Tripod Floor Lamps

Suzanne from Meridian Road found two matching tripods at an estate sale and later learned were used by the British military in WWI. Uh… way cool! Since Suzanne had been crushing on tripod floor lamps, she knew immediately that’s what this pair was to become. Using  a basic lamp kit and a few tools, Suzanne […Read More]

Snowflake Light Christmas Card Holder

Kristin from A Simply Klassic Home fell in love with a snowflake string card holder from Pottery Barn but knew she could make something similar on the cheap. You know Kristin was jumping for joy when she found a small strand of snowflake lights at IKEA for only $5. She hung it on her mantle, […Read More]

Vintage Wood Crates

Shelley from The House of Smiths was on the hunt for some unique storage boxes with a vintage feel, but, alas, everything she found just wasn’t the size or color she needed. Luckily, it was simple to whip up a few that met the exact specifications. I just love the planked look of these boxes […Read More]

Aqua Spring Blooms

After a shopping trip to Anthropologie, Megan from Homemade Ginger was inspired to created some large, whimsical flowers like the ones decorating the store. Megan inspected the Anthro flowers and found they were made of Q-tips. She knew she could totally pull this off and grabbed a Styrofoam ball, some Q-tips, and food coloring to […Read More]

Sheet Music Christmas Tree

After seeing Anthro’s Printed Paper Pine, MJ from 517 Creations knew it was a perfect new item to add to her Christmas décor. Better yet, she had just received a few old hymnals that were perfect for the job. With just a few added elements, MJ made her own printed paper pine at a fraction […Read More]

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]