Handpainted Framed Word Art

Ann wanted to repurpose old framed art into décor for her bathroom and knew just where to turn – Deb from Lake Girl Paints. Deb took apart the frames and matting and gave the pieces new life as hand-painted word art. Here’s from Deb: “So a fresh recycle will bring trendy style to Ann’s bath. It sure makes you think about old things in a new way.”

Word Art for your Bathroom

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Burlap Easter Flag

Yes, the temperature today is in the thirties, but all the bunnies and eggs around make me feel like spring is on the horizon! Susan from Sunflower Hugs used materials she had on hand to create this burlap Easter flag with a bunny silhouette applique. Pottery Barn’s flag is already sold out, so Susan points out that you will have to DIY if you want to get your hands on one. Thankfully, Susan makes it easy on you with her tutorial!

diy pb burlap easter flag

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Beaded Easter Candle Holders

Becky from Posh Pink Giraffe shares my love for repurposing trash and recyclable items. She finally found a use for all the caps she’d been saving from her Pillsbury roll containers in these beaded votive holders. The caps make a great platform for the candles to rest on and provide the base for the pipe cleaner and bead framework. Becky’s candle holders have all the sparkle and luster of her Pottery Barn inspiration without the cost!

pottery barn inspired beaded easter candle holders

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Hand Painted Market Sign

Heidi from All That Brings Joy was inspired by all the different hand painted, antique looking signs she’s seen around Pottery Barn for the last year or two to finally tackle her own. She decided to make one for her kitchen and went with the word market. With the little amount of wood and paint required for this project, Heidi was able to do it without spending any money.

market sign inspired by pottery barn

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Mannequin Bust Jewelry Holder

Morena of Morena’s Corner shares at Crafts Unleashed how she combined her love for all things vintage and the dressmaker’s form trend to create a truly unique jewelry holder. Morena did a great job achieving an antiqued finish and walks you through the simple steps to get the same look. This piece is “striking” on its own or draped with necklaces and other accessories.


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Wire Baskets with Liners

Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented was in need of some baskets to tame the media mess that had taken over her built-in console. Some wire baskets from Pottery Barn sent her straight into “knock off mode.” With the help of IKEA and a trusty can of spray paint, Mary Anne got the same look for way less than cash!

ikea wire basket makeover

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Distressed Mantel Shelf

Heather from Sweet Number 9 immediately fell in love with a distressed wall ledge from Pottery Barn the moment she saw it. It was exactly what she needed to fill empty wall space that had been driving her crazy. Heather and her husband devised a plan to build their own shelf with some lumber and decorative molding. Their knock off is absolutely stunning and has become an immediate statement piece on the once annoyingly blank wall!

pb inspired distress wall shelf

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Pleated Bed Skirt

Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented had been on the lookout for a bed skirt without ruffles AND a ridiculously expensive price tag. She loved the look of a simple pleated style and decided to get creative and make her own with a fitted twin sheet. Mary Anne’s bed skirt not only looks great, but it requires minimal sewing and doesn’t shift!

diy pleated safety pin bedskirt from sheet

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