Here I am again babbling on about cost effective DIY projects and this time it’s the turn of the magazine rack/vinyl holder. I am particularly proud of this one because I feel that the finished product could happily mingle with fancy homewares in the likes of Anthropologie, Oliver Bonas and West Elm, it would totally fit in. In fact, I’m just going to throw it out there that this is my favourite DIY project to date.
I’m an avid user of Pinterest and after stumbling upon wire signs on a pin board I immediately fell in love.
I was directed to the Anthropologie website where unfortunately they were completely out of stock. My jaw dropped and for a moment I was gutted but then I thought why not give it a go myself. That way I can create something more personal like my favourite lyrics, a quote that inspires me or even something basic like ‘Welcome’.
That’s the beauty of DIY; you see something inspiring and then you put your own spin on it. If you were to create your own wire sign, what would it say?
Ever since I created my decoupage table it has become a beautiful centre piece in our living room. Believe it or not the original table I purchased for this D.I.Y only cost me £5! It was originally meant to be £10 but I fluttered my eyelashes and pointed out a large scratch along the surface. So always try to barter when purchasing second hand furniture, because you never know- you could bag a complete bargain. An added bonus was that I could use the pennies I had saved to buy some floral craft paper from Paperchase for my chosen design.