Creative Reader Projects No. 186: Inspiring Decor, Crafts, Makeovers, & Recipes

Creative Reader Projects No. 186: Inspiring Decor, Crafts, Makeovers, & Recipes

Happy Friday my friends – tgif! I’m looking forward to an easy weekend – you know, the ones without any actual plans. Those sometimes turn out to be the best.

I do have some inspirational eye candy to share – there is over 50 creative reader projects below.
Special thanks to everyone who takes the time to link up and
especially those to actually link back to the party – It’s much appreciated!

Pottery Barn Inspired Refreshments Sign {made from a front door kick plate} Submitted by
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Vintage Window Photo Art {decorating with photos} Submitted by
Picture Gallery Wall Submitted by
Rustic Scrap Wood Number Wall Art Submitted by
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Book Page Flower Wall Decor Submitted by
Ikea Trofast Lego Table Submitted by
Gretchen at Boxy Colonial
Painted File Cabinet Makeover Submitted by
Painted Ikea Racing Strip Dresser Submitted by
Brittany at Smart Girl Style
INdustrial Vintage TV Stand,
Vintage Industrial TV Stand Makeover Submitted by
Dining Room Chair Reupholstering Makeovers Submitted by
Reupholstered Swivel Rocking Chair Submitted by
Brandy at Gluesticks
36/365 the little {tribal} foot stool that could #365project #diy #blog
Hand Painted Tribal Art Ottoman Submitted by
Mini Mudroom Floating Bench Submitted by
Laundry Room Reveal Submitted by
Dee Dee at Clover House
Lighting Details
Master Bedroom Makeover Submitted by
Tracy at SoulStyle
Finished DIY Headboard!
DIY Bedroom Headboard Submitted by
Free Bedroom Art Prints {with link to many more printables} Submitted by
Gretchen at Boxy Colonial
White Master Bedroom Makeover Submitted by
Published House Tour Feature Submitted by
Staining Oak Cabinets Submitted by
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Open Wood Backed Cabinets Submitted by
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Wallpapered Kitchen Cabinet Interiors Submitted by
Heather at Southern Abbey
No Sew Tied On Window Valances – Two Ways Submitted by
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Girls Bedroom Makeover Reveal Submitted by
Melissa at Daisy Mae Belle
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Wrapped Ribbon Lamp Shade Update Submitted by
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Lego Ikea Lamp Update Submitted by
Lessons to Teach Kids About Money and Stock Gifts Submitted by
Vending Machine Random Act of Kindness Submitted by
Add a Measuring Tape to Your Craft Table Submitted by
Easy Ribbon Organization Submitted by
Rhonda at The Messy Roost
Fun Mustache Hangers Submitted by
Simple Drawstring Tote Tutorial Submitted by
Marissa at Raegun Ramblings
Rice Filled “Fix-it Fox” Boo Boo Pack Submitted by
Magnetic Baking Cookie Sheet Boards Submitted by
Peanut Butter and Jelly Game Submitted by
Cheap & Easy DIY Bird Feeder
Easy Upcycled Paper Roll Bird Feeder Submitted by
Kimberly at Allons-y Kimberly
Basketball Cookie Truffles {net made from an upcycled fruit bag} Submitted by
Homemade Cream Puffs Submitted by
Almond Joy Cheesecake Submitted by
Easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Danishes {made with refrigerated cresent rolls} Submitted by
Marissa at Raegun Rambings
Taffy Apple Tart Submitted by
baked cinnamon sugar churro crisps with hot fudge sauce at
Churro Crisps {made from tortillas} & Hot Fudge Dipping Sauce Submitted by
Chocolate Dipped Potato Chips with Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce Submitted by
Lady Behind The Curtain - Orange Dream Puppy Chow
Orange Dream Puppy Chow Party Mix Submitted by
Cookies and Cream Popcorn Submitted by
Homemade Caramel Corn Popcorn Submitted by
Brandy at Gluesticks
Thin Mints - The First Year Blog #HomemadeThinMints
Girl Scout Inspired Thin Mints Submitted by
Make-Ahead Honey Vanilla Parfaits
Make Ahead Honey Vanilla Parfaits Submitted by
Berry Breakfast Taco with Yogurt Glaze Submitted by
Jodie at
Fig & Walnut Energy Bites
Fig & Walnut Energy Bites Submitted by
Nicole at Wonky Wonderful
Crispy Cheesy Quinoa Bites Submitted by
Roasted Cauliflower Poppers Submitted by
Tried and True Perfect Pot Roast Recipe Submitted by
Homemade Lemon Sugar Cubes Submitted by
Carolyn at Homework
If your project was featured today feel free to grab a button if you like
 Have a fabulous weekend – enjoy.


  1. Thanks so much for the feature!

  2. Thanks so much for featuring me! so many great ones here…some I’ve seen and some I missed…I think I need that lego lamp to go with my table! have a great weekend 🙂

  3. Stephanie – thank you SO so much for featuring my churro crisps! They were a huge (and easy!) hit at our house, so I’m so glad you like them!

  4. Thank you, Stephanie, for featuring my number sampler among all the other great projects! It was a very nice surprise. Lesa

  5. Thank you for showing off my painted file cabinet! So many great projects on here…I am inspired!
    Anne @

  6. Thank you so much Stephanie for featuring a couple of my projects. I am loving that chevron bag too…headed over to her blog now. Thank you!

  7. Thank you so much for the feature – I just love looking at the compilation you put together every week!

  8. I love so many of these ideas. Thanks to Twitter for leading me here!

  9. Wow, how fun Stephanie! Thanks for featuring my homemade thin mint recipe!
    Beth @ The First Year Blog

  10. Thanks a bunch for featuring my Fig & Walnut Energy Bites! Have a beautiful weekend 🙂

  11. Wow, a lot of excellent stuff here! Thanks for sharing!

  12. Thank you so much for the feature and for always hosting a great party.

  13. Thank you for featuring my lego lamp project! I’m amazed at all the great projects your readers are creating 😉

  14. oh Stephanie! thank YOU so much for featuring my basketballs! i love how you have so many wonderful features 🙂 you bring a lot of smiles to a lot of people! :>D

  15. Thank you so much for featuring our Laundry Room Reveal! This week’s features are such a wonderful collection. Now I’m off to visit some of them! 🙂

  16. Thanks for featuring my magazine feature. 🙂 And thanks so much for taking time to go through all the posts and choosing some favorites!!

  17. Thanks for featuring my Orange Dream Puppy Chow and for hosting such a great party. I hope you have a GREAT week! ~Sheryl @ Lady Behind The Curtain~

  18. Thanks so much for featuring my mini mudroom’s floating bench. Love all the great projects here. Have a wonderful week. 🙂

  19. Thank you for featuring my PB&J Game!

  20. I love that you have so MANY features with so much inspiration. Great party! Blessings, Patti


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