Faux Malachite Tray for $10

DIY Faux Malachite Tray

Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof has been lusting after malachite lately – but not so much the cost of it. She decided to make my own malachite tray with an acrylic frame and craft paints. The best part? It cost less than $10! Jenna’s tray is similar to the L’Objet Round Malachite Platter […Read More]

Black and White Stripe Wall Hooks

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Katie from Little House of Four says she had been obsessed with some black and white hooks from Anthropologie but just couldn’t justify spending $18 PER hook. You can imagine Katie’s excitement when she found almost identical hooks at Goodwill for $1.50. Katie easily transformed the boring white hooks into the Anthro ones with black […Read More]

Hot Pink Painted Bead Chandelier

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When Cyndy of The Creativity Exchange and her daughter planned her bedroom design, one of the things her daughter wanted was a hot pink chandelier. That’s what led them to a remarkable empire chandelier that cost around $5,ooo, which Cyndy says was “about $4999.00 out of our price range for my girl’s room.” While they […Read More]

Weathered Oar and Paddle Wall Décor

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Angie of The Country Chic Cottage shares at Live.Craft.Love how she gave some unfinished wooden oars the Ballard-treatment with basic supplies. Angie simply stained or painted the oars and then used tape and number stencils to create each unique design. I love how she shook things up a little by combining two oars to create […Read More]

Chevron Painted Storage Bins

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Angela from Life in Velvet was inspired by patterned canvas baskets from Anthropologie to paint her own storage bins and replicate the look. She picked up some pop up canvas bins on clearance from Crate & Barrel that were pretty but definitely lacking pizzazz. Angela infused them with life by painting on a chevron pattern […Read More]

Whimsical Painted Bird House

mackenzie childs knock off bird feeder

Amy of Joyful Daisy shares another project that will save you hundreds and brighten up your garden or outdoor space. Instead of spending $255 on a bird feeder from her beloved MacKenzie-Childs, Amy bought an inexpensive cedar bird feeder from Wal-mart and painted it with the signature black and white check with pops of red […Read More]

Aqua Painted Tray Makeover

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Lindsey from Everyday Originals had been on the hunt for the perfect tray for her coffee table – perfect in color, size, and price. After a futile attempt, Lindsey was just about to give in and purchase a pricier option from West Elm. She took one last trip to TJ Maxx where she just so […Read More]

Mosaic Painted Wood Jewelry Box

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Brittany from Confessions of a Secret Crafter created a stylish jewelry box with bold color and pattern, and basically all it took was paint! Brittany picked up a pack of wooden boxes at the craft store, penciled on her pattern, and then painted away. She says, “Plus, you can customize the pattern with absolutely any […Read More]