Dried Citrus Round Décor

DIY-Dried-Citrus-Rounds

Candace from Citrus and Cream was browsing an Anthropologie store when she saw a cool hanging wall display made from citrus rounds. As the name her blog implies, Candace is a citrus-loving girl and didn’t need much prompting to make her own dried citrus rounds that have a ton of decorative uses from garlands to [...Read More]

Wood Panel Wall Map

wooden us wall map

Not one to back away from a challenge, Michell from Girl in Air was all in when a customer requested a larger-than-life US wall map. Her projector was key to transforming a bunch of pine boards into this masterpiece. Michell estimates the cost of her planked map to be between $50 and $70, which is [...Read More]

Simple, Modern Side Table

diy pottery barn inspired end table

After his baby girl was born, Jamison from Rogue Engineer’s wife requested that he bring the glider from the nursery down to the master bedroom for feedings. It didn’t take long before the couple discovered a side table was a must for drinks, books, and the like. They settled on a simple, modern side table [...Read More]

Decorative Cut-Out Headboard

headboard from doormats

Kara of Kara Paslay Designs had long loved a Moroccan-inspired headboard from West Elm and came up with a super clever DIY. Can you guess what it’s made from??? Doormats! I am really blown away by Kara’s genius! This is actually a simple project too, requiring just paint, plywood, and trim. Kara’s queen headboard comes [...Read More]

Vintage Lace Mirror Makeover

Vintage Lace Mirror

Doreen from Hymns and Verses was inspired to give a $10 thrift store mirror a complete makeover using lace and paint. To create the lovely lace design, Doreen used a technique in which she “stenciled” the back with lace and then finished it with a faux mercury glass treatment. Didn’t she do an amazing job [...Read More]

$20 Upholstered and Faux Tufted Headboard

gray tufted headboard

Tamara of Provident Home Design has been hard at work on her sons’ shared bedroom makeover. While perusing ideas for new beds for the space, Tamara came across gray tufted headboards from Restoration Hardware and loved the “handsome and masculine” feel of them. She was inspired to try her hand at making her own headboards, [...Read More]

Hanging Lantern Ladder

hanging lantern ladder

Beth from Unskinny Boppy had been on the lookout for a ladder with round rungs after spying one in a layout from Pottery Barn. Imagine her excitement when she happened upon just the ladder while shopping at a local antiques store. Beth mimicked the look of her inspiration by hanging the ladder above her patio [...Read More]

Faux Coral Hurricane Candleholder

faux coral hurricane candle holder

Gail from Purple Hues and Me had an “aha” moment when she was browsing through a catalog and saw a lovely coral candleholder. She knew she could make her own for way less than $175 and had a few sleepless nights thinking up a strategy. Gail ended up using a tried-and-true technique with wire and [...Read More]