Carved Wood Rosette Wall Décor

carved wood medallions

Nancy from Artsy Chicks Rule was inspired when she came across some intricately carved wood medallions from Ballard Designs. She says, “What didn’t inspire me too much….was the price.” So Nancy made her own using inexpensive rosettes she found on Amazon. Nancy mounted each rosette on a piece of wood and then painted them with [...Read More]

Jack-O-Lantern Chandelier Shades

jack o lantern chandelier covers

While Cynthia from Clockwork Interiors loves Halloween, she says, “I’m just not willing to spend a lot of money on something I will only enjoy for a couple of weeks out of the year.” Thus, the reason she was torn when she came across jack-o-lantern chandelier shades that retail for $18 each. It just so [...Read More]

Family Name Wall Plaque

ballard inspired family sign

Pamela at From My Front Porch to Yours was inspired by Ballard’s Pruvost Plaque and knew she wanted to put her own spin on the popular sign. While Ballard’s sign recreates one that once hung above a sweet shop, Pamela added a personal touch by making hers a family sign that reads, “The Finch Family [...Read More]

“BAR” Monogram Wall Décor

ballard inspired monogram art

About a year ago Jeanette from Snazzy Little Things scored 25 coffered ceiling tiles at her local Restore for only $1 a piece. While she had hoped to send the message to her hubs that she wanted a coffered ceiling in the basement, the collection of tiles sat and sat. Eventually, Jeanette decided to turn [...Read More]

Stenciled Dog Toy Storage Basket

stenciled dog toy storage

Kathleen of Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} recently got a new puppy – and all the toys that come with it! She knew the moment she  saw a hemp dog toy storage basket from Ballard, she could make it herself for much less. Kathleen already had burlap buckets she had recently picked up for a [...Read More]

Stenciled Antler Doormat for an Outdoorsy Dad

antler stenciled doormat

Georgia & Daughter set out to replicate a pricey doormat from Ballard for Dad’s birthday. They say, “Dad is an avid outdoors man and this will fit perfectly on his back porch where he sits every night watching the backyard wildlife.” The mother-daughter duo simply printed a deer head image, cut it out, taped it [...Read More]

Chalk Paint Urn with Metallic Glaze

Ballard-inspired-topiary-urn-with-metallic-feel

Ballard Designs is known for their pretty topiaries with perfectly weathered pots. When Sara from Major Hoff Takes a Wife was searching for inspiration for a sad little urn she had from the thrift store, she immediately thought of those signature Ballard items. Sara whipped out her Annie Sloan chalk paint and metallic glaze and [...Read More]

Wood Shim Sunburst Mirror

sunburst mirror tutorial

Hayley from Grey House Harbor loves a good knockoff AND a pretty mirror. She says, “I adore they way they instantly lighten and brighten any space. Sunburst (or starburst) mirrors have been en vogue for a few years now and the trend isn’t fading. But they can cost some serious coin.” Hayley knew this was [...Read More]