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]

Linen Covered Storage Box with Nailhead Trim

Ikea Storage Box Hack

Emily from On the V Side refers to herself as a “storage-a-holic” and says she can never have enough storage space. Sounds like a girl after my own heart! While finishing her basement, it was no surprise that Emily was quick to start tackling the storage situation. One of her projects involved refabbing an inexpensive [...Read More]

Glass to Wood Console Table Makeover

wood and metal console

Jessica from A Smith of All Trades had been looking for a console table for her living room when she stumbled upon a metal and glass console table on Craigslist. While the piece looked dated, it had good bones. Jessica picked it up and immediately got to work refabbing it to work for her space. [...Read More]

Distressed White Architectural Piece

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Ballard Inspired Architectural Piece

When Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict found an interesting architectural piece at Goodwill for $1.91 a couple years ago, she snatched it up right away. She didn’t love the bright color combo but quickly fixed that with a coat of grey chalk paint. Since then the piece has been used to hold objects [...Read More]

Damask Stenciled Drop Cloth Curtains

ballard inspired stenciled curtains

Cindy from DIY Beautify wanted to turn her master bath into a bold and dramatic space that was cohesive with her master bedroom. She had recently stenciled a wall in her bedroom and used the same damask stencil to create these eye-catching curtains. Because Cindy used drop cloth and a sample pot of black paint, [...Read More]

Weathered Oar and Paddle Wall Décor

ballard-oar-knock-off

Angie of The Country Chic Cottage shares at Live.Craft.Love how she gave some unfinished wooden oars the Ballard-treatment with basic supplies. Angie simply stained or painted the oars and then used tape and number stencils to create each unique design. I love how she shook things up a little by combining two oars to create [...Read More]