Wooden Shipping Crate Toy Box

Corralling toys is always a struggle in our home.  It seems like the open topped chests work best for our kids to make a clean sweep quickly.  They can just toss their stuffed animals all into one, sports stuff in another, etc.  Old shipping crates with wheels make perfect toy boxes.  I found a free {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Ludlow Trunk Knock-Off

Sarah M. Dorsey Designs is back to show how to make a simple metal base for a table – using aluminum strips and rivets. This would be perfect to make a trunk or chest a little higher or if you have a top and need a simple base. For the past month or so I’ve been using my campaign chest as an end table in my living room. I loved the idea of it as a nightstand, but I prefer my nightstand about level with the mattress. Inspired by Pottery Barn’s Ludlow Trunk, adding a simple metal base, made it the perfect nightstand height!

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Wood Beach Banner

We love knock-offs here at IC.  Did you know I have another blog called Knock Off Décor where I feature two knock off projects a day?  If you have yet to hop over there today is as good as any of make it your knock-off inspiration place.  Today Kim from Sand & Sisal is back {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Cabinet {Knock-Off}

Every month on my local lifestyle show, Indy Style the viewers are challenged to submit projects that they would like me to revamp, reconstruct or remake.  (Are you local?  I need some more submissions!) This month’s pick was an outdated little wall shelf.  Mary submitted this and remembers it hanging on the wall of her {…Read More…}