Shabby Chic Mason Jar Chandelier

mason jar chandelier

Lisa of Concord Cottage was looking to make a change to the old light fixtures that were in her kitchen. Her original intent was to replace them but then she became inspired by a mason jar chandelier she saw online to revamp her existing fixtures. All she had to do was repaint the fixtures and […Read More]

Dome Clock to DIY Cloche

diy cloche from dome clock

Like Shannon from AKA Design + Life, you may remember the popularity of faux brass dome clocks or have even owned one yourself. Shannon was inspired to turn a thrifted clock into a beautiful cloche by removing the clock parts, painting the base, and filling it with rolled sheet music. If you’d like to make […Read More]

From Rocking Horse to Wall Décor

wall mount horse head

A few years ago, Angie from Knick of Time brought home a broken antique rocking horse from an auction that no one else had bid on. She thought she might try to fix it, but it was never the most pressing project on her to-do list. So there it sat in her workshop, forgotten, until […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]

Framed Art on the Cheap with Burlap Mat

pottery barn inspired burlap map

Lauren from Bless’er House has a wealth of tips and tricks for creating wall art on the cheap. These came in handy when Lauren needed wall décor for her entryway. Combine thrift store frames, a can of spray paint, burlap, and calendar pictures, and you’ve got some frugal artwork that looks high end! And Lauren says the burlap mats are so easy to make they don’t even need a tutorial (but she’s kind enough to share one anyway)!

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“Easy-As-Pie” Orb Chandelier

diy orb chandelier

Everyone loves a “first,” and this project just so happens to be Teryn from Verified Mom’s first Restoration Hardware knock off ever. It all began when Teryn set eyes on RH’s stunning crystal orb chandelier and knew there had to be a simple way to recreate it. Teryn says, “I’ve seen other complex tutorials, but […Read More]

Faux Metal Pedestal Side Tables

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There is no doubt that Joan of Nicer Than New is drawn to pedestal tables. She bought not one but EIGHT at an estate sale. Two of them were from the Bombay company, sporting their signature dark mahogany finish… that was peeling, bubbling, and definitely in need of sprucing up. While drooling over the goodies offered at Joss and Main, Joan spotted an aluminum pedestal table, and the light bulb went off. She happened to have some aluminum colored paint leftover from another project and used it to give these two tables a new life of glamour!

faux metal pedestal side tables

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