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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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    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    1. Sputnik Chandelier

    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

    thompsonfamily.typepad.com

    Authentic Version: $200

    DIY Version: $50

    Get the directions at Thompson Family.

    4. Neutra Modern House Numbers

    curbly.com

    Authentic Version: $27 each

    DIY Version: $5 each

    Get the directions at Curb.ly.

    5. George Nelson Asterisk Clock

    curbly.com

    Authentic Version: $350

    DIY Version: $10

    Get the directions at Curb.ly.

    6. Akari Lamp

    manmadediy.com

    Authentic Version: $100

    DIY Version: $25

    Get the directions at Man Made Daily.

    7. Starburst Mirror

    sarahhearts.com

    Authentic Version: $500

    DIY Version: <$40

    Get the directions at Sarah Hearts.

    8. George Nelson Ball Clock

    apartmenttherapy.com

    Authentic Version: $400+

    DIY Version: $30

    Get the directions at Apartment Therapy.

    9. Starburst Cocktail Glasses

    palmspringsstyle.com

    Authentic Version: $20+

    DIY Version: ~$10

    Get the directions at Palm Springs Style.

    10. Artichoke Lamp

    designandpaper.com

    Authentic Version: $9,740

    DIY Version: ~$25

    Get the directions from Design and Paper.

    11. Bullet Planters

    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

    1stdibs.com

    Original Version: $5,000+

    DIY Version: $110

    Get the instructions at Old Brand New.

    14. Herman Miller Nelson Bench

    eastcoastcreativeblog.com

    Authentic Version: $950

    DIY Version: $140

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

    15. Ruspan Leather Bench

    woodandfaulk.com

    Authentic Version: $400

    DIY Version: ~$40

    Get the directions at Wood & Faulk.

    16. Milo Baughman-Style Table

    yesspaces.com

    Authentic Version: $1,500

    DIY Version: $50

    Instructions at Yes Spaces.

    17. Arnoult-Style Swing Bench

    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

    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

    ehow.com

    Authentic Version: $250

    DIY Version: ~$30

    Get the directions at eHow.

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