Jennifer from Scissors & Spatulas created some boxwood topiaries to add a little lush greenery to her spring décor. Taking some discount vases at Walmart and giving them a quick change with spray paint they now go with her décor. Her original inspiration came from the Ballard Designs Boxwood Topiaries which retail from $49 – [...Read More]
Paulette from 3 Sisters was desperate to upgrade the lighting in her bathroom. Using a $10 vanity light from a thrift store she created a high end look with some spray paint, beads and plastic leaves. Her original inspiration came from the Claire Three- Light Vanity found at Ballard Designs. Go visit 3 Sisters [...Read More]
Mandy from Creekside Creations made this stunning canvas covered wastebasket. I love the black ribbon trim she chose to highlight the edge. Such a classic look for $1 trash can. Her original inspiration was the Monogrammed Linen Wastebasket – Ribbon Trim which retails for $79 at Ballard Designs. Check out Creekside Creations for the full [...Read More]
Samantha from Crafty Texas Girls created a textured lampshade using sisal cording found at the hardware store. Samantha writes, “ I spent a whole month drooling over all the lovely sea grass lampshades. I kept trying to justify spending $40, plus shipping. I decided to improvise.” Her original inspiration came from Sea Grass Couture Hardback [...Read More]
Shaunna from Perfectly Imperfect created these stunning faux mercury glass vases with Windex and spray paint! I must try this technique! Her original inspiration came from Ballard Designs which featured a bunch of mercury glass decor at Christmastime. Go visit Perfectly Imperfect for the full tutorial.
Jennifer from Life, Crafts and Whatever blew me away with her abstract art that she made with paint chips! Using paint chips, Mod Podge, gold paint and some gel stain she created this wonderful work of art. WOW! Her inspiration was the Warmth Abstract Print from Ballard Designs which retails for $279. Go visit Life, [...Read More]
Sherry from No Minimalist Here created this gorgeous birth certificate art piece. I love the antique look of the whole piece. It is simply stunning. Sherry writes, “First I searched the free sites for a antique style document I could download. I could not find exactly what I was looking for. I then found a [...Read More]
I love decorating with unexpected items. Tracy from Tracy’s Trinkets was inspired by the accents used for staging the Figo Demilune side table in the Ballard Designs catalog. They used thread spools and yarn bolts on the bottom of their table as decor. Tracy used some light colored thread spools on a bench to accent [...Read More]