Category Archives: DIY or Buy

DIY or Buy a suitcase side table

Crafty folks: Dig out your power tools (yes!) and turn an old suitcase into the cutest table ever using this tutorial from Ruche.

Not-so-crafty folks: Don’t have the time to hunt around for the perfect vintage suitcase? Check out the mid century legs on this blue beauty from Salvage Love!

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diy or buy egg planters

Thank you so much for your sweet messages the other week – I’m feeling a whole lot better, so we’re back in business over here!

Crafty folks: Whipping up an Easter menu full of egg dishes? Save those shells and turn them into a mini garden with this easy DIY from Home Shoppe.

Not-so-crafty folks: If cleaning out slimy egg shells is not at the top of your to do list, these porcelain egg planters from Revisions Design are an adorable (and durable) alternative!

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diy or buy agate knobs

Crafty folks: Put your pretty rock collection on display by turning them into drawer knobs with this DIY tutorial from Casa Sugar.

Not-so-crafty folks: Pick up a polished agate handle set from West Elm to add instant natural beauty to your furniture!

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diy or buy a felt ball rug

Crafty folks: Have tireless sewing fingers and the patience of saint? Then go ahead and add this adorable felted ball rug tutorial from Mélimélo (this one from Catherine and Grace is also great) to your crafting list! The method of sewing each ball together looks far too complicated to me, but it’s nothing a little super glue can’t fix, amirite?

Not-so-crafty folks: If you want all the cheerful felted ball goodness without the pain, then this pick by Happy As Larry, via Amazon is for you!

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DIY or Buy heart shaped cutting board

Crafty folks: Put on your safety glasses and break out the power tools (yippee!!) to create this adorable heart shaped cutting board from Henry Happened.

Not-so-crafty folks: Rather fond of having all your fingers? Do it the jig saw-free way with these olive wood beauties over at Not On The High Street. They’re even ethically sourced and produced!

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DIY or buy sequin heart shoe clips

Crafty folks: Follow this easy tutorial from ModCloth, and your shoes will be all suited up for Valentine’s Day in no time!

Not-so-crafty folks: Add instant sparkliness to any outfit with these sequin heart shoe clips from ban.do. Oooh shiny!

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