Leather Belt Wall Shelves

While planning her son’s menswear-inspired bedroom, Angela from Blue i Style came across leather belt shelves from CB2. She loved the idea of them, but they were too long for the space, and at $100 each, not in the budget. To tie in with the other menswear elements of the room, Angela wanted to recreate […Read More]

Vintage Spoon Plate Holder

Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama was inspired to turn a pair of her grandma’s vintage spoons into a plate stand a la Anthropologie. Dee already had a plastic plate holder and gave it a quick coat of silver spray paint before adding the spoons with hot glue. This piece has even more sentimental value because […Read More]

Old Lemonade Stand to Designer Sign

I am always up for a repurpose, and this Ballard-inspired sign from Melaine at My Sweet Savannah is a story of giving an old object new life. Melaine found what appeared to be a kids lemonade stand at the thrift store. She brought the rundown stand home and cut it into pieces, one of which […Read More]

Cereal Box Quatrefoil Lantern

Nike from Choose to Thrive had been crushing on a lantern with a quatrefoil design. Like the rest of us, there isn’t much from Ballard that falls into an affordable price range for Nike, so she set off to make her own. Wondering how she made it? From a cardboard cereal box! Yes, seriously! She […Read More]

Jewelry Magnets from Old Earrings

A few years ago, Kelly from House of Gold received some pretty jeweled magnets from a a friend as a gift. With plenty of glitter and sparkle, there was a lot to love about them. While Kelly wanted more, she couldn’t bring herself to spend the moola. A couple of years later, Kelly inherited her […Read More]

Two Become One Orb Chandelier

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

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

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]