Two Become One Orb Chandelier

DIY orb chandelier 2

After coveting Restoration Hardware’s orb chandelier for years, Roxanne from The Honeycomb Home finally decided to make her own. Roxanne found a hanging orb on clearance at Home Goods that actually served as the catalyst for this project. She paired it with parts from an old chandelier to FINALLY get her own version of the [...Read More]

Patriotic Patchwork Pillow Cover

pottery barn inspired americana pillow

Lisa from Concord Cottage loves changing out her décor and pillows for the holidays. She whipped up this patriotic pillow for only $2 using a pillow sham from the thrift store and fabric she had on hand. Looks like Lisa’s all set for the Fourth of July! Lisa was inspired by the American Flag Patchwork [...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]

Succulent Terrarium from a Fishbowl

diy succulent terrarium

I always love a good reverse knock-off. You know – one of those times when you are browsing through a catalog and an item catches your eye that looks identical to something you’ve already created. That’s exactly what happened to Sarah from Just the Bee’s Knees. Two years ago she repurposed an old fishbowl with [...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]

Reclaimed Wood and Faucet Knob Coat Rack

faucet knob coat rack

Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow found a unique coat rack online that incorporated colorful garden hose knobs. The negative is that it was no longer available, but it gave Ananda the perfect excuse for a DIY! Ananda added her own spin by creating a pipework design on her reclaimed wood. How fun is this?!? [...Read More]

Turn Old Chairs into a French-Style Bench

French-Styled Bench with pillows

You all know I love a good trash-to-treasure story. Throw in a little outside-the-box-thinking and a knock-off to boot, and I am hooked! Jami from An Oregon Cottage had an old pair of dining chairs that were literally falling apart and had been relegated to the shed. Her husband had the genius idea to turn [...Read More]

Kid-Friendly Wind Chimes from Plastic Easter Eggs

diy wind chime

If you’ve got kids, you’ve been probably been finding random plastic Easter eggs around the house. Morena of Morena’s Corner shares a creative way to repurpose those eggs into a kid-friendly wind chime project. Morena painted her egg halves and then threaded them onto a wire to resemble a fish. A bell on the wire makes for a pretty jingling sound when the wind blows. Here’s what Morena has to say about her project, “It’s a thrifty way to craft with kids while recycling at the same time. Win-win!”

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