Jeannine of The Concrete Cottage had a plain Target lamp shade lying around and decided to add a little pizzazz to it with some French script images and a fin tip Sharpie. The end product however, turned out to be a pretty close knock off to a Pottery Barn shade… who knew! Jeannine’s lampshade looks so amazing that it’s hard to believe it’s actually a very simply process!
Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design loved the look of a graphic “Bamboo” wallpaper and had the pattern sitting on her desk for months waiting for its grand debut somewhere in her home. A thrift store desk/bar that Julia revamped became the perfect candidate, and she set out to recreate the design with one of her favorite tools – a Sharpie! Doesn’t it look fabulous?!?
Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict had been eyeing Pottery Barn’s monogrammed serving boards for quite some time and finally found a way to create her own version for only $5! Debbie picked up a well-used cutting board from the thrift store and gave it a whole new look with a monogram, wood stain, and wooden legs. This is a great gift idea to keep in mind for friends who love to entertain!
Rather than purchasing a $100+ pillow in genuine Kravet Windsor Smith Riad fabric, Virginia from LiveLoveDIY decided to make her own stencil and use a Sharpie to create the same look. I love the interest the bold design adds to the space, and a few bucks for a designer look-a-like pillow is definitely something to get excited about!
Even the ugliest container can be made beautiful with a bit of burlap and rope! Just check out this vase that Lucy from Craftberry Bush created from a tin can. After covering her can with burlap, Lucy finished the edges and handle with rope and then added text with a Sharpie. This is a great [...Read More]
Holly from Holly Would loves all the fun prints that are available with hand painted dinnerware. She achieved a similar look by simply drawing patterns onto some plain white dishes from Goodwill with a Sharpie. Talk about cheap and easy! Plus, there’s no reason to fret over perfection since the imperfections are key to getting [...Read More]
Your children’s artwork can become some of the most prized décor in your home. This is true of Lisa at A Room with A View who simply adores two butterfly wall canvases created by her daughters. After being inspired by a greeting card decorated with butterflies that appeared somewhat translucent and ethereal, Lisa requested that [...Read More]