Sisal Rope Bowl

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Kate from Centsational Girl fell head over heals for a rope bowl from West Elm and just couldn’t move on, even months after it was no longer available. Instead of continuing to pine for the lost bowl, Kate grabbed her glue gun and created her own by wrapping sisal rope around a cheap metal bucket. […Read More]

Modern Curtain Rod Update

West Elm Curtain Rod Knock Off

Tandra from Little Houses… Big Dogs found the perfect curtain rods from West Elm. They had clean, simple lines and mid-century appeal, but they also cost around $100 a piece. Yikes! What Tandra had was a traditional style curtain rod with a “door knob” style finial – not the modern look Tandra was going for. […Read More]

Easy Platform Bed with FREE Plans

West Elm Inspired Platform Bed

If you’ve been looking to delve into the world of furniture building, here’s an easy beginner project for you! Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic loved the look of a chunky platform bed from West Elm and decided to build her own for her son’s room. It only cost $55 for a full size bed, and […Read More]

Textured Metallic Vases with Succulents

West Elm Knock Off Textured Vase

Corey from Tiny Sidekick doesn’t have the greenest thumb when it comes to keeping plants alive. Since succulents can survive in the desert, Corey thought maybe she’d have better luck with them. She created a pretty new home for her succulents using glass vases she already had on hand, glass paint, and spray paint. You […Read More]

IKEA Cabinets to Modern Dining Room Buffet

DIY Furniture  Ikea Hack Modern Buffet

Brit from House Updated wanted to refresh her dining room with a bright new look. She loved the large mid-century buffet from West Elm but needed different dimensions to fit her space. So using two 36" wide cabinets from Ikea, some tapered wood legs, scrap wood, and a leather belt and bolts for handles, Brit […Read More]

Picture Frame to Acrylic Tray

DIY Home Decor Acrylic Tray

Angela from Blue i Style had been wanting an acrylic tray for quite some time but had never been able to bite the bullet and buy one from a high end store for $30-40. She says, “And then I had an epiphany! I found a way to DIY two of my own acrylic trays for […Read More]

Reupholstered Thrift Store Chairs

DIY Reupholstering Tutorial

While shopping at the thrift store, Tamara of Provident Home Designs spotted a pair of green vinyl chairs that had the same lines as the coveted Bentwood Chair from West Elm. And, believe it or not, they were only $6.50 a piece. Gotta love the thrift store! Tamara of course snatched them up, knowing they […Read More]

Beaded Wall Mirror

DIY Wall Decor West Elm Inspired Beaded Wall Mirror

Amy from Delineate Your Dwelling was shopping at West Elm when she came across a striking beaded wall mirror. She saw the price tag and then immediately told her mother-in-law that she could easily make her own. Amy did just that by attaching a round mirror to a piece of cardboard and then encircling it […Read More]