Chalkboard Label Glasses (Dishwasher-Safe!)

How many times have you been at a get-together, set down your glass, and then not been able to figure out which one is yours? I know it has happened to me a time or two (or a hundred!). Jamie from Southern Revivals shares the perfect way to prevent such mishaps when you’re playing hostess […Read More]

X-Base Clock Coffee Table

This DIY coffee table from Shara at Chasing a Dream actually drew inspiration from a couple different sources. Shara was first inspired when she saw a fellow blogger who had turned her dining table into a clock coffee table and fell in love with the idea. Shara combined it with an x-base design she saw […Read More]

Burlap and Drop Cloth Bunny Table Runner

Over at Silhouette School, Melissa shares how to make a burlap bunny table runner inspired by Pier 1. She says it is so simple her six-year-old helped make almost the whole thing! Melissa completed the project by ironing interfacing onto the back of a piece of drop cloth and then cutting out the bunny with […Read More]

Burlap Magnolia Blooms for Fall

With the arrival of each new season, Gail from Purple Hues and Me says she loves to visit Pier 1 for inspiration. On a recent trip she saw some pretty handcrafted branches of burlap magnolia stems and was inspired to recreate these lovelies. Gail hit up her fabric stash for leftover burlap and formed it into realistic looking blooms with the help of Mod Podge and floral wire. I love the natural look and texture of burlap for fall!

diy burlap flowers

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Vintage Lace Lampshade

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva was shopping at Pier 1 with her daughter, whom she affectionately calls Chickadee #1, when she spotted a gorgeous lace lampshade that had her smitten. Of course…like many of us frugalistas the price tag was enough to send her home running for craft supplies to recreate it herself. I love […Read More]

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]

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]