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Great Ideas — Decorating Solutions

Cha Cha turned her living room into a school room and made this beautiful school desk out of an old table @ Sit Relax and Read
This Total Kitchen Transformation is.. WOW! You won’t believe the before pictures. Talk about a decorating win @ Odd Girl Out
Add charm and interest to a boring CEILING by stenciling it – wow! @ Not JUST a Housewife

This $250 Kitchen metamorphosis will blow you away @ Pretty Lil’ Posies
Beautiful Cabinet Transformation @ The Hanlon Family
Add some Cottage Charm to your kitchen with a Board and Batten Backsplash @ My Repurposed Life
Spice up a plain wall with Wooden Skewer Sunburst Art @ Under The Table and Dreaming
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Recreate an old stereo cabinet into a Modern, Focal Point with Mirrors @ Vintage Revivals
 Turn an old window into a Stylish Memo Board @ Sugar Bee — Craft Edition
 Transform vases into Cool Pendant Lights @ Lilliedale
 Add a little whimsy to a boring room with a Chalkboard Window Wall @ inspired by charm
Turn two Anthropologie napkins into a Remote Control Organizer @ Let’s go Fly a Kite
Camouflage a decorating dilemma by making Beautiful Curtains @ My Life as Prose 
 Courtney recovered her chair and organized her craft room with Michael’s dollar section colorful bins @ A Diamond in the Stuff
 If you have a narrow space, make a Tromp L’Oeil Clock @ Cottage Hill
Turn old cupboard doors into Interchangeable Picture Holders @ Thrifty Decorating
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Tame your Desk Clutter with a Command Station @ {A Home Made by Kiki}
Transform an outdated mirrored sliding door into a stylish statement @ My 3 Monsters
Turn a 1970’s outdated desk into a Modern Jewelry Spot @ Senseless Sophistication
 Update an old bathroom by adding a Focal Tile Wall @ First Home Makeover
Turn an old metal desk into a Child’s Art Station @ Tattered and Inked
And there is so much more creativity going on over at the Weekend Wrap Up Party this week. I love seeing all of the ideas. Link up YOUR ideas and enter to win a Beautiful Necklace and notebook of your choice from:
Good Works
a beautiful shop specializing in jewelry and stationary of faith.

Another Great Ideas feature post is coming up tonight!!! 


  1. very inspirational! I love looking at before and after pictures!
    Activities for kids

  2. Thanks so much for featuring my kids art desk! Being on your blog makes me all giddy :) Love all the beautiful features!

  3. Faith Like Potatoes says:

    loved all of them!!

  4. Emily@SENSELESSsophistication says:

    Jen! Thanks so much for featuring my little vanity table!! You have no idea how honored I feel! These are all INCREDIBLE ideas…I feel like my mind is going a mile a minute trying to figure out how to incorporate all the projects in my house!!! Thank you again and again!!!!!!!!!

  5. Kristen @ ladybug-blessings.com says:

    that ceiling looks AMAZING!!

  6. thanks for the feature, jen!! i'm a little giddy, since you're a rockstar blogger and all :)

    thanks again :)

  7. Jen. I hope you know how I feel about you. I heart you. And I heart your wonderful and ever so inspiring blog.

    Thanks for adding my glass tiles to your "Great Ideas" post. You freakin' rock!

  8. Dear Lillie says:

    Love everything but I have to say that stenciled ceiling is my favorite – it is absolutely FABULOUS!!!!

  9. Peppermint Plum says:

    That stenciled ceiling is fabulous!

  10. Courtney @ A Diamond in the Stuff says:

    Thanks for the feature Jen, your awesome!!!

  11. Daydream Believer says:

    What a fab roundup! So many inspiring rooms! Makes me want to head to Home Depot for some paint! 😉

  12. Thank You so much Jen for featuring my desk. It is an honor. I hear a rumor that you will be at Blissdom, me to–hope to say hi.

    Cha Cha

  13. ~The Bargain Babe says:

    Ooh I am jealous of the awesome ceiling!

  14. shannon i olson says:

    love the old cupboard door photo frames! great look

  15. Jen, great features this week – looking forward to checking them out! Oh there are too many great projects out there that I want to do….and too little time! :) Hope you're having a great weekend….Lisa

  16. Thanks for the feature! we worked so hard, it is great to see others like it! i love that desk idea, too!

  17. taradaramadeit says:

    These are great!!!! I love all the kitchens!!! … and everything else, too!

  18. Ashley @ Little Miss Momma says:

    All amazing ideas and super inspiring! I am drooling over those kitchens!

  19. mr. pineapple man says:

    everything looks so chic and beautiful!

  20. Jennifer @ Studio JRU says:

    Wow… that is a serious list of beautiful inspiration!! Love the ideas! :)

  21. Whatever Dee-Dee wants says:

    I in awe of that cute school desk that cha cha made!

  22. This post is exactly what I needed to read! Organization is big on my list this year!



  23. gail@myrepurposedlife.net says:

    thanks so much for featuring my ez pz board & batten backsplash! Great party, terrific projects galore!

  24. Thanks for the feature! You made my day :)

  25. Thanks for the feature! It makes me feel "famous" when you feature my blog! Have a wonderful weekend!

  26. Michelleesque says:

    I love this post! The stenciled ceiling, mirror sliding door and the mirror against the tiled bathroom wall are all too amazing!

  27. Michael - Innkeeper says:

    thank you soooo much for the shout out!! i just love tatertotsandjello!! :)

  28. I feel so honored to have my pendant lights featured, thanks for giving me a non crazy reason to dance around my living room :)

  29. Sam from Hundy and Undy says:

    Holy cow. I just became seriously overwhelmed with all of the easy diy decorating I'm NOT doing with my own space! haha These are all amazing! The one that sticks out the most is the damask ceiling. That is so unique. I love it.


  30. Amazing! I love that you spotlight these transformations for us. They are inspiring!!

  31. amyg @ My 3 Monsters says:

    Thanks for featuring my closet doors! It's always an honor to be on YOUR blog!! I'm loving all the decorating solutions this week. Have a great weekend.

  32. Blessed Mommy of 2 says:

    Wow, thanks for the feature =) Honored to be mentioned with the other projects. They are all great!