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]

The Three Board Bench

pottery barn inspired bench

If you’ve been dabbling with the idea of building a piece of furniture, Jen from House of Wood has the perfect project to get you going. Using only three boards and plans from Ana White, Jen built this lovely bench. Actually, it was so easy that she built two! Jen shows two different finishes – [...Read More]

Mosaic Painted Wood Jewelry Box

mosaic jewelry box

Brittany from Confessions of a Secret Crafter created a stylish jewelry box with bold color and pattern, and basically all it took was paint! Brittany picked up a pack of wooden boxes at the craft store, penciled on her pattern, and then painted away. She says, “Plus, you can customize the pattern with absolutely any [...Read More]