Paper Doily Knobs

anthro inspired doily knobs

Amanda from House Revivals is at it again with another way to make fancy hardware on the cheap. With a bit of paint and the application of a paper filigree cut from a doily, Amanda transformed a plain old wood knob into beautiful works of art. I love how she achieved the look of ceramic […Read More]

Twine Storage Hangers

anthro inspired twine hangers

With loads of ribbon, twine, thread, and the like, Jami from Freckled Laundry is always on the lookout for creative ways to keep it all organized. She came upon a cute wall hanger that fits nicely through the center of the spool so each one is neat, visible, and easily accessible. These little hangers look […Read More]

Vintage Lace Lampshade

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva was shopping at Pier 1 with her daughter, whom she affectionately calls Chickadee #1, when she spotted a gorgeous lace lampshade that had her smitten. Of course…like many of us frugalistas the price tag was enough to send her home running for craft supplies to recreate it herself. I love […Read More]

Lamp with Lace Shade

When Denisa from A Girl and A Brush saw a lace lamp at Pier 1, she knew it was perfect for her bedroom. That is… the lamp was perfect, not the $75 price tag. Using a Goodwill lamp base, shade, and tank top, Denisa created her own romantic lamp for less than $15! Denisa was […Read More]

Upcycled Doily Blanket

Heather from Shades of Tangerine was inspired to create her own snuggly throw with a vintage flair using materials from the thrift store. After collecting a stash of doilies and lace, Heather set to the task of arranging and hand sewing them to her secondhand blanket. I love a good upcycle project and think this […Read More]

Felt and Lace Petal Pillow

Tonia from The Gunny Sack immediately fell in love with this petal pillow when she saw it online. Being a girl who loves to sew, Tonia knew she could make her own more affordable version. Tonia made her petals from felt and then layered felt and lace for the pillow cover to add some texture. […Read More]