Two-Tone Stenciled Dresser

Kristi May from KrisKraft scored a “dark, beat-up, ugly dresser” from the Goodwill for only $12 and turned it into a gorgeous Anthro-inspired piece for her son’s room. The transformation involved refinishing the drawer fronts in a dark walnut, painting and distressing the dresser frame, and then lightly stenciling numbers onto the drawer fronts. I [...Read More]

Dresser with Numbered Drawers

Leslie from Sweet Sweet Simplicity turned a cheap thrift store dresser into a cool Anthro-inspired dresser with numbered drawers. Leslie totally nailed the look by using a jigsaw to change the shape of the drawers and sandpaper and stain to give the final piece a rugged, distressed look. I really love this dresser more with [...Read More]

Personalized Canvas Wall Art

Angela from Decorating the Dorchester Way was exploring Red Envelope’s website when she came across personalized canvas artwork that started at $120. While she would consider purchasing a unique piece of custom art for that price, she couldn’t help but notice that these were SO simple looking. Angela easily recreated them for a fraction of [...Read More]

Fabric Upholstered Headboard

While we are only a couple weeks into 2012, I have already shared a couple of projects over at Infarrantly Creative that I am super excited about. One was a project I’ve been wanting to try my hand at for awhile, creating an upholstered headboard for my guest bedroom. I got just the color and [...Read More]

Wooden Herb Crates

Mel from Junkin’ Junky decided to make her own rustic herb crates since the cost of shipping to Canada really ran up their purchase price. After building and staining her boxes, Mel used vinyl to create a stencil and painted on her wording. She’s still working on adding hooks like those of her inspiration, but, [...Read More]

Bar Stools with Numbered Fabric

Amy and Emily from Sisters of the Wild West were inspired by their love for typography to create barstools with numbered drop cloth cushions. The sisters actually created the fabric themselves using a template they had previously used to stencil a tabletop. The custom upholstery took the barstools from run-of-the-mill to one-of-a-kind. Amy and Emily [...Read More]

Numbered Wood Dresser

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Monica and Jess from the Real Housewives of Bucks County recently went through a project whirlwind as they completed four big projects in only four weeks. They shared one of their faves  at Craftaholics Anonymous, a dresser that they transformed into an Anthro-inspired masterpiece. I know we have seen this knock off a few times, [...Read More]

Ruler Growth Chart

Kids love to see how much they’ve grown. It’s the physical evidence that they really are getting bigger and all those vegetables Mom keeps stuffing down their throats are actually working. Liz from Naptime Decorator was thrilled to find a tutorial to make her kids an adorable ruler growth chart. Not only is it too [...Read More]