throwing away your old jars and repurpose them instead. Adina was inspired to embellish gallon-size pickle jars with twine and pinecones for a festive Christmas candle holder. This is such a simple fix for a plain glass jar and can easily be modified for different holidays and occasions.

glass jar candle holder

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Glass Container Terrariums

Inspired by the current trend of houseplants, but uninspired by the thought of upkeep, Sarah from {Home-ology} Modern Vintage became smitten with the idea of terrariums. She found a beautiful terrarium at Crate & Barrel but wasn’t so enthused with its “sale” price. Sarah went in search of similar versions at vintage shops and found three beautiful glass containers to create her own grouping of terrariums.

diy glass jar terrariums

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Repurposed Chalkboard Jars

I love taking something that’s normally discarded and making it usable and lovable. That’s exactly what Kendra from The Good Life did with glass jars she had been saving. Kendra painted the jars with chalkboard paint and then added a pop of color to the lids. These little jars are cute and packed with storage potential!

anthropologie inspired chalkboard jars

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Decorative White Reed Diffuser

Kristin from Homespun with Love created a decorative white reed diffuser to freshen up her mantel for the remainder of the summer months. Kristin picked up her all supplies at good ol’ Wal-mart,  making this a pretty thrifty project. She first spray painted a clear glass jar white with several light coats  and then added […Read More]