Discarded wooden pallets can be found outside of many different stores and warehouses. They are used to hold crates, boxes, and other merchandise before it …
Mary Kathryn from Mathews Family Happenings was smitten by the wallflowers she had seen on several blogs. She had even come close to buying them a few times but knew she could create them for less. And that she did! Mary Kathryn cut all the little flower shapes from poster board, curled the petals, and then attached them to the wall with putty. They look lovely in her daughter’s nursery and add the perfect touch of whimsy.
This time of year I simply can’t get enough flowers. However, as much I love the look and scent of fresh flowers, I can’t justify spending lots of money on something that will end up in the garbage in a few days. DeDe from Designed Décor offers a budget-friendly solution with her tissue paper cherry blossoms. DeDe created her blooms from tissue paper and then hot glued them onto branches. It is amazing how real they look!
The second Nikki from Tikkido saw pictures of the striking paper flower backdrop from Chanel’s Spring 2009 show she knew she wanted to recreate it. Happily, she did! And it only cost her about $15. Nikki says, “It was perfect as a backdrop for the party I was designing, and now has a second life as a gorgeous, large scale art piece in my home.”