Open Bottom Dresser

pottery barn kids diy dresser

After having her son’s TV sitting on a laundry basket, Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic knew it was time to bite the bullet and tackle a dresser build. With plans from Ana White, Whitney totally conquered this new challenge and came out the other end with a beautiful new dresser with metal slides and an [...Read More]

Natural Rope Planter

diy rope planter

Here’s just another example of how something plain Jane can be taken to the next level with rope. To spruce up her patio, Heather from Creative Certainty refabbed a cheapo plastic planter in only 30 minutes by wrapping it with natural rope. I bet the color and texture will look even more beautiful when the [...Read More]

Wood Sunburst Mirror

Shaunna from Perfectly Imperfect had been wanting a large sunburst mirror but at a bargain price. She knocked that goal right out of the park with the mirror she created from a small round mirror and bundle of kindling. Would you believe it only cost her $8 to make? I love how the long kindling [...Read More]

Glass Hurricane Jars

I love the versatility of hurricane jars for decorating but am sometimes shocked at how pricey they can be. Emily from Décor Chick shares how to avoid the hefty price tag by making your own with dollar store materials. Emily attached a glass hurricane to a candlestick to create her footed hurricane jars for a [...Read More]

Silver Shim Sunburst Mirror

Shelley from Crazy Wonderful backed a cheapo round mirror with lots of wooden shims to create this decorative sunburst mirror. She primed the shims, applied a glaze, and then coated them with a clear poly. I love how the glaze gives the shims an almost metallic appearance and contrasts with the brick background. This texture-rich [...Read More]

Decorative Candle Lanterns

Nicole from Thrifty Decorating turned some scrap wood from her garage into these lovely lanterns. She added a couple coats of spray paint and glass vases from the dollar store to complete the look. Talk about totally cute front porch décor! Nicole was inspired by the Grayson Lantern from Pottery Barn. Go to Thrifty Decorating [...Read More]