Black and White Painted Planter

Rachel of Rachel Alles loves all things Mackenzie-Childs, especially their Courtly Check design. While she is the proud owner of a few authentic pieces, Rachel wasn’t about to drop $800 for two flower pots. Instead, she and her mother decided to replicate the design with craft paint on some inexpensive planters. Like Rachel you could […Read More]

Sheet Music Candles

I love seeing items that have been written off as old or outdated brought back to life with a quick fix. Jennifer from Southern Inspirations did just that to a pair of brass candlesticks from her garage sale stash and white pillar candles. Jennifer spray painted the candlesticks for an oil rubbed bronze finish and […Read More]

Tufted Ottoman

Amanda from Bullfrogs and Bulldogs had been wanting a tufted ottoman for awhile, but, unfortunately, the price tags were enough to make her cringe. Amanda decided to take matters into her own hands and make one herself. The process involved building a wood frame, adding foam and batting, and then upholstering with a durable fabric. […Read More]

Pirate Sail Headboard

With a pirate-obsessed son on her hands, Melissa from The Happier Homemaker knew her little captain would love a bedroom to reflect his passion. She found some great inspiration in an old Pottery Barn Kids catalog and replicated a piece of wall décor for a creative sail mast headboard. I love all the details Melissa […Read More]

Distressed Wooden Buoys

Wooden buoys make a fun addition to summer décor or any space with a beach or nautical theme. Cheri at Its So Very Cheri reminds us just how simple it is to make your own with just a few cuts and some paint. This is a great project for beginning do-it-yourselfers since the beauty of […Read More]

Open Bottom 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]

Silver Painted Mirror

Ann from Annimal Instinct had a chunky black-framed mirror that wasn’t working with the relaxed, seaside vibe she wanted to create in her master bedroom. She decided to lighten it up with a silver finish. By layering spray paint and Rub n’ Buff, Ann was able to give her mirror a similar effect to her […Read More]

Natural 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]