Painted Monogram Doormat

After only one year, our doormat is lookin’ pretty scuzzy. I definitely don’t want guests standing at my front door wondering what infestation must surely lay ahead! I would much rather them see a beautifully monogrammed, catalog-worthy specimen like this rug from Kimba at A Soft Place to Land. There’s no need to spend a […Read More]

Stenciled Wall Letters

Leah from Leah Marie V has been in love with wall letters for awhile now and searched high and low to find some for her kitchen. After all the time invested, Leah was disappointed to only find letters that were not her style or were way too expensive. Thank goodness for DIY! With some paint […Read More]

Embellished Flower Pillow

“Somebody stop me! I can’t stop making pillows!” I couldn’t help but laugh when I read these words from Debbie at Confessions of a Plate Addict. As you know, I have also had a major slight pillow-making obsession lately, and Debbie’s words echo my thoughts completely. This flower pillow is one of Debbie’s many lovely […Read More]

Knife and Fork Curtains

Check out these fun and unique curtains made by Brooke from All Things Thrifty.  There’s not much that’s more appropriate for a dining or kitchen area than the utensils you chow down with! Of course, you know I love Brooke’s choice of drop cloth fabric for the curtains, and the stenciled knife and fork came […Read More]

Upholstered Storage Bench

I really love hidden storage, mostly if it adds some style to the space. Not only does it look good but also hides all your junk! What’s not to love? Trisha at 3 Four and Under built her own upholstered storage bench with a cool industrial look. Trisha went all out, adding aluminum flashing to […Read More]

Stenciled Wall Plaques

Holli from Paint Me Plaid was inspired to create her own wall art using some craft paint and a stencil set. Holli created her designs on a set of 9 wood signs that fit snugly into a little wood frame. It was seriously perfect for this project! Holli did an awesome job layering the paint […Read More]

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]