Bring the Beach Home with a Seashell Wreath

seashell wreath

The Graphics Fairy Karen shares over at her DIY Blog how she made a wreath that’s perfect for adding some coastal flair to your décor. It’s basically as easy as painting and gluing, as Karen first brushed her grapevine wreath with chalk paint before adding the sand dollars, starfish, and shells. This would be a […Read More]

Set Your Summer Table with Jute Rope Chargers


Jen from City Farmhouse created a set of round just placemats that are perfect for summer gatherings. And all you need is jute rope and a hot glue gun! Jen simply wound the rope around in a circular shape, securing it with hot glue along the way. I love the texture these woven placemats add […Read More]

Patterned Lamp from Recycled Container

Pottery barn inspired lamp

I have been known to hoard a container or two (or a hundred) because they offer a plethora of repurposing possibilities. I was pretty wowed when I came across this Pottery Barn inspired lamp on Instructables that was made from none other than a recycled oatmeal container. All dressed up with a geometric pattern and […Read More]

Beach House Sign with Coastal Charm

pottery barn knock off beach sign

With weathered wood and nautical rope knots, Pottery Barn’s Beach House Sign offers all kinds of summery goodness. Shirley from Beachwood Place thought it was the perfect piece to start with for the gallery wall she wanted to create around her television. Just not for $70 shipped. Shirley captured the all the charm in this […Read More]

Repurpose Cake Pans into a Snack Stand

DIY dessert stand from cake pans

We’ve all heard the saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try try again.” Well, it definitely applies to knock offs too! Morgan from Sweet and Salty Sugar Boys’ first attempts at creating a tiered dessert stand from cake pans could only be considered a big fail. She says no matter what she tried it […Read More]

Simple Faux Succulent Terrarium


If you have a black thumb and can’t even keep succulents alive, why not try a faux succulent arrangement like this one from Krista at The Happy Housie. This is an incredibly simple project that anyone can do. Simply put a piece of foam into a glass bowl or vase, cover with moss, and then […Read More]

Nautical Pallet Anchor Sign

anchor pallet sign

Mandy from The Hankful House found a wooden anchor sign from Pottery Barn that she loved, but $199 was definitely more than she wanted to spend. With a few supplies, Mandy was able to make her own sign for only $10. Plus, she was able to customize the colors to coordinate with her bedroom. I […Read More]

Glass Buoy Nautical Vase Filler

glass buoy summer vase filler

DIY makes it way less expensive to keep your décor fresh for the seasons. No one wants to drop a load of cash on pieces that will only be out a month or two! Angie from The Country Chic Cottage shares at Crafts Unleashed how she created the perfect vase filler for summer. She simply […Read More]