Stenciled Monogram Mug

anthropologie inspired mug

Rachel of Rachel Rewritten doesn’t consider herself a frugal gal but says she’s been on a DIY kick lately to save some money. Her first project was creating an Anthropologie-inspired mug to replace one that had sadly been damaged in a move. Rachel used a silk screen stencil and paint to recreate a very similar [...Read More]

Custom Fireplace and Mantel

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Michelle from Chalkboard Blue wanted a fireplace so badly she built one herself. And not just any fireplace… a gorgeous fireplace with stately columns, paneling, and built-in bookcases on the sides. This was a major project that stretched Michelle outside her comfort zone, but guess what? She did it! The fireplace completely transforms the space and is a daily reminder to Michelle that she can do anything she sets her mind to!

custom built fireplace

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Labeled Cubby Storage

When the storage unit Christine from First Home… Love Life had been eyeing from Pottery Barn was discontinued, that didn’t stop her from getting the same look. Not that she would have spent $1200 on the cubby system anyway! With the help of IKEA and Martha Stewart, Christine created an almost exact replica for a [...Read More]

Office Storage Trunk

When Pamela from PB&J Stories purchased a new sawhorse desk with no storage, she had to get creative about finding a new home for all her papers. Using an old trunk, she did an easy transformation to turn it into a beautiful piece of functional furniture with hidden storage. The inside of the trunk now [...Read More]