Chalk Paint Urn with Metallic Glaze

Ballard-inspired-topiary-urn-with-metallic-feel

Ballard Designs is known for their pretty topiaries with perfectly weathered pots. When Sara from Major Hoff Takes a Wife was searching for inspiration for a sad little urn she had from the thrift store, she immediately thought of those signature Ballard items. Sara whipped out her Annie Sloan chalk paint and metallic glaze and [...Read More]

Rope Wrapped Chandelier Makeover

restoration hardware inspired rope chandelier

Lauren of Bless’er House had one of those “I can totally make that…” moments when she saw a rope chandelier from Restoration Hardware. She picked up a cheapo iron chandy from Craigslist, added a hula hoop around it, and then got to wrapping with sisal rope. While Lauren admits this was a tedious project, she [...Read More]

Round Pedestal Table with Nailheads

round dining table with nailhead trim

Roxanne from The Honeycomb Home found two different designer tables with nailhead trim that she loved. However, she couldn’t afford either of them. Instead, Roxanne purchased a less expensive round table from Pier One with the potential to look like her dream tables. It was simple to add large nailheads around the edge for a [...Read More]

Glass to Wood Console Table Makeover

wood and metal console

Jessica from A Smith of All Trades had been looking for a console table for her living room when she stumbled upon a metal and glass console table on Craigslist. While the piece looked dated, it had good bones. Jessica picked it up and immediately got to work refabbing it to work for her space. [...Read More]

Dice Storage Ottoman Makeover

dice storage cube

Morena of Morena’s Corner shares at Crafts Unleashed how she refabbed a thrift store storage cube with a fun dice design. Morena used chalk paint, so there was no need for sanding or priming. She simply painted the wood cube and then glued on wood circles. I can’t think of a more perfect place to [...Read More]

Bold and Beautiful Painted Stripe Vase

blue and white stripe vase

Tamara from Provident Home Design had been crushing on a blue and white striped lamp from Wisteria for quite some time. She knew the $219 bold and beautiful lamp would look gorgeous on her newly DIYed console table – just not at that price. Tamara was still able to bring the look to her console [...Read More]

Beachcomber Basket for Less

diy beachcomber basket

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]

Bright and Bold Striped Trunk Makeover

painted stripe trunk

Sarah of Sarah M. Dorsey Designs shares at Infarrantly Creative how she gave a beat up trunk she picked up at the thrift store for only $7 a bright and bold makeover with painted stripes. The transformation involved cleaning and priming the trunk and then taping off the stripe pattern and painting away. It’s amazing [...Read More]