Easy DIY: Jewelry Tree

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So I needed a jewelry tree, but I couldn’t find any that I liked. At the very least the ones that I really liked came with a very high price tag. And let’s be honest – I like a good Saturday morning project. So here’s what I came up with: I’ll do my best to … Continue reading

IKEA makeover: Lindved Repainted

I’m blessed/cursed with living 5 minutes from Ikea. Blessed because it’s convenient & relatively inexpensive. Cursed because they’ve made it so easy for me to spend money there. What makes Ikea so widely appealing to so many people is that the overall aesthetic of Ikea is fairly clean and unfussy. This makes Ikea a bit … Continue reading

Dollar Store Craft: Quote/Lyric Art Piece

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Another DIY that doesn’t need too much explanation. I’m always struggling to fill the blanks wall of my apartment without breaking the bank. Couple weeks ago I strolled into the Dollar Store with no agenda. $3 and 20 minutes later I walked out with 1 foam core poster board and 2 packages of letter stickers (one … Continue reading

Renter-approved: Electrical Tape Pin-striping

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Once again – I’m left to find creative solutions for dealing with the fact that I live in an apartment, can’t make permanent changes, can’t put holes in the wall and can’t paint the walls. Everything needs to be easily removable, leaving the walls damage free. I realized that electrical tape has a couple of interesting … Continue reading

IKEA Half-hack: Trivet Cork Boards

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My small office nook needed some colorful whimsy on the wall. $6 in trivets (Ikea, of course) and some paint gave me these little beauties: Just a little paint & these: Become these: I will say, they totally make me smile. Rachel | rejpInteriors.com

IKEA Half-hack: Work/Craft Table

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So I needed a worktable for my office/craft space. Let’s jump ahead; here’s what I came up with: Per usual, I did not want to go out to get something completely new but I also had a couple of requirements. I wanted it to be something I could stand at comfortably. I wanted it to … Continue reading

Dollar Store Craft: Push Pin Art

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This DIY doesn’t really need too much explanation. Let me just say, I’m a huge fan of DIY decor on the cheap! Sometimes I go to the dollar store, just to challenge myself to find something creative to do with my day. Sundays are usually that day. Oh Lazy Sundays! There’s just so much temptation … Continue reading

Easy Sew Project: Throw Pillow Cases

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I had a number of inexpensive pillows kicking around the living room. They did their job, were all solid colored, but unfortunately the material was a lint magnet. This drove me nuts. Plus, I wanted to be able to easily wash the pillows when necessary. So I figured I’d make some pillow cases. I’ve been … Continue reading

Furniture Makeover: Kitchen Table

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My hand-me-down kitchen table needed a face-lift. Inspiration was easy: I love those giant spoons and forks as kitchen decor. Supplies. I sanded down the table. Then I drew out my shapes. I taped out my shapes. Painted. After complete drying, I removed the tape. Voila! Rachel | rejpInteriors.com

IKEA Hack: Reclaimed Lerberg Etagere

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After rearranging my living room, my 2 IKEA Lerberg shelf units were inadequately sized for the space. I really didn’t want to buy something new or drop the cash on the units I really liked. Thus my Reclaimed Lerberg Etagere was born! This hack couldn’t be simpler. In fact, I’m convinced I’m not the first … Continue reading