Wood Tiered Display Stand

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Jeanette from Homa Style created a three-tiered display stand similar to one she had purchased from Pottery Barn. Not only is Jeannette’s tier a knock-off, it’s also a repurpose made from an old bed spindle and leftover pine. Jeanette actually prefers the size of the one she made better, which demonstrates the beauty of DIY. [...Read More]

Wood Sunburst Mirror

wood shim sunburst mirror

If, like Sarah from Thrifty Décor Chick, you’ve been holding back on the sunburst mirror trend, now may be the time to jump on the bandwagon. Sarah finally created two wood shim sunburst mirrors after planning their design ages ago. They cost her $10 each, which is a pretty spectacular price for a 34” piece [...Read More]

Chaise Lounge Chairs

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What better place to kick back during the summer than your own luxurious new chaise lounge chairs (especially chairs that you saved a bundle on by making yourself)? Brook from Being Brook built her beautiful chairs following the plans from Ana White. Each chair only cost Brook $35 to build, which is really an awesome [...Read More]

Wood Beverage Tags

wood beverage tags

Susan from Homeroad loved some beverage tags she saw in the Ballard catalog and decided to make her own using shims. Susan cut, sanded, and stained her tags, and then wrote the wording by hand. If you love entertaining, these will definitely save your sanity from people asking what’s in each pitcher a gazillion times. [...Read More]

Trundle Coffee Table

20 second tidy up trundle coffee table

Yesterday I shared the apothecary version of Ana White’s 20-Second Tidy Up Coffee Table. Well, here’s the original that features one large trundle drawer that makes toy cleanup a snap. Would you believe it only cost Ana about $50 to build and a couple hours of time? Would you believe your living room floor could [...Read More]

Horizontal Stripe Curtains

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To feed her stripe obsession Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design created her own chunky horizontal striped curtains using IKEA panels, acrylic paint, and fabric medium. Julia’s Crate & Barrel inspiration costs almost $100… for one panel! Julia says, “My painted version is so much cheaper and looks the same!” It really is amazing how Julia [...Read More]

Apothecary Coffee Table

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Brooke from Killer b. Designs is no stranger to the popular 20-Second Tidy Up Table from Ana White. After completing the build many times, Brooke was thrilled when Ana contacted her about tackling an apothecary version. Brooke says, “I love this trundle style table, it’s seriously the best idea ever. So much storage, yet easy [...Read More]

Chalkboard Art

diy chalkboard art

Kristen at Ella Claire has long been an admirer of Dana Tanamachi and her amazing chalkboard art. Here’s what Kristen has to say: “It is absolutely incredible what she can do with chalk! Well, I am far from being an artist of her caliber, so I have figured out how to {easily} create a simplified [...Read More]