Pottery Barn Inspired Cut Out Wood Star Art

wood star slider

I saw this pierced wood star art in one of my Pottery Barn catalogs and loved it so much, but in came the holiday craziness and by time I was actually thinking about ordering it last week it was no longer available.  Never fear! I was easily able to DIY my own version and the best part was I didn't spend one dime, I made it all from materials I had … [Read more...]

Anthropologie Inspired Chrysanthemum Vase

chrysanthemum vase

While perusing the Anthropologie website the other day over coffee I came upon the sweetest little Chrysanthemum Vase and I was instantly inspired to make my own. Do you remember my Faux Milkglass Vase transformation? Well, I had one little dollar store vase leftover who was forgotten during the makeover and it was screaming for a new look! Here … [Read more...]

Office/Craft Room Reveal (Full of DIY Goodness!)

Office Makeover

Are you ready? I am sooooooo excited to share my final office reveal with y'all today!  First, lets see what I started with, do you remember when I posted about my sons deciding to share a room and being left with this blank slate? Isn't the transformation awesome? Let's take a look at that picture of the room again and break down what went  … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Knock Off Magnolia Wreath

magnolia wreath

Last week my Black Friday shopping plans were very rudely interrupted by a nasty stomach bug that invaded our home. Instead of searching for a Christmas tree and braving the crowds buying gifts I laid on the couch and did a little virtual window shopping. One of the items I ran across was this stunning magnolia wreath from Pottery Barn. It's … [Read more...]

Coat Rack to Candleholder Upcycle

coat rack upcycle candleholder before after

Just a short and sweet post today to show how I took this old broken coat rack destined for the dumpster and made it into a larger than life candle holder inspired this Pillar Holder by my newest Pottery Barn catalog! I don't have the step by step photographed because as you can probably tell in the first pic, I was having some camera … [Read more...]

DIY Fabric Covered Cork Board

after desk

Our new house has a fantastic little "tech room" off of the mudroom with two built in desks.  Its like a mini office and it is where I spent much of my time writing my ultra-entertaining and informative blog posts.  It is a really nice idea but aesthetically there are some issues. The builder put the outlets above the built in desk area so you … [Read more...]

Frugal Framed Art

frugal framed art

I needed some fast art to hang in the house but didn't have any photos or prints on hand.  I found some frames at Walmart for only $12 that included mats and I knew they would work for the space (and they definitely worked for my budget!) But what to put in them? I didn't have the budget to go buy an expensive print for this project with everything … [Read more...]

Pirate Sail Headboard

pirate sail headboard 3

I had previously mentioned that my four year old son Nash is big-time into pirates.  Its been over a year now since his obsession started and it is still going strong so I thought I'd give his room a bit of a pirate makeover.  Neither of the boys have bed frames currently and I had been looking around the internet at some of the cool boat-beds … [Read more...]