Stool Upholstered with Rug

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Kim from Made in a Day scored quite the deal when she got an old stool for only $1.99. It might not have been much to look at, but Kim took care of that! She recovered the seat with a kitchen rug from Wal-mart to mimic the look of hand-woven, recycled fabric stools she had seen at both Pier 1 and Target. I love it when a rescue and knock-off come together!

Recycled Fabric Stool Madeinaday

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Ornament Wreath

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Rather than spending $40-60 on an ornament wreath at a store, Virginia of LiveLoveDIY spent $7 making her own from dollar store items. This glitzy beauty ranks as one of Virginia’s favorite projects this year. If you’re thinking you’ve run out time for wreath-making, think again! Virginia whipped up her wreath in just an hour!

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Lamp with Lace Shade

When Denisa from A Girl and A Brush saw a lace lamp at Pier 1, she knew it was perfect for her bedroom. That is… the lamp was perfect, not the $75 price tag. Using a Goodwill lamp base, shade, and tank top, Denisa created her own romantic lamp for less than $15! Denisa was [...Read More]

Distressed Wall Clock

Carrie at Dittle Dattle was inspired to create her own ginormous wall clock after spying one on a date night with hubby. The laminate top from a table that had been in the attic for years was the perfect “canvas” for the clock face. Carrie is so awesome that she cut all the numbers with [...Read More]

Decorative Photo Lantern

Brittany at Pretty Handy Girl snatched up an old brass lantern from her Habitat Restore for only $5. She turned it into a decorative piece for her mantle with some colorful paint and a picture of two cutie pies. Brittany didn’t even realize her pretty blue lantern resembled candle lanterns from Pier 1. She’s just [...Read More]

Decorative Typography Spheres

A former high school English teacher, Jessica from Mad in Crafts was pretty excited to create some decorative typographic spheres with punctuation marks for her home. If semi-colons don’t give you the same thrill of excitement, maybe the price and ease of this project will. Jessica created a whole lotta spheres for only $2 using [...Read More]

Jewel Snowflake Pillow

Paula from Me Makey Things loves adding some sparkle to her décor for the holidays. After creating a simple pillow cover from leftover velour, Paula added craft rhinestones in a snowflake pattern with fabric glue.  This was a simple and quick  project that Paula was able to complete with materials she mostly had already in [...Read More]

Felt Red Roses Picture Frame

Kara from Happy Go Lucky was shopping for candles at Pier 1 when she saw a really cute rose picture frame. Since her mind was in candle-mode, she didn’t think too much more about the frame until she got home. Remembering how stinkin’ cute it was, Kara decided to make her own, forming all the [...Read More]