Wintery Pinecone Topiary

Do you love seasonal decorating but always find yourself a little short on ideas during the winter months? Stephanie from Somewhat Simple shares this beautiful pinecone topiary that she made by twisting off the tops of pinecones to make smaller “pinecones” and then hot gluing them to a Styrofoam ball. A quick dusting of white […Read More]

Mercury Glass on a Dollar Store Budget

MaryJo from Masterpieces of My Life says she had been coveting Ballard Designs’ beautiful mercury glass pedestal bowls for some time but didn’t want to open up her wallet for them. She happened upon some textured bowls at the dollar store and couldn’t help but notice that they would be perfect for turning into her […Read More]

Bee Basket Makeover

Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline has always loved incorporating bees into her décor, so it’s no wonder she was smitten with Ballard Designs Queen Bee Basket. However, while theirs cost $79, Mary Beth was able to make her own for FREE! She used a basket that had once held diapers for her now ten-year-old […Read More]

Easy Etched Monogram Wine Glasses

Rebecca of Borei Designs says she has a love-hate relationship with glassware. While she adores all the beautiful designs available for purchase and has bought a few sets, the glasses are frequently being broken in her house. Instead of continuing to throw her money away, Rebecca decided to make over dollar store glasses with homemade […Read More]

Decorative Pillow with a Hot Glue Gun

Last year, Vanessa from At the Picket Fence made a promise to herself that she was only going to create items for her home that she truly loves and are in sync with her decorating style. It was about that time that she came across a pillow from Ballard with a knotted design and knew […Read More]

Wine Barrel Wall Décor

Michelle from That Mommy Blog created these awesome wine barrel wall plaques without ever having to pick up a saw. Wanna know how she did it? Michelle hit up Lowe’s for some round wood panels to keep this project super simple. So simple in fact that she says “even the most casual DIY diva” could […Read More]

Wood and “Metal” Frame Coffee Table

When updating her living room last summer, Carrie from Curb to Refurb knew a new coffee table was in order. She says her first inclination is usually to run to the Salvation Army, but this time Carrie had a specific design in mind. Carrie’s husband volunteered to help build a replica of the $399 table […Read More]

Shed Shingles to Sentimental Sunburst Mirror

The Fancy Farmgirls are two sisters who love breathing new life into secondhand finds. They hold their Fancy Farmgirls sales in a not-so-fancy shed that has a few holes and is constantly losing more shingles. The girls were tossing them in the trash until they were inspired to repurpose them into a Ballard Designs inspired […Read More]

Wood Tag Valentine Wreath

Jaime from That’s My Letter took inspiration from Ballard’s wood beverage tags and totally ran with it! For this tag-inspired project, Jaime featured Valentine-themed words on small tags and then hot glued them onto a flat wreath form. How sweet is this {wink}? The original inspiration came from the Southern Living Set Of 6 Beverage […Read More]