Family Name Wall Plaque

ballard inspired family sign

Pamela at From My Front Porch to Yours was inspired by Ballard’s Pruvost Plaque and knew she wanted to put her own spin on the popular sign. While Ballard’s sign recreates one that once hung above a sweet shop, Pamela added a personal touch by making hers a family sign that reads, “The Finch Family [...Read More]

Distressed Diner Sign for the Kitchen

pottery barn inspired diner sign

Christy from Our Southern Home had been wanting a sign to go in her kitchen for a while and finally came across the perfect inspiration piece from Pottery Barn. While their Diner Sign retails for $59, Christy was able to make hers for FREE using materials and scrap plywood she already had. Christy shares her [...Read More]

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]

Giant Abacus — Courtesy of Fishing Floats!

diy giant abacus inspired by pottery barn

KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms had been dreaming of making her own Pottery Barn-inspired giant abacus for years. She had almost the whole project planned out, except for the counting beads, which is a pretty important component of the abacus. Then inspiration finally hit while she was visiting friends who were commercial fishermen – fishing floats! [...Read More]

Wood Plank Wall Art Goes Modern

pottery barn inspired wood plank wall art

A couple years ago Sarah from Thrifty Décor Chick created a piece of planked wood art to fit an awkward wall in her living room. At the time the blue and red color scheme was perfect for her space, but since then she has gravitated toward more neutrals. Still loving the look of the wood, [...Read More]

X-Leg Upholstered Ottoman for Less

diy x leg ottoman

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]

Wood Planter Stands

DIY-Planter-Stands

Today I have two fab projects to share from Kayla at Homecoming – one for the outside of your house and one for the inside! As a simple, first project for their patio makeover, Kayla and her husband built these modern, wooden planter stands. Kayla says, “It only took an afternoon to build, and since [...Read More]

Custom Framed Medicine Cabinet

custom framed medicine cabinet

When you’ve got a small space, you know storage is a must. Pam from DIY Design Fanatic faced the issue of storage while renovating her half bath, aka the “the world’s smallest half bath.” She enlisted her hubs to construct a custom framed medicine cabinet deep enough to provide plenty of storage on the inside [...Read More]