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]

Aged Steel Cabinet

Tricia from Simplicity in the South had a locker cabinet from IKEA hanging out in her storage building that she knew could be transformed with “a little paint, inspiration, and determination.” Tricia outlines all the steps she took to take the look from that of a locker room to a high-end catalog. I just love […Read More]

IKEA Hack Marble Side Table

Kristi Murphy has a slight obsession with marble. You may remember the marble and wood blocks she made using contact paper. Well, she’s back at it again! This time making a faux marble side table. Kristi started with an inexpensive side table from IKEA, spray painted the base, and then covered the top with marble […Read More]

Restoration Hardware Inspired Table Makeover

Jennifer from Ardent Hands found a round dining at Goodwill last summer for a whopping sixteen bucks. Her original plan was to fix it up and sell it, but Jennifer instead decided it was a piece she wanted to use in her own home. It took a year to tackle the makeover, but Jennifer finally […Read More]

Ten Ways to Make Over a Dining Room Table

A few weeks ago I highlighted ten dining room table knock offs – all affordable ways to get a new dining table in time for the holidays without having to fork out a ton of money. You may have been nodding your head thinking you’d love a new dining room table but aren’t quite ready […Read More]

Reupholstered French Chairs with Weathered Gray Frame

This chair makeover from Rachel at Shades of Blue Interiors is a true story of trash to treasure. Rachel had purchased a set of French Bergere chairs that sported ugly blue silk fabric with tears in several places. She knew she wanted to give one of the chairs the Restoration Hardwre treatment and painted the […Read More]

Trunk with Distressed Paint Finish

Marian of Miss Mustard Seed says she is often asked by readers how to achieve a specific finish from an inspiration piece. Marian had recently built a Pottery Barn knock off trunk coffee table and decided it was the perfect opportunity to replicate the rustic paint finish. She shares all the steps from beating up […Read More]