$1.00 DIY Industrial Farmhouse Metal Shelf Brackets

Welcome back, friends! Today’s post is special because we get to share our first YouTube tutorial! Jason and I recently made a Ballard Designs inspired shutter shelf and needed metal shelf brackets to complete the project. We couldn’t find anything like our inspiration picture in the store. Etsy has similar ones but they’re at least $12.00 per shelf bracket plus shipping. So, to improvise, we made our own industrial farmhouse metal shelf brackets from flat steel

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Catalog Copycat: Ballard Designs Inspired Shutter Shelf

A funny thing happened while my husband, Jason, and I were sitting on the couch last week watching Fixer Upper. During a commercial, Jason starts flipping through the latest Ballard Designs catalog. He sees their shutter shelf for $259.00, looks at me and says, “We could totally make that out of those shutters in the garage.”  He gets all the heart eyes when he comes up with spontaneous projects like that. 😍😍😍 So, we paused the show,

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Cheap and Easy DIY Wooden Poster Hangers

You like simple, right? When I say simple, I mean minimal DIY skills needed. And after Christmas shopping has wiped out the bank account, cheap is a huge plus too. In this post, I’ll be showing you how to make simple and inexpensive wooden poster hangers, like the ones I used in Taylor’s rustic & industrial bedroom. I’ll also be sharing where I found some black and white maps on Etsy that are almost identical

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Restoration Hardware Knock Off Balustrade Coffee Table

After living with our small and wobbly coffee table for the last ten years, it was time for something more substantial and beefier. I’m thrilled with how our new coffee table turned out and even more happy that I was able to build it myself for $50.00 in materials. Most of the wood I used for this project was given to us by a friend.  I’ve already proclaimed my love for Restoration Hardware knock offs

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Pottery Barn Knock Off Sign With a Twist of Lime

The board and batten hallway project is coming right along! I have to take a three day break from it all since I’ll be working (my real job that brings home the bacon) this weekend. So far, I can check off the list the new knobs, lighting and grass cloth wallpaper. How did that go? Let’s just say, I’m definitely not qualified to give any sort of tutorial on hanging wallpaper. Thank goodness the hardest

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Wisteria Catalog Inspired Chalkboard Place Cards

So, I was all gung-ho about starting my Organization Revolution project in the kitchen this week. I got to the very end where I needed to print my labels and my plan came to a screeching halt. As luck would have it, my printer stopped working. Organization-for-under-my-kitchen-sink…mission accomplished. Blog post with pretty pictures…mission failed. Instead, I’m moving on to plan B and sharing a tutorial I did as a guest for Traci at Beneath My

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Rivets for the Restoration Hardware Inspired Cabinet {A Tutorial}

As promised, I’m giving you a quick how-to on the faux rivets I used for the industrial cabinet that I painted in the boys’ room. I’ve also been working on a special project for Thistlewood Farm’s Fall For Spray Paint Party. It’s two tutorials in one so I hope you come back tomorrow to see what I linked up. It was well worth ruining my manicure.To make the faux rivets, you will need domed upholstery

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Faux Aged Steel Ikea Cabinet Inspired By Restoration Hardware

    Restoration Hardware…oh, how I adore thee. You are so rugged, yet refined. You showed up on my door step again the other day. As I gazed into the pages of your catalog and admired your industrial awesomeness, I was once again reminded that you’re so out of my league. I am but a poor girl from the wrong side of the tracks. I couldn’t help but be saddened by the fact that you

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Restoration Hardware Inspired Industrial Pendant Light…Uncaged

    Some call it cheap, but frugal sounds so much more complimentary. I am quite stubborn when it comes to parting with my money. I also like the challenge of finding something that I really like and then figuring out how to do it myself. Sometimes it causes more undue stress in my life than necessary, but most times it is well worth the effort. I needed to find something to replace the bare

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