DIY Wine Cork Bulletin Board

Stay organized, eco-chic style with this cork board made from… corks!  This project is simple, functional, stylish and can be super inexpensive with a thrifted frame.  Start saving those wine corks, ask your friends to save them, and hit your local recycle center to see if they can hook you up with … [Read more...]

DIY Horizontal Succulent Planter Box Display

[pinit][pinit] Decorating with succulents is a top design trend that won't be going away!  That is why I am thrilled to share how we created this horizontal succulent garden placed above our double deck doors.  I took the easy way out and went with artificial plants, even though succulents are easy … [Read more...]

DIY Butcher’s Chart Cow Vintage Kitchen Art With Free Graphic

[pinit][pinit] Vintage kitchen art in the form of the butcher's beef chart is tops in the design world these days.  That is why I was thrilled to score a cookbook from 1898 with the perfect image for such a piece!  I scanned it in, cleaned it up in Photoshop and enlarged it to fit a 28 in x 14 in … [Read more...]

Reclaimed Wood Display Shelf For Upcycled Old Book Letters

[pinit][pinit] I am obsessed with old books, well old things in general, but when I saw these words from old book letters I was sold!  There is a cute store in Nashville called Island Cowgirl that we stumbled upon while looking for Archeology Antiques.  The couple just opened the store 12 days … [Read more...]

DIY Wine Bottle Craft Coat Rack

[pinit] [pinit] Scrap Wood Shelf With Wine Bottle Hooks This project involves building a simple shelf from scrap wood and adding cut wine bottle tops to act as “hooks”.  It is perfect for the entryway or mudroom, as the ultimate upcycle and conversation piece. MATERIALS - Scrap … [Read more...]

DIY Wedding Gift Art

Hello friends! It's Barbara from Chase the Star, as always elated to be here! It's wedding season! Whether you're planning a wedding or going as a guest, you can't deny that new nuptials are all around us. [pinit] [pinit] Although I'm already happily married, I am about to celebrate a … [Read more...]

DIY Tissue Paper Scripture Chalky Finish Wall Art

[pinit][pinit] On a recent trip to Michaels, I found Hazel and Ruby tissue paper that just had to come home with me.  It is big, comes in super cool prints and is perfect for decoupage projects.  I used it to make this scripture word art on reclaimed wood, with a stencil mask technique.  Today I … [Read more...]

DIY Welcome Sign From Reclaimed Wood

[pinit][pinit] Today's project is a DIY reclaimed wood sign, perfect for the front porch or entryway!  I was looking at my pile of scraps and before I knew it, I had this sign.  It works up quickly and gives the look of chalkboard, using Chalky Finish Paint from DecoArt. I won't bore you with … [Read more...]

Dollar Tree Pallet Wood Bathroom Organizer Tutorial

[pinit][pinit] Could you stand to be a little more organized in your bathroom?  I know I could.  I find organizing rather boring, unless I can combine it with creating a cool home decor accent.  Today I am sharing a project fitting that bill- a rustic, chalkboard reclaimed pallet wood bathroom … [Read more...]

Wood Pallet Burlap Monogram Sign DIY

[pinit][pinit] Today I am going to show you how to make a rustic monogram sign using recycled pallets and burlap!  This would be perfect on a front door, as mantel decor or wall art.  Not only that, but it is an eco-friendly way to decorate your house on the cheap. SUPPLIES: Shipping Pallet … [Read more...]