Faux Mercury Glass Finials

Jessica from Plum Patchwork was looking for unique curtain rods for her office but didn’t want to spend a load of money. When she couldn’t find anything she liked within her price range, Jessica turned her search to finials. Again, pricey! That’s when she had the genius idea to buy cheap rods and add Christmas […Read More]

Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack

Catherine from Stone and Rose loved Restoration Hardware’s schematic drawing of metal coat hooks and old wood but actually needed something to hang coats on! Using leftover barn wood from her floor and coat hooks from Ikea, Catherine created her own coat rack that didn’t cost a bundle! I love the combination of the industrial-looking […Read More]

Nailhead Trim Headboard

Drop cloth has become my go-to fabric for many a projects. It’s just so cheap and has a great natural look and texture to it. Beth from Nashville Pug used a $10 drop cloth to create her own nailhead trim headboard for only $75! The project was fairly easy, and Beth completed it in one […Read More]

Wood Console Table

Lindsay from Country Girl Home had always wanted a large console table. When she had wood left over from another build, it was the perfect opportunity to construct her own simple table for less than $100. That’s a major bargain for a solid piece of furniture! Isn’t she a beaut? Lindsay was inspired by the […Read More]

Ribbon Christmas Tree Topper

Instead of paying $79 for a ribbon tree topper from a catalog, Diane from In My Own Style made her own using an embroidery hoop and her stash of ribbons. This allowed Diane to customize her design by deviating from traditional Christmas colors and adding her family’s names. I really like the originality of decorating […Read More]

Decorative Holiday Table

Heather from Fake-It Frugal loves the “Christmas Krinkles” ornaments and accessories. After eyeing a pricey table from their new seasonal furniture line, Heather turned to DIY to beat the hefty price tag. Heather took a five dollar table from a yard sale and gave it plenty of holiday flair with paint, felt, and jewels. This […Read More]

Dinosaur Wall Art

Caleen from Craft Critters has been busy updating her youngest son’s bedroom. The new look included a trio of dinosaurs pictures that Caleen created using plywood and some paints. Her husband did an awesome job drawing the images so Caleen could trace them onto the boards. Caleen totally rocked it with the paints too, even […Read More]

Nautical Wall Shelf

Rebecca from Project Nursery made a “knot” shelf for her little surfer dudes that’s perfect for any ocean or nautical themed room. While the inspiration shelf cost a whopping $69.00, Rebecca’s version cost only $12.00. I gotta say that Rebecca’s looks pretty much identical to its PB Kids counterpart too! This project is about as […Read More]