Author: The Domestic Heart

  • How To Build a Pottery Barn Style Headboard

    How To Build a Pottery Barn Style Headboard

    If you’re looking for a way to save money on furnishing your home, one option is to build your own furniture. This can be a great way to get the look you want without spending a fortune. One project you can tackle is building a headboard. With some basic materials and a good plan, you […]

  • DIY Farmhouse Dining Table

    DIY Farmhouse Dining Table

    If you love the farmhouse look, then you’ll love this DIY farmhouse dining table. Pottery Barn had a similar piece for nearly $2,000, but I didn’t want to spend that much. The good thing is that it’s possible to build your own version for just a fraction of the cost. Woodworking might seem intimidating, but […]

  • Create a Copper Blue Patina on Almost Anything

    Create a Copper Blue Patina on Almost Anything

    A copper blue patina makes for a beautiful and surprising addition to many DIY projects. This unique finish can be applied to almost any surface, from metal to wood to glass. I used three types of paint for this DIY. You can seal it if you want, but if you want the aging look to […]

  • Cabinet Towel Bar

    Cabinet Towel Bar

    Have you ever wished for a paper towel holder that was easily within reach, instead of on the other side of the kitchen? Well, there’s an easy solution that can make your life a little bit simpler. Just install a towel bar below your kitchen sink! It’s the perfect spot for paper towels, and you’ll […]

  • Book Page Paper Pumpkin

    Book Page Paper Pumpkin

    There are few things more satisfying than creating something unique with your own two hands, am I right? If you’re looking for a fun and unusual DIY project, why not try making a pumpkin out of old book pages? It’s a perfect way to upcycle an old book that you no longer want, and it’s […]

  • Simple Vertical Kitchen Herb Garden

    Simple Vertical Kitchen Herb Garden

    If you love to cook with fresh herbs but don’t have the space for a traditional garden, a vertical herb garden is a great solution. Vertical herb gardens can be as simple as a few pots hung on a kitchen wall, or you can purchase a ready-made planter. Either way, vertical herb gardens are easy […]

  • Chalkboard Autumn Banner

    Chalkboard Autumn Banner

    As the leaves begin to change color and the days grow shorter, many of us start to feel a sense of anticipation for the warm comfort of autumn. One of the best things about this time of year is all the fun that can be had decorating for the season. One simple and stylish way […]