Beverage Tags for Entertaining

From Easter to Mother’s Day to baby and bridal showers, spring is full of occasions to celebrate! If you are planning to host a get-together, you will love these beverage tags Denise of Be My Guest made after being inspired by Ballard Designs. Like Denise says, they certainly won’t break the bank at $15, but […Read More]

French Stool from Scrap Wood

Cher-Ann of Designs by Studio C spotted the cutest stool in the Ballard Designs catalog and knew she could make a similar one for a fraction of the cost. Cher-Ann shares at Domestically Speaking how she did just that using scrap wood and chalk paint. The stool is the perfect size to move around as […Read More]

Curved Wood Headboard

Tricia from Little Cottage on the Pond had been wanting a dramatic curved wood headboard from Ballard for ages, but the price was way out of her comfort zone. Her husband took one look at the long-desired headboard and said he could make it for Tricia. The sweet guy was true to his word and […Read More]

Nautical Rope Mirror for $9

Nancy from Artsy Chicks Rule saw a rope mirror from Ballard Designs and knew that, while she loved it, she’d never spend that much on a mirror. However, that didn’t mean she couldn’t make one! On her first thrifting expedition, Nancy found the perfect mirror to make over for this project, and it cost only […Read More]

Industrial Round Side Table

Jenn from Build-Basic can’t help but swoon over everything in the Ballard Designs catalog and was especially smitten with their industrial Allen Side Table. However, $199 for a small table wasn’t happening, and why should it when you can build this table for much less? Jenn has made it EASY for you. She used a […Read More]

Popcorn Tins to Stylish Pet Food Storage

Today’s knock off is for all the pet owners out there! Are you like Diane from In My Own Style and like to keep your fur babies’ stuff as organized as your own? Diane took inspiration from Ballard Designs and repurposed old popcorn tins into stylish storage containers for her pets’ food. Diane even shares […Read More]

A Thrift Store Horse and Spray Paint Magic

Tamara from Provident Home Design was shopping for home décor items at the thrift store but happened to wander into the toy section with her kiddos. It was there that she spotted a toy horse and immediately had visions of Ballard Designs’ equestrian décor and gold spray paint dancing in her head. Of course, she […Read More]

No-Sew Fabric Cord Cover

A bunch of unsightly wires can take away from even the most well-designed space. Fortunately, Stephanie Lynn from Under the Table and Dreaming can help you tame those cords in a mere five minutes with her no-sew fabric cord covers. Yes, you heard right – no- sew! Stephanie Lynn simply ironed fusible hemming tape onto […Read More]