DIY Wall Sconce from a Drapery Rod

restoration hardware knock off wall sconces

The crafty lady over at Bad Zoot is a lover of all things Restoration Hardware, but their prices often leave her a little “speechless.” While searching for help for large wall with a mirror in her master bedroom, she came across a wall sconce made from a vintage railing. A vintage railing may not have [...Read More]

No-Sew Burlap Boo Pillow

pottery barn inspired boo halloween pillow

Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict shares how to make your own boo-tiful Pottery Barn-inspired pillow for Halloween “without sewing a stitch!” Debbie first added her text to a piece of burlap using a technique with artist’s charcoal. Then she made her envelope cover with hemming tape and added trim with hot glue. Here’s [...Read More]

No-Sew Burlap Pumpkin Pillow

pumpkin applique pillow

Angie from Beneath the Magnolias made this beautiful and simple no-sew version of Pottery Barn’s pumpkin applique pillow for fall. Angie layered burlap for the applique and finished the edges with jute twine to keep it from unraveling. She even shares her pumpkin pattern so you can whip up your very own pretty pumpkin pillow [...Read More]

Giant Abacus — Courtesy of Fishing Floats!

diy giant abacus inspired by pottery barn

KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms had been dreaming of making her own Pottery Barn-inspired giant abacus for years. She had almost the whole project planned out, except for the counting beads, which is a pretty important component of the abacus. Then inspiration finally hit while she was visiting friends who were commercial fishermen – fishing floats! [...Read More]

Dollar Store Illuminated Twine Pumpkin

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Grapevine pumpkins have become staples when it comes to fall décor. They are quite lovely with their natural look and pretty twinkling lights, but boy are they pricey!  Lisa from Recaptured Charm knew they couldn’t cost nearly as much to make as their price tags might indicate and proved it by creating her own with [...Read More]

Floor Pouf from Rugs

diy pouf from ikea rugs

Poufs offer a great option for extra seating. Not only are they soft and comfy on the tush, but they can easily be set aside when not needed. Always in need of extra chairs for get-togethers, Erika from Retropolitan set out to create her own poufs. When her fabric search came up dry, Erika came [...Read More]

Hanging Geometric Pendant

anthropologie inspired hanging geometric pendant

Hollay from Not So Southern Proper says, “We have all lusted after these hanging geometric room decorations that are all over stores like Anthropologie, Free People, Urban Outfitters. Here, I will show you how to make these yourself for less than $10 using bendy straws, thread, and metallic spray paint!” Hollay seriously makes it so [...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]