“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]

Burlap Message Board with Upholstery Tacks

burlap message board with upholstery tacks

Allison from House of Hepworths was inspired when she saw a fellow blogger transform a “ho hum” bulletin board with fabric and then later ran across a burlap cover memo board from Ballard Designs. Of course you know what she did when she found a “faded crappy tack board at Goodwill for a buck” – […Read More]

Quilted Pom Pom Pillow Cover

ballard design quilted pom pom pillow knock off

Jen of Migonis Home describes her decorating style as “classic with a touch of vintage.” She had long loved quilted bedding with pop pom fringe from Ballard and knew it would right in with her home’s décor. Thus, she was inspired to create a cover for a king-sized pillow on her bed using quilt backing […Read More]

Knotted Jute Demijohns–with Bling!

ballard knock off demijohns

Debi from Cameo Cottage Designs finally completed a project that she had been wanting to do for months – Ballard Design-inspired demijohns! And let me just say that they came out beautifully. Debi hit up her stash of old glass bottles and then channeled her macramé days to create the fishing net effect around the […Read More]