After seeing the faux fur stool by Nate Berkus for Target, Leslie from House of the Way knew she had the perfect stool sitting at home that could be transformed into a look-a-like. Leslie simply used faux llama fur to recover the $10 Wal-mart footstool in high-end style. She says that it was a quick [...Read More]
This morning I shared planter stands from Kayla at Homecoming and have another of Kayla’s DIY projects to showcase – a look-for-less x-leg ottoman! With the help of her handy husband, Kayla built the base and upholstered the top of the ottoman in a weekend. Through DIY, they saved $500 on this beautiful new addition [...Read More]
Tamara of Provident Home Design has been hard at work on her sons’ shared bedroom makeover. While perusing ideas for new beds for the space, Tamara came across gray tufted headboards from Restoration Hardware and loved the “handsome and masculine” feel of them. She was inspired to try her hand at making her own headboards, [...Read More]
Dria from DIO Home Improvements has long loved Restoration Hardware’s deconstructed furniture and wanted to do her own rendition. The perfect opportunity came when her sister found a cane chair at the thrift store for only $5. Dria sanded down the frame and then applied her own homemade stain to achieved that signature weathered finished. [...Read More]
I just love this project from Ahna at Easier Than I Thought because it’s a true example of seeing potential and beauty where others see trash. Ahna took an ugly (and I mean UGLY) old rocker and turned it into a thing of beauty. Literally, it looks like it could be sitting right in Restoration Hardware’s catalog with its nailhead trim, gray-washed finish, and textural linen-like fabric. You’ve got to head over to Ahna’s site to appreciate this miraculous chair makeover and learn how you too can achieve that gorgeous look!
With a baby on the way, the last thing Kenz from Interiors By Kenz wants to do is frivolously spend money. That’s why she found a way around spending a fortune on the wingback rocking chair she wanted for the nursery by instead looking for the perfect chair to convert. The answer came in the IKEA Strandmon wingback chair which Kenz combined with some unfinished runners she found online to create the ultimate rocking experience!
Who doesn’t love a big, comfy chair? Over at The Design Confidential you can find the plans to build your own suite chair inspired by Pottery Barn Teen. Cher-Ann from Design Studio C built and upholstered this chair for her daughter as a part of her new teen room. It’s the perfect spot for reading, [...Read More]
Reupholstering an ottoman is a fairly simple project to tackle, even if you’re not a reupholstering or sewing guru. Plus, it’s not too hard to find a secondhand ottoman on the cheap if you don’t already have one of your own that’s demanding a makeover. Becca at From Gardners to Bergers refabbed her old ottoman [...Read More]