Window Pane Art

patchwork window

Laura Beth from A Step in the Journey was in search of a way to jazz up an old window in her master bedroom when she stumbled across an idea on Pinterest (complements of Ballard). She fell in love with it, but not the $169 price tag. However, going with the inspiration, she created her […Read More]

White Café Shelves

DIY Cafe Shelves

Lindsay from Country Girl Home shows how simple it is to build your own set of café shelves with some MDF, molding, and corbels. The project only requires making a few cuts (some of which your friendly Home Depot worker can do for you) and some patience in waiting for everything to dry. By making […Read More]

Burlap Message Board

burlap message board

Not only are message boards useful for holding notes and to-do lists, but they can also display decorative items like photos or vintage postcards. Amanda from Every Creative Endeavor created her own stylish burlap message board with nailhead trim detail by wrapping burlap around a piece of scrap wood and corkboard. I love this classier […Read More]

Jute Wrapped Bottles

Jute Wrapped Wine Bottles

Robyn from Everyday a la Mode loved the look of Ballard’s covered bottles but, boy oh boy, are they pricey. Instead of breaking the bank, she grabbed some empty wine bottles and jute she had leftover from another project and made her own version for free. She simply wrapped the jute around the bottle and […Read More]

Whimsical Christmas Stockings

Amy from Positively Splendid shares a stocking tutorial to add a little whimsy to your mantel this Christmas. I just love the colorfully patterned polka dots and cheetah print trim. It adds a little something unexpected and interesting to the typical holiday color scheme. Amy was inspired by the Personalized Ballard Christmas Stockings from Ballard […Read More]

Café Wall Shelves

DIY Wall Shelves

Jeni from Becoming Martha was lying sick on the couch when she mentally cleared the perfect spot on her wall to add some new shelves. Excited about her project, Jeni headed out the next day for some supplies and then made her shelf daydream a reality. Jeni says, “I LOVE these shelves! They will give […Read More]

Drop Cloth Christmas Stockings

I’m so excited to see Christmas projects starting to roll in. I know it’s not even Halloween yet, but Christmas will be here before we know it! Jaime from That’s My Letter created these simple yet fun stockings from drop cloth and gingham for a soon-to-be married couple and their pooch. I love Jaime’s special […Read More]

Handpainted Theatre Sign

Deneen from Dreaming In Color loves her job making signs. While she rarely makes them for herself, she couldn’t pass up the chance to create another theatre-inspired sign for the her theatre-loving girl. Deneen hand painted the stripes and border and used a glaze to achieve an antiqued look. Wouldn’t this be perfect for adding […Read More]