Polka Dot Plates

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Merrill, the Girl of a Thousand Dreams, has been dreaming about owning some Kate Spade polka dot plates for what feels like her entire life. But does anyone actually need plates that cost $140 for a set of five? That’s where Merrill’s “alternative plan” comes into play that involves dollar store plates, glass paint, and paper hole reinforcement stickers for that perfect polka dot. Merrill says, “Lesson learned: Never buy something for $140  when you can make it for $5! Merrill:1 Kate Spade: 0”

DIY Kate Spade inspired gold polka dot plates

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Gold Polka Dot Knobs

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With the rise of the metallic trend, Erica from Craftivity Designs wanted to bring some gold touches into her bedroom. She also loves polka dots and found a way to bring the two together in one cute little package. All Erica had to do was add circles with a metallic Sharpie to Wal-mart knobs for instant style. She guarantees that this is a simple, affordable project that anyone can do!

gold polka dot knob

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Patterned Sharpie Dinnerware

Holly from Holly Would loves all the fun prints that are available with hand painted dinnerware. She achieved a similar look by simply drawing patterns onto some plain white dishes from Goodwill with a Sharpie. Talk about cheap and easy! Plus, there’s no reason to fret over perfection since the imperfections are key to getting [...Read More]

Painted Dots Plate

For the longest time, Kelli from A Happy Place Called Home had been eyeing a set of hand-painted dinnerware from West Elm. When it became discontinued, Kelli decided to achieve the same look with a 99 cent plate and some leftover paint. She now has a cute little plate for holding candles and other decorative [...Read More]

Whimsical Christmas Stockings

Amy from Positively Splendid shares a stocking tutorial to add a little whimsy to your mantel this Christmas. I just love the colorfully patterned polka dots and cheetah print trim. It adds a little something unexpected and interesting to the typical holiday color scheme. Amy was inspired by the Personalized Ballard Christmas Stockings from Ballard [...Read More]