Wooden Spheres from Embroidery Hoops

industrial wood spheres

Doreen from Hymns and Verses wanted to create wooden spheres for her son’s upcoming wedding reception that is being held in an old cigar factory. They needed quite a few of the spheres, which would make them very expensive to purchase. Instead, Doreen got creative and had a crafty gathering with the bride and her [...Read More]

Geometric Painted Rug for Only $20!

west elm inspired painted rug

Earlier this year I shared an amazing West Elm-inspired rug that Katie from Upcycled Treasures made with just a Sharpie in hand. Katie has blown me away again with another rug masterpiece! It sports a geometric Navajo design that Katie recreated in Illustrator.  This allowed Katie to create a template (without having to do any [...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]

Rustic Tree Stump Side Table

tree stump end table

Julie from Redhead Can Decorate lives surrounded by trees, so it’s no surprise that one eventually made its way into her home as a stump side table. The hardest part of this project for Julie was choosing a stump from her “collection.” She found an elm tree stump without bark and got to work debugging, [...Read More]

Floor Pouf from Rugs

diy pouf from ikea rugs

Poufs offer a great option for extra seating. Not only are they soft and comfy on the tush, but they can easily be set aside when not needed. Always in need of extra chairs for get-togethers, Erika from Retropolitan set out to create her own poufs. When her fabric search came up dry, Erika came [...Read More]

Tufted Headboard for Less than $50

tall tufted headboard

Draven of Draven Made became inspired to make a tall tufted headboard like one she saw at West Elm and was able to pull it off for an astounding $11.84. Depending on your resources, you may not be able to make one that inexpensively, but Draven guarantees that it can be under $50. She shares [...Read More]

Paper Mache Deer Head Wall Décor

diy paper mache deer

Camille from Imperfectly Imaginable told herself that she was not going to jump on the animal head trend, that she didn’t even like those fake deer heads. However, the expense of those fake deer heads was a big part of Camille’s hesitation. She decided she indeed like those fake deer heads and found  way to [...Read More]

Decorative Cut-Out Headboard

headboard from doormats

Kara of Kara Paslay Designs had long loved a Moroccan-inspired headboard from West Elm and came up with a super clever DIY. Can you guess what it’s made from??? Doormats! I am really blown away by Kara’s genius! This is actually a simple project too, requiring just paint, plywood, and trim. Kara’s queen headboard comes [...Read More]