Monogrammed Serving Board

Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict had been eyeing Pottery Barn’s monogrammed serving boards for quite some time and finally found a way to create her own version for only $5! Debbie picked up a well-used cutting board from the thrift store and gave it a whole new look with a monogram, wood stain, and wooden legs. This is a great gift idea to keep in mind for friends who love to entertain!

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Monogrammed Burlap Table Runner

Natalie from Sophisticated Yellow showed her dining room table a little love this holiday season by dressing it up with this lovely monogrammed table runner. All it requires is a few yards of fabric, some stencils, and two straight seams on the sewing machine – nothing to it! Natalie also points out that it would be make a “stylish and heartfelt” gift.

monogrammed burlap table runner

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Monogrammed Glasses

Kelly from Eclectically Vintage came up with a solution for the lineup of glasses on her counter each day. Using a stencil and glass paint, Kelly created a custom glass with initials for each member of her family. Now there’s no question whose glass is whose!

mongrammed drinking glasses

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Painted Mug with Monogram

Would you ever believe this mug was painted? Amazingly, it is! Morena from Morena’s Corner painted this beautiful butterfly and flower design using adhesive silk screens and glass paint from Martha Stewart. With cooler weather approaching, you can never have too many mugs for hot tea and cocoa. I also think these would make great gifts!

anthro inspired painted mug

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Curved Wood Headboard

Even if you aren’t too familiar with power tools and building from scratch, I think you will agree that this DIY headboard by Jaime from That’s My Letter is pretty simple. After creating a template of her design from craft paper, Jaime traced it onto MDF and used her jigsaw to cut it out. Beyond […Read More]

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]