My friends will tell you that I need more clocks in my house, because I'm always late. And it's probably true... there's nothing like the tick-tock of a real clock to remind you to be on time. But the great thing about these clocks is that they're not only functional, they're pretty too.
This dining room already has a lot going for it: gorgeous floors, great light, and a beautiful Mid-Century sideboard. So, what could make it better? Even more wood!
We've all seen it: the cracking, vinyl-covered thrift store furniture. It only cleans up so well and the usual attack plan is to simply re-cover it with some upholstery fabric. This bench was headed toward the same usual fate until makeover genius Morgan Satterfield got a brilliant idea:
Fabric headboards with brass nailhead accents have always been appealing to me, but they can be prohibitively expensive. So when I ran across this tutorial, my jaw just about dropped to the floor. And would you believe that it only takes a few hours to make?
Learn how to make a set of thick, leather coasters that look like buttons using a die cut letterpress machine.
This DIY project has it all: affordability ($5, people!!), simplicity, and a whole bunch of style. What more could you possibly ask for??
The chalkboard paint trend has been kicking around the Internet for a while now, and some of you may be over it. I, however, definitely am not. I still can't get enough of the stuff!
I love that it's both attractive and functional, and it's very versatile too. So scroll on to see fifteen fresh new ways to use this ingenius material.
1. Place a chalkboard behind your party treats, and...
My Danish friend Gitte Christensen from Objects & Use is at it again, this time showcasing a guide to upcycling your old thrift store book finds into stunning, inexpensive decor pieces.
Yes, you read that right. This oh-so-classy and minimal light is made from a decidedly not classy material: used up toilet paper rolls.
Whether you need some inconspicuous extra seating or just a place to put your feet up, this DIY upholstered ottoman is the project for you!
Make a rustic set of candleholders with a pair of antler sheds and a couple of goodies from the hardware store.
Window seats are versatile; they can be used as reading nooks, nap spots or even workspaces. They can also add extra seating to an otherwise vacant area. And here's the best part - you can even make one yourself!
Mandy admits she is obsessed with miniature plastic animals. Her preoccupation led to a delightful wall art project. Supplies are minimal, as you can tell from the picture above. You can buy the plastic animals here. They went from those, to this:
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Miniature Mounted Menagerie! [The Haps]
Putting together that roundup of clean and bright entryways recently left me feeling inspired and eager to create my own interpretation. There were a few elements that really stuck out as adaptable to any style or space. Read on for tips for creating your own artful entryway!