Category: DIY Home

Bed Turned Into Bench

Chalk Painted Bed Turned Into Bench

This project has Chalk Paint®, upcycling, repurposing and uniqueness, all rolled into one. The frame of a twin bed turned into a bench. I’ve seen a few of these before, … Read More

How To Make A Milk Crate Ottoman

How To Make A Milk Crate Ottoman

If you are looking for a unique living or family room decor idea that will easily fit into any budget, I have a beauty for you here. Follow this incredibly … Read More

Make Your Own Rustic Herb Crates

Make Your Own Rustic Herb Crates

Getting your hands on vintage herb crates is not super easy or cheap. But, if you are a crate freak like me, then these are a must have. I have … Read More

DIY Retro Lego Table

DIY Retro Lego Table

Ingenious idea! These retro coffee/end tables can be found in thrift shops for peanuts. You often can find them just given away at garage sales or “curb alerts”. I see … Read More

How To Make Vintage Storage Crates

How To Make Vintage Storage Crates

Wooden crates are all the rage right now and trying to get your hands on them can be tricky! You can purchase smaller ones through retailers such as Home Depot … Read More

How To Make Fabric Wallpaper Inserts

How To Make Fabric Wallpaper Inserts

Here is a look that is becoming more and more popular in the “shabby chic” niche – fabric toile, aka fabric wallpaper. Typically toile is applied to a piece of … Read More

How To Use Chalk Paint

How to Use Chalk Paint®

Quite a few of my posts and ideas here at Crafty Frugalista have showcased items refinished with Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint®. This almost miracle paint allows anyone to paint furniture, … Read More

1800 Dresser Renewal

1800′s Dresser Renewal

While some people would consider painting an antique a horrid idea, the owner of this once beautiful 1800′s dresser did just that. Her reasoning makes sense – at least to … Read More