Gold Patterned Desk

Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design loved the look of a bamboo design wallpaper and had the pattern sitting on her desk for months waiting for its grand debut somewhere in her home. A thrift store desk/bar that Julia revamped became the perfect candidate, and she set out to recreate the design with one of her […Read More]

Old Record Cabinet to Apothecary Cabinet

Jen from Girl in the Garage found a secondhand record cabinet for only $10 and couldn’t pass up the bargain! She added character to the rather plain cabinet with wood panels and knobs that give the illusion of apothecary drawers. Jen made this a very simple and inexpensive DIY by cutting basswood with a hand […Read More]

Black Chalk Paint Coffee Table

Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer was shopping her first official yard sale of the season when she found a coffee table for only $15. It reminded Christy of a table she’d seen at Pottery Barn so she crammed it into her car and hauled it home for a makeover. Christy repainted the table […Read More]

Chalk Paint Rocking Chair Makeover

Teryn of Vintage Romance Style had picked up a “disgusting” rocking chair from an estate sale for only $20. It sat around for months and months until Teryn finally tackled it chalk paint, glaze, and natural linen fabric for a Restoration Hardware inspired look. It’s hard to believe it’s the same chair! Teryn was inspired […Read More]

Eclectic Bookshelf Makeover

Have you ever gotten an itch to take on a project that is totally different and extra special? That’s exactly how Mark Montano felt when he dove into this bookshelf makeover that combines his love for MacKenzie-Childs furniture and circus images. Mark spent two full days transforming a bookcase in need of TLC with chalky […Read More]

Custom Toy Box with Stars

When redecorating her little girl’s bedroom, Charlene from My Frugal Adventures knew she wanted to update the toy box. It was several years old and basically just a plain white box. Charlene jazzed it up by painting the toy box a soft pink color and then adding her daughter’s name and little vinyl stars. Charlene […Read More]

Thrift Store Table Makeover in Restoration Hardware Style

Rachel from Shades of Blue Interiors had originally purchased this end table at a thrift store with the intention of fixing it up and selling it off. However, after giving it a beautiful painted finish inspired by Restoration Hardware, Rachel couldn’t resist keeping the table for herself! Rachel shares her tried-and-true technique for achieving this […Read More]

Kate Spade Desk on an IKEA Budget

Mark Montano has been loving himself some Kate Spade lately. You may remember how he recently transformed a thrift store lamp into a Kate Spade look-a-like. Well, Mark is at it again! This time Mark made over a basic IKEA desk with high gloss paint and new hardware to create this stylish polka dot beauty […Read More]

IKEA Hack Trunk Dresser

I got pretty excited when I saw this IKEA hack from Stacy at Anastasia Village. Yes, it is that good! Stacy couldn’t wait to get her hands on one of IKEA’s unfinished wood dressers and see what she could do with it. Her inspiration came from a secretary desk from Pottery Barn that resembles a […Read More]