These teacup planters would look absolutely adorable on a kitchen windowsill or even on your desk in a sunny office!
A trip to any thrift store will yield teacups by-the-dozen and for CHEAP. You can also snag new ones from IKEA for not a whole lot more. After that, it’s all about using those porcelain paint pens (from that awesome painted plate project), and going to town with a custom design! Check out how Whitney from SewTrashy created her cute teacup planters right here. Continue Reading
As you know, I love any and all DIY projects that make use of thrifted glassware (hello, mod dot drinking glasses!). This is a really fun idea you can apply not only to tumblers but any kind of glass dish — bowls and vases would look awesome, too! So, hit up your favorite thrift store and let’s make some pretty glasses!
Hey, when I see an alliteration, I run with it! And to be completely honest, these porcelain plates ARE pretty. They’re also extremely easy to make and affordable to boot!
Jennifer Hagler from A Merry Mishap has single-handedly convinced me to run to my local craft store (this instant!) and buy myself a porcelain pen… or five. Not only are they cheap, cheap, cheap, but they come in all kinds of colors. Imagine the possibilities, people! Continue Reading
Sure, you can toss thousands of dollars at a bedroom makeover and it’ll probably look pretty great. But today we’re celebrating the unique creativity of DIYers who make their spaces look like a million bucks on a budget. Check out our ten favorite budget-friendly bedroom makeovers from the Curbly archives–they’re full of thrifty inspiration and clever DIY projects!
Bring a little schoolhouse charm to your decor with this inexpensive and simple wall art idea!
Folding rulers, whether new or vintage, make for some pretty great decor–who knew? Get creative by making shapes or letters of all sizes. I like the small cluster of stars shown above, but your options are pretty endless. All you need are a few simple materials:
This fall, FabricDirect.com is sponsoring a series of fabric-based DIY projects on Curbly!
Eons* ago in design time, I gave this charity sale bistro chair a makeover. I painted the frame and re-upholstered the seat. I liked it for a while, and then I didn’t. The colors in the fabric were those that always look dirty. In this case, a dull yellow and green. The more I looked at them, the more they reminded me of…well, phlegm. Continue Reading
Think back to all those goofy candlesticks you saw the last time you were at the thrift store. Now think of all that ugly art you also saw. Now think about how they’d look turned into a pedestal table. Now think….oh forget it. Just look at this:
Yup, they’re the same items just given the once over thanks to some primer, spray paint and Gorilla Glue. For all the details, head on over to Richmond Thrifter.Continue Reading