Glass Fishing Buoy Summer Centerpiece

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Marianne from Songbird created a beautiful summer vignette for her garden table that features Pottery Barn-inspired glass buoys. I love Marianne’s outside-the-box thinking in using thrifted items for her glass “buoys” – a round glass bowl and globe from a light fixture. She used a couple of techniques to paint them and achieve the beautiful [...Read More]

Modern Meets Rustic Distressed Diamond Art

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Ashley of Simply Designing for Crafts Unleashed loves a lot of the designs and art work from Pottery Barn – but she sure doesn’t love the prices. When she saw a piece of artwork with pretty yellow diamonds, Ashley knew she could easily recreate it with just a few supplies including chalk paint. She says, [...Read More]

Ladder Shelf with Wire Baskets

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Katie from Addicted to DIY finally crossed off a project that had been on her DIY list for awhile – a ladder bookshelf for her oldest son’s room. While the wire baskets may account for the bulk of the expense with this project, they are also what makes it so stinkin’ awesome! In this case, [...Read More]

Wood Quilt Square Wall Art

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Kristen from Wild Wood Chic was browsing through Pottery Barn’s site when she saw what she describes as “only the most gorgeous reclaimed wood, planked quilt square wall art to ever be.” Kristen knew she was going to have to make it since the price was way out of range and spent the next night [...Read More]

Kids’ Art Table for Only $20

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Brit from House Updated needed a kids’ play table that was big enough for large coloring books, Legos, and for two kids to sit side-by-side when the table was pushed against the wall. Her existing table was too small and had seen better days. Brit decided it was time to make a new one to [...Read More]

Statement-Making Poster Canopy Bed

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One year after moving into her 1840 farmhouse, Jaime from That’s My Letter finally has a real bed in her master bedroom. And it is some bed, ya’ll!!! Jaime built her gargantuan poster bed following plans from Ana White, and it boasts an eye-catching panel headboard, chunky tapered legs, and an optional canopy component. Jaime [...Read More]

Beachcomber Basket for Less

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I featured this DIY beachcomber basket last fall and just had to give it another moment in the spotlight now that summer is upon us! Lisa from Celebrate Creativity shares how she updated an inexpensive craft store bin with rope and hot glue to create her own versatile and beautiful “woven” basket. She says, “…the easy [...Read More]

Light Up Wedding Marquee Letters

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Jen from House of Wood recently had the joy of seeing her baby sister get married and even completed a few DIYs for the big day. She had been noticing light-up marquees in home decor catalogs, and her sis asked Jen to make some that read “Mr&Mrs" as wedding décor. Jen did just that using [...Read More]