No-Sew Greek Key Curtains

Even the non-seamstress can make her own custom curtains following tutorials like this one from Kelly at View Along the Way. The key is starting with a set of simple, inexpensive curtains and then adding interest like Kelly did with Stitch Witchery and grosgrain ribbon. You would never guess Kelly’s stylish Greek key curtains cost […Read More]

Industrial Floor Lamp IKEA Hack

Kelly from Refreshed Designs had an IKEA floor lamp for years. While it got the job done, the plain gray finish wasn’t working with Kelly’s modern-rustic style. She gave it a simple makeover with flat black paint and sisal rope. It was a quick update that made all the difference! Kelly says, “The lesson here: […Read More]

Lazy Susan Art Caddy

While I love hiding as much of my crafting supplies away as possible, I do like to keep items that my kids and I use a lot easily accessible. That’s what propelled me to make these Pottery Barn inspired spinning art caddies for my craft table. One fun thing I tweaked about the design is using […Read More]

IKEA Lack Hack with Magazine Rack

Angela from Blue i Style inherited an IKEA Lack Table from a friend. Instead of just giving the table a new look, Angela gave it a new look and function by adding a magazine sling underneath. Little did she know, CB2 was selling a table with a similar sling design for $249! Here’s from Angela: […Read More]

Stenciled Number Pillows

One of my favorite time savers when making pillows is using ready-made covers from IKEA. That’s exactly what Erika from Retropolitan did to create these number pillows inspired by Pottery Barn. Since the covers cost just a few dollars each, they are still cost-effective for the DIYer and provide a great starting point for stenciling and […Read More]

IKEA Rast Hack–with Leather!

Amy from High Style Restyle was given an IKEA Rast chest to transform into a higher end looking piece. She was inspired by a leather nightstand from Restoration Hardware that resembles an old steamer trunk. Amy loved the idea of the leather and added it to the Rast’s side panels to capture the same richness […Read More]

Painted Off Set Stripe Rug

Heather from Daze and Knights had been wanting to replace the rug in her dining room for awhile, yet the exorbitant prices kept holding her back! She decided to instead try painting a rug using a cheap rug from IKEA, fabric medium, and Frog Tape. While Heather says it was a bit tedious to make […Read More]

Copper Pendant Light

I was majorly wowed when I clicked over and saw these eye-catching copper barn lights Kirstin of Kojo Designs created using IKEA pendants. Here’s from Kirstin: “Since the copper barn lights I kept falling in love with were way out of our price range, we figured why not try to use a $30 IKEA pendant […Read More]