Circling Crow Halloween Mobile

halloween crow mobile

With Halloween fast approaching, Shelley from House of Smiths created an adorable vignette for her covered entryway. And, yes, I just said Halloween and adorable in the same sentence. Somehow, Shelley can even make Halloween look chic! Part of Shelley’s set-up included a circling crow mobile that she made from dollar store crows and a […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]

Industrial Rolling Shelves

restoration hardware inspired industrial rolling shelves

Jennifer of Dear Lillie has recently tackled a few projects in her dining room including building this set of industrial shelves for a bare wall that had been driving her crazy. After also building a dining table for the space, Jennifer says she wanted a simple project, and these shelves definitely fit the bill! They […Read More]

Storage Bed for a Small Space

knock off pottery barn stratton bed

When deciding on a bed for the upstairs bedroom of her small mountain cottage home, Pam of DIY Design Fanatic knew storage was a must. The Pottery Barn Stratton Bed offered everything Pam needed – plenty of storage and stylish baskets to boot. However, it was certainly breaking the bank at $1,499. Thankfully, Ana White […Read More]

Industrial Pipe Leg Dining Table

pipe dining table

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body needed a table for her eat-in-kitchen area and fell in love with a pipe-legged beauty from one of her favorite stores–West Elm. Unfortunately, the large table retailed for about $2,000! Tasha says, “Yeah, that wasn’t going to happen… SO, we decided to make our own, and we […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]

Simple, Modern Side Table

diy pottery barn inspired end table

After his baby girl was born, Jamison from Rogue Engineer’s wife requested that he bring the glider from the nursery down to the master bedroom for feedings. It didn’t take long before the couple discovered a side table was a must for drinks, books, and the like. They settled on a simple, modern side table […Read More]

Vintage Lace Mirror Makeover

Vintage Lace Mirror

Doreen from Hymns and Verses was inspired to give a $10 thrift store mirror a complete makeover using lace and paint. To create the lovely lace design, Doreen used a technique in which she “stenciled” the back with lace and then finished it with a faux mercury glass treatment. Didn’t she do an amazing job […Read More]