Decorative Anchor Bookend

Mrs. Scrimp from Scrimpalicious noticed a cast iron bookend pictured on a table’s bottom shelf while studying her PB catalog. The piece wasn’t even for sale, although that wasn’t a problem since Mrs. Scrimp didn’t plan on dishing out an exorbitant amount of money for it anyway. Instead, she just made her own for free […Read More]

White Painted Willow Baskets

Susan from Homeroad gave some plain brown willow baskets a new look with just a little paint. Susan says, "My baskets are inexpensive thrift store finds painted to look like the more costly baskets sold in the Wisteria catalog. Just a little white paint makes a huge impact!” So very true! Talk about a simple […Read More]

Manila Rope King Headboard

Carmel from Our Fifth House loved the look of a natural headboard but, of course, not the price. A girl with a plan, Carmel grabbed an old door from the garage, some manila rope, and her trusty hot glue gun to tackle her own. After cutting the door to size for a king bed, she […Read More]

Wood Plank Numbers Sign

Dana from Crafted Niche created a new spin on a commonly knocked-off piece of wall art from good old PB. Instead of using a canvas, Dana built a four foot framed wooden sign and then gave it a coat of dark stain. Using a projector, she traced the design onto the sign before her sister […Read More]

Silhouette Hurricane Vase

Myra from My Blessed Life wanted to make her own silhouette hurricane without breaking the bank. Conveniently, Myra already had a silhouette shot of her two-year-old son saved on her computer. She created an outline of the silhouette and then cut it on frosted vinyl for an etched glass look. Myra applied the vinyl to […Read More]

Ruffled Cream Shower Curtain

Ruffles are everywhere, and I love them! I don’t think there’s a room in the house that couldn’t benefit from a little ruffly goodness. Michelle from Prudently Painted Vintage dolled up her guest bathroom with a ruffled shower curtain she made from an old shower curtain and full sheet. Michelle doesn’t lie about the amount […Read More]

Standing Birdcage Candle Chandelier

Jeanette from Homa Style was eyeing the birdcage chandeliers in her hot-off-the-press RH catalog when she realized she already had the supplies on hand to make her own. Birdcage? Check. Candle chandelier? Check. Crystals? Check. Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? Jeanette combined all her pieces to create this lovely standing […Read More]

Fall Candle Hurricanes

Andrea from Decorating Cents has a little thing for candles so she of course wanted to incorporate some into her fall decorating.  She headed to her local dollar store to gather some supplies. Andrea glued her glass candle holders into the vases and then added her spray painted fall leaves. So simple yet so pretty! […Read More]