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]

Cereal Box Quatrefoil Lantern

DIY Quatrefoil Lantern

Nike from Choose to Thrive had been crushing on a lantern with a quatrefoil design. Like the rest of us, there isn’t much from Ballard that falls into an affordable price range for Nike, so she set off to make her own. Wondering how she made it? From a cardboard cereal box! Yes, seriously! She […Read More]

Extra Large Wood Bead Chandelier

diy beaded chandelier

When designing her new office, Jen of Tatertots and Jello knew she wanted a wood bead chandelier to be the focal point. The one she had been eyeing cost up to $2,000, but Jen was able to make her own bigger chandy for about $250. Jen explains exactly how threaded the wood beads onto the […Read More]

Bring the Beach Home with a Seashell Wreath

seashell wreath

The Graphics Fairy Karen shares over at her DIY Blog how she made a wreath that’s perfect for adding some coastal flair to your décor. It’s basically as easy as painting and gluing, as Karen first brushed her grapevine wreath with chalk paint before adding the sand dollars, starfish, and shells. This would be a […Read More]

Turn Quilting Hoops into a Pendant Light

knock off bentwood pendant

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body turned quilting hoops into a beautifully-shaped wood pendant light for her family. Tasha made just a couple of changes from her West Elm inspiration, including a darker stain color and socket adapter to allow for more light. That’s what you gotta love about DIY – you get exactly what you want for way less, in this case $150 less!

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Build a Rustic Wood Twin Bed

pottery-barn-kids-inspired-bed.jpg

Amanda from The Contractor Chronicles whipped this beautiful twin bed up for her son while her husband was away on a trip. It’s Amanda first build by herself and gave her some much needed confidence to pick up the power tools more often. Amanda followed plans from Ana White, making just a few changes along the way since she doesn’t have a Kreg Jig. I’d say this is pretty awesome for a first time build!

pottery barn kids inspired bed

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