Burlap and Jute Lantern

Here’s yet another great way to create some mood lighting for your outdoor space! Doreen from Hymns and Verses made this lantern that’s full of natural appeal using burlap, rope, and jute. This is also an eco-friendly project since Doreen’s repurposed an empty tea container for the “frame” of her lantern. Doreen had all her [...Read More]

Fabric-Wrapped Letter

Incorporating typography into décor has become crazy popular. It’s little wonder because there are about a jillion ways to create a look that fits your style. Emily from 52 Mantels created an eclectic display of letters for her laundry room that included a fun fabric-wrapped option. By combining different fabric colors and patterns, you can [...Read More]

Industrial Style Letters

Everyone has seen the zinc letters for sale at Anthropologie and Restoration Hardware and probably a tutorial or two for making your own.  Erika from Retropolitan takes the industrial look one step further by adding silver scrapbooking brads for an even more urban look. It’s amazing how such a small detail can make a big [...Read More]

Painted Monogram Doormat

After only one year, our doormat is lookin’ pretty scuzzy. I definitely don’t want guests standing at my front door wondering what infestation must surely lay ahead! I would much rather them see a beautifully monogrammed, catalog-worthy specimen like this rug from Kimba at A Soft Place to Land. There’s no need to spend a [...Read More]

Personalized Lumbar Pillow

Even kids need cutesy pillows on their beds, right? I mean, really, who doesn’t enjoy a good pillow? {Wink, wink} Check out this personalized lumbar pillow from Jaime at That’s My Letter. Jaime used a reverse applique technique so her strips of patterned fabric peek through the top fabric. This is adorable for a name [...Read More]

Monogrammed Acrylic Tray

Erin from Life is Like a Bowl Full of Cherries created an acrylic tray for less than $10 that is both easy to make and versatile. Erin is oozing with ideas of how to put this baby to use! She says, “I love mine. First I had it on my dresser holding brooches and jewelry. [...Read More]

Embellished Flower Pillow

“Somebody stop me! I can’t stop making pillows!” I couldn’t help but laugh when I read these words from Debbie at Confessions of a Plate Addict. As you know, I have also had a major slight pillow-making obsession lately, and Debbie’s words echo my thoughts completely. This flower pillow is one of Debbie’s many lovely [...Read More]

Decorative Initial Stand

Erin from Life is Like a Bowl Full of Cherries recreated an Anthropologie letter stand that she loved for only a few dollars. You may even be able to pull this project off for free if you’ve got some scrap wood, stain, and paint on hand. Erin says, “It might just be my favorite piece [...Read More]