If you are looking for an adorable AND functional addition to your bookshelf, then look no more! Sonnet of SohoSonnet Creative Living created this set of bird bookends for a mere $6 using wood, paint, and bird figurines. This is a great wood scrap buster project since you need only a small length of wood [...Read More]
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]
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]
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]
Lisa from Concord Cottage was inspired to give a plain wood frame the royal treatment by painting it with the Union Jack. She simply sketched on the design with a pencil and then painted away, using watered down paint to achieve a washed out look. Lisa’s frame only cost her a couple of dollars compared [...Read More]
Brandi from Blue Cedar Lane was hitting her favorite shopping spot (aka Goodwill) when she saw a blindingly bright orange flower vase. The vase reminded Brandi of one she had been eyeing at Anthropologie so she grabbed it up. With some paint Brandi was able to achieve the same color combo she loved about her inspiration.
Wanna put a modern twist on the traditional nutcracker this holiday season? Check out these silver and white beauties from Allison at House of Hepworths. It’s hard to believe they were once rather scary-looking nutcrackers with crazy hair from the dollar store. Allison gave them a sleek, monochromatic makeover with some silver and white spray paint. Much better I’d say!
When six chairs in need of an update came knocking on her door, Jennifer of Contemporary Harbor was inspired to give them a makeover and make a table to match. With the inspiration of a farmhouse dining set from Pottery Barn, Jennifer got to work repainting the chairs and then constructing a new planked tabletop. I love how Jennifer simplified the build by reusing the legs from an outdated table. What a smartie!