Paper Mache Starfish

faux star fish

It’s not too late to throw a starfish or two into the mix of your summer décor. Amanda from House Revivals shares a quick and easy tutorial for making your own faux starfish from good old TP!  She says, “Make a dozen, tie them onto gifts or napkins or toss them into a bowl with [...Read More]

Numbered Accent Chair

chair with stenciled numbers

After snagging a wood chair on the cheap, Matt and Jacque from The DIY Village had the best intentions of repainting it for their guest bedroom. Ten months down the road the chair was still sitting in their garage sporting its original coat of red paint. Jacque decided it was time to finally get the [...Read More]

Mantel Molding Headboard

mantel molding headboard

Brook from Being Brook has been working her magic on the rooms in her brother’s house. She couldn’t wait to get her hands on the master bedroom, which lacked a headboard. With the help of plans from Ana White, Brook quickly took care of that problem, building a stately white headboard that resembles a mantel. [...Read More]

Mercury Glass Lamps

diy faux mercury glass lamp

A long-time lover of Pottery Barn, Talitha from Love, Pomegranate House looked to their beautiful décor for a way to update her old, unimpressive college day lamps. After seeing PB’s mercury glass lamps, Talitha knew she had to find a way to do it herself that wouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. With the [...Read More]

Wood Tiered Display Stand

wood three tiered display

Jeanette from Homa Style created a three-tiered display stand similar to one she had purchased from Pottery Barn. Not only is Jeannette’s tier a knock-off, it’s also a repurpose made from an old bed spindle and leftover pine. Jeanette actually prefers the size of the one she made better, which demonstrates the beauty of DIY. [...Read More]

Chaise Lounge Chairs


What better place to kick back during the summer than your own luxurious new chaise lounge chairs (especially chairs that you saved a bundle on by making yourself)? Brook from Being Brook built her beautiful chairs following the plans from Ana White. Each chair only cost Brook $35 to build, which is really an awesome [...Read More]

Beach Inspired Glass Hurricane

diy beach hurricane

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} was inspired by Pottery Barn’s beachy summer vases to create her own. Kathleen gathered items from around her home, including  sand and shells from a beach vacation, to pull together her summertime hurricane. She says, “I just love it when I can make something inexpensively that sells for [...Read More]

Planked Coffee Table and Side Tables

pb knock off coffee table

After following Ana White’s plans for a Pottery Barn-inspired coffee table, Jeff from A Touch of Arkansas got a request from his sister for a larger version with matching end tables. Jeff came through with this generously-sized design that fits the space to perfection. It sure is nice to have a brother who is skilled [...Read More]