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19 Mid-Century Modern DIYs That Will Save You Tons Of Money

Modern look, old-fashioned savings.

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1. Sputnik Chandelier

Authentic Version: $1,500+DIY Version: $100Get the directions at Little Green Notebook.
littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

Authentic Version: $1,500+

DIY Version: $100

Get the directions at Little Green Notebook.

2. Catherine Holm-Style Candleholders

Authentic Version: $50+

DIY Version: <$10

Get the directions at How About Orange.

3. Eames Hang-It-All

Authentic Version: $200DIY Version: $50 Get the directions at Thompson Family.
thompsonfamily.typepad.com

Authentic Version: $200

DIY Version: $50

Get the directions at Thompson Family.

4. Neutra Modern House Numbers

Authentic Version: $27 eachDIY Version: $5 eachGet the directions at Curb.ly.
curbly.com

Authentic Version: $27 each

DIY Version: $5 each

Get the directions at Curb.ly.

5. George Nelson Asterisk Clock

Authentic Version: $350DIY Version: $10Get the directions at Curb.ly.
curbly.com

Authentic Version: $350

DIY Version: $10

Get the directions at Curb.ly.

6. Akari Lamp

Authentic Version: $100DIY Version: $25Get the directions at Man Made Daily.
manmadediy.com

Authentic Version: $100

DIY Version: $25

Get the directions at Man Made Daily.

7. Starburst Mirror

Authentic Version: $500DIY Version: &lt;$40Get the directions at Sarah Hearts.
sarahhearts.com

Authentic Version: $500

DIY Version: <$40

Get the directions at Sarah Hearts.

8. George Nelson Ball Clock

Authentic Version: $400+DIY Version: $30Get the directions at Apartment Therapy.
apartmenttherapy.com

Authentic Version: $400+

DIY Version: $30

Get the directions at Apartment Therapy.

9. Starburst Cocktail Glasses

Authentic Version: $20+DIY Version: ~$10Get the directions at Palm Springs Style.
palmspringsstyle.com

Authentic Version: $20+

DIY Version: ~$10

Get the directions at Palm Springs Style.

10. Artichoke Lamp

Authentic Version: $9,740DIY Version: ~$25Get the directions from Design and Paper.
designandpaper.com

Authentic Version: $9,740

DIY Version: ~$25

Get the directions from Design and Paper.

11. Bullet Planters

Authentic Version: $155DIY Version: ~$50Get the directions at Sugar and Cloth.
sugarandcloth.com

Authentic Version: $155

DIY Version: ~$50

Get the directions at Sugar and Cloth.

12. Eames Dot Mobile

Original Pillow Version: $150

DIY Version: ~$20

Get the directions at Facing North with Gracia.

13. Danish Modern Desk Unit

Original Version: $5,000+DIY Version: $110Get the instructions at Old Brand New.
1stdibs.com

Original Version: $5,000+

DIY Version: $110

Get the instructions at Old Brand New.

14. Herman Miller Nelson Bench

Authentic Version: $950DIY Version: $140Get the directions at East Coast Creative. (Some power tools required.)
eastcoastcreativeblog.com

Authentic Version: $950

DIY Version: $140

Get the directions at East Coast Creative. (Some power tools required.)

15. Ruspan Leather Bench

Authentic Version: $400DIY Version: ~$40Get the directions at Wood &amp; Faulk.
woodandfaulk.com

Authentic Version: $400

DIY Version: ~$40

Get the directions at Wood & Faulk.

16. Milo Baughman-Style Table

Authentic Version: $1,500DIY Version: $50Instructions at Yes Spaces.
yesspaces.com

Authentic Version: $1,500

DIY Version: $50

Instructions at Yes Spaces.

17. Arnoult-Style Swing Bench

Authentic Version: $2,500+DIY Version: ~$60 plus cost of leather or old sofaGet the directions at Vintage Revivals.
vintagerevivals.com

Authentic Version: $2,500+

DIY Version: ~$60 plus cost of leather or old sofa

Get the directions at Vintage Revivals.

18. Brass Globe Stilnovo Chandalier

Authentic Version: $40,000 (😐)DIY Version: MUCH less than that. Get the directions at Little Green Notebook. Basic electrical skills required.
littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

Authentic Version: $40,000 (😐)

DIY Version: MUCH less than that.

Get the directions at Little Green Notebook. Basic electrical skills required.

19. Paul McCobb Wine Rack

Authentic Version: $250DIY Version: ~$30Get the directions at eHow.
ehow.com

Authentic Version: $250

DIY Version: ~$30

Get the directions at eHow.

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