Somehow I stumbled upon some super cute Jimmy Choo leather coffee cup holders that sell for a mere $165. Can anyone please explain why anyone would need a $165 coffee holder? The design seemed simple enough, and I got inspired to try my hand at making coffee holders. After a trip to a local fabric warehouse, I returned home with yellow vinyl, silver vinyl, and gold leather. Continue reading
I saw these cute silver cups from Pottery Barn, but didn’t think they were worth $24. Oh, Pottery Barn, why must you tease me so? I thought they would make a great DIY. How hard can it be to jazz up a silver cup? Well, save on crafts saved me the hassle. These mint julep cups are $8 each, or $7.50 each when you buy 4. What a deal! Now, I just have to figure out how to engrave – or use stickers perhaps?
With New Year’s right around the corner, I am featuring inspiration from these Kate Spade dishes that would be perfect for New Year’s Eve. I’ve seen some buzz in the blogoshpere about how wonderful these dishes are. Well, aren’t they? However, at a Kate Spade price tag, I will definitely not be making this purchase anytime soon. There are a few people who share this sentiment, and have used this pattern to inspire other projects. Here are a few that I found. Continue reading
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I saw these candles in a Pottery Barn catalog a few weeks back. I immediately wanted to get them for my mom, but wasn’t willing to pay Pottery Barn prices for something so simple. What a perfect homemade present idea! Continue reading