Agate Tray for $1

Monica of Monica Wants It spied a gorgeous agate tray at World Market but couldn’t justify buying another tray for her home. What she could justify was spending $1 to recreate it! Monica got the same luxe look by painting a plastic tray with metallic gold spray paint and then decoupaging an agate print to […Read More]

IKEA Lack Hack with Magazine Rack

Angela from Blue i Style inherited an IKEA Lack Table from a friend. Instead of just giving the table a new look, Angela gave it a new look and function by adding a magazine sling underneath. Little did she know, CB2 was selling a table with a similar sling design for $249! Here’s from Angela: […Read More]

Decoupage Thrift Store Tray Makeover

Mark Montano wanted the excitement of the beautiful French Bull trays he saw on Better Homes & Gardens BUT with his own design. Mark already had a stockpile of cheap metal trays from the thrift store that were perfect for this project. He made them over with fabric and high gloss paint to create his […Read More]

Fabric Scrap Monogram for a Punch of Color

Debbie from Butterflies and Baubles has been working on a gallery wall in her dining room and recently added an Anthropologie knock off monogram to the mix. Debbie already had a wood letter that had been painted gold, but she says it was feeling a bit “blah.” Debbie gave it a makeover using fabric and […Read More]

Decoupage Floral Recipe Box

Are you familiar with the fabulous paper décor line from Jen of Tatertots & Jello? If not, you are missing out! Megan from Balancing Home shares how she took items from Jen’s line to knock off a pretty floral recipe box from Anthropologie. It was as simple as painting a wood box, decoupaging on the […Read More]

Show Your State Pride with Map Wall Art

A couple of years ago, I hosted a State Pride Tour over at Infarrantly Creative and partnered with 30 other bloggers to create projects in honor of the states we love and call home. Roeshel of DIY Show Off was one of the talented gals who joined me on the tour, creating a map triptych from a Pennsylvania road […Read More]

Tissue Paper and Tassel Pencils

Sometimes it’s just little things that make your day a little brighter and work a little more fun – like brightly colored pencils with tissue paper tassels! Linda from Burlap + Blue shows how to doll up your ordinary yellow number two pencil with tissue paper and says, “I know I’m tooting my own horn […Read More]

Birch Bark Candles

You may have seen the fabulous birch pillar candles that are being sold by stores such as Pottery Barn and World Market lately. Kimberly at A Night Owl Blog certainly has and absolutely adores them! With some LED pillars from the dollar store and scrapbook paper, Kimberly quickly and easily whipped up a set of […Read More]