Thrift Store Cabinet to Card Catalog Style Cabinet

diy card catalog cabinet

Tami from Curb Alert says she sure loves high-end décor, but her budget just doesn’t have room for those high-end prices. Thus, her love for “anything and everything Knockoff” was born. She says, “ With a little bit of creativity you can just about imitate anything.” And Tami showed just how creative she is by […Read More]

Drop Cloth Upholstered Chair Makeover

restoration hardware inspired upholstered chair

Erin of Elizabeth Joan Designs was in the market for a new chair to go with her vanity/nightstand/desk that she had inherited from her grandmother and recently refabbed. She mentioned this to her sister, who happened to have a stash of “curbside treasures” in her basement, including a old but beautiful round upholstered chair that […Read More]

Trash-to-Treasure Spindle Chandelier

spindle chandelier diy

Jeanette of Country Design Style has a knack for taking objects that others might consider unusable junk and creating something amazing. Take a broken coffee table leg for example. Some might see it as trash, but for Jeanette it became the center of this gorgeous DIY chandelier. Jeanette also made a rustic, shabby version for […Read More]

Old Lemonade Stand to Designer Sign

ballard knockoff sign

I am always up for a repurpose, and this Ballard-inspired sign from Melaine at My Sweet Savannah is a story of giving an old object new life. Melaine found what appeared to be a kids lemonade stand at the thrift store. She brought the rundown stand home and cut it into pieces, one of which […Read More]

Two Become One Orb Chandelier

DIY orb chandelier 2

After coveting Restoration Hardware’s orb chandelier for years, Roxanne from The Honeycomb Home finally decided to make her own. Roxanne found a hanging orb on clearance at Home Goods that actually served as the catalyst for this project. She paired it with parts from an old chandelier to FINALLY get her own version of the […Read More]

Reclaimed Wood and Faucet Knob Coat Rack

faucet knob coat rack

Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow found a unique coat rack online that incorporated colorful garden hose knobs. The negative is that it was no longer available, but it gave Ananda the perfect excuse for a DIY! Ananda added her own spin by creating a pipework design on her reclaimed wood. How fun is this?!? […Read More]

Turn Old Chairs into a French-Style Bench

French-Styled Bench with pillows

You all know I love a good trash-to-treasure story. Throw in a little outside-the-box-thinking and a knock-off to boot, and I am hooked! Jami from An Oregon Cottage had an old pair of dining chairs that were literally falling apart and had been relegated to the shed. Her husband had the genius idea to turn […Read More]

Kid-Friendly Wind Chimes from Plastic Easter Eggs

diy wind chime

If you’ve got kids, you’ve been probably been finding random plastic Easter eggs around the house. Morena of Morena’s Corner shares a creative way to repurpose those eggs into a kid-friendly wind chime project. Morena painted her egg halves and then threaded them onto a wire to resemble a fish. A bell on the wire makes for a pretty jingling sound when the wind blows. Here’s what Morena has to say about her project, “It’s a thrifty way to craft with kids while recycling at the same time. Win-win!”

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