Transformed :: Wood & Leather Suspended Shelf

Claire here! And today I’m bringing you a DIY project that’s so simple, I’m wondering why I didn’t attempt it sooner. I don’t know if you have ever seen this beautiful piece by Lightly, but my friend showed it to me and I fell in love — the clean lines, unfinished materials, and simple design make it… read more

Transformed :: Copper Pipe Wall Sconce

Hi, my name is Claire, and I’m a lighting addict.  If there’s one home accessory I can’t get enough of, it’s a good light fixture… but of course, this addiction often comes at the expense of my poor wallet. Today’s fun and seriously easy project will add interest to any room that’s needing some extra light. The swiveling… read more

Transformed :: Take a Seat

Claire here, and if the warm weather is inspiring you to get outdoors and be creative, this cheery DIY project is for you. It’s a bit more involved than my gold brick bookends from last month, but the end result is one that’ll totally transform an entryway or cozy nook in your house. Two weeks ago… read more

Transformed :: Benched

This time of year, I’ll find any and every excuse to create a DIY that can be enjoyed outdoors. There’s nothing I love more than cozying up in the sun with a thrilling book, so I felt instantly inspired when Chanel suggested I make a bench for a backyard seating solution that’s perfect for just… read more

Transformed :: Metallic Brick Bookends

Remember two weeks ago when I asked for opinions on which bookends I should DIY at home? Well, I wasn’t completely surprised to see an almost unanimous vote in both the comments and on twitter for the gold bricks. For my project, I took inspiration from the elements you all loved about those book ends, then… read more

Transformed :: End of Story

One of my favorite parts of personalizing my home is dressing my shelves with knick knacks and beautiful books. A carefully curated shelf can be a work of art in itself, telling stories of travels, interests and aspirations. And what better way to finish off a bookshelf than with substantial bookends? As I began to… read more

Transformed :: Leather iPad Wrap

Claire here, and I’m so excited to show you all what I’ve been up to for the last two weeks! When I asked for your opinions on which iPad case you’d prefer to see reinvented, option #2 seemed to be the favored case… so I settled on a design that’s similarly natural and masculine feeling, and made out… read more

Transformed :: Ipad Case

Who else has spent some time lusting over the plethora of iPad cases out there…but when it comes to actually purchasing one, can’t quite bring yourself to fork over the cash? While pouring over Pinterest recently, it dawned on me how simple it would be to craft my own! I’ve narrowed down my favorite designs to… read more

Transformed :: Painted Pouf

Claire here, and I couldn’t be more excited to present to you all my latest project! Two weeks ago I asked for your suggestions on which pouf I should make, and though I loved them all, I took little bits of inspiration from each one to create a design that’s truly original and unique. After some trial… read more

Transformed :: POUF!

It’s not often that I find time to kick back and relax, but when I do, I like to do it right. Because my charming little home boasts a proportionately tiny living room, I opt not to have a coffee table — which makes for a terrific space-saver, but in turn makes propping my feet… read more