Kate Spade Desk on an IKEA Budget

Mark Montano has been loving himself some Kate Spade lately. You may remember how he recently transformed a thrift store lamp into a Kate Spade look-a-like. Well, Mark is at it again! This time Mark made over a basic IKEA desk with high gloss paint and new hardware to create this stylish polka dot beauty […Read More]

Glitzy Gold Dot Pillows

I am a girl who always love a little glam, so these Anthropologie knock off gold dot pillows are calling my name! This easy DIY from Brit + Co starts with two inexpensive white pillow covers from IKEA, gold paint, and a foam pouncer.  Basically, it’s as simple dipping the pouncer in the paint and […Read More]

Gold Dotted Glasses for $5

As the name of her blog implies, Brittany from Addicted 2 Savings 4U is all about getting the high end look for less – like for under $5! She did just that when she recreated these glitzy dotted glasses inspired by Anthropologie. Brittany bought four glasses from the dollar store and then dotted away with […Read More]

Pretty in Pink Polka Dot Painted Dish

Heather of Setting for Four loves decorating her house with beautiful bowls and plates. Throw in Kate Spade’s “sophisticated yet playful” style, and Heather’s totally smitten! Heather replicated the look of Kate’s Confetti Collection on a plain white bowl using reinforcement stickers and nail polish. The stickers made for perfect circles with zero fuss. While this lovely dish can definitely be year-round, Heather points out that the touch of pink is also perfect for celebrating Valentine’s Day.

polka dot dish

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Metallic Polka Dot Sharpie Art Mugs

Daniela from Put A Bird On It is all about creating lovely, “Pinterest-worthy” décor on a dime. She also happens to be a sucker for polka dots, so it’s no wonder metallic confetti mugs from West Elm caught her eye. Daniela shares how she made her own decorative mugs with Sharpies. She even took it a step further to customize a mug with her “phrase” for 2014 – Choose Happy.

diy sharpie mugs

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Polka Dot Plates

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

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]