Birch Branch Christmas Tree

birch branch christmas tree alternative

If you are looking for an alternative to the traditional Christmas tree, Katie at View from the Fridge has you covered! She created a hanging branch tree for free using birch branches from her mom’s yard and rope leftover from another project. Katie added some ornaments she had on hand and even wrapped the branches […Read More]

Wood and Twine Christmas Star Décor

wood and twine christmas star decoration

Mike of The Crafty Gentleman couldn’t help but notice the popularity of wooden, rustic-feeling Christmas décor this year and decided to get in on the action with a DIY project. He was inspired by a simple wooden Christmas star he saw online and recreated it – with a colorful spin! Being a color-loving girl myself, […Read More]

Kitchen Island from Salvaged Materials

DIY Home Ideas Kitchen island made from reclaimed materials

Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof went through some major renovations in her kitchen to turn it into the space it is today. One project that is near and dear to her heart is the kitchen island that she made from reclaimed materials, including old wood columns from an architectural salvage store and barn […Read More]

Pieced Pallet Wood Wall Art

pottery barn inspired pieced wood wall art

Katie at On the Banks of Squaw Creek came to the rescue when her office building needed a large piece of art in its new kitchen area. She used pallets from her farm to create this knock off of the Pottery Barn Painted Pieced Woodwork in custom sizes, custom colors, and for a custom price. […Read More]

Rustic Tree Stump Side Table

tree stump end table

Julie from Redhead Can Decorate lives surrounded by trees, so it’s no surprise that one eventually made its way into her home as a stump side table. The hardest part of this project for Julie was choosing a stump from her “collection.” She found an elm tree stump without bark and got to work debugging, […Read More]

Wood Shim Sunburst Mirror

sunburst mirror tutorial

Hayley from Grey House Harbor loves a good knockoff AND a pretty mirror. She says, “I adore they way they instantly lighten and brighten any space. Sunburst (or starburst) mirrors have been en vogue for a few years now and the trend isn’t fading. But they can cost some serious coin.” Hayley knew this was […Read More]

Rustic Industrial Wood and “Metal” Coffee Table

RESTORATION-HARDWARE-BRICKMAKERS-TABLE

Shannon from AKA Design + Life and her husband had been talking abut building a larger coffee table for their living room for some time and finally pulled the trigger during this year’s Creating with the Stars competition. A wood and metal table with “so much rustic industrial goodness…” caught their eyes. Although you wouldn’t […Read More]

Custom Framed Medicine Cabinet

custom framed medicine cabinet

When you’ve got a small space, you know storage is a must. Pam from DIY Design Fanatic faced the issue of storage while renovating her half bath, aka the “the world’s smallest half bath.” She enlisted her hubs to construct a custom framed medicine cabinet deep enough to provide plenty of storage on the inside […Read More]