Cute Clipboards for Back-to-School

Pottery Barn Knock Off Back to School Clipboards

Have your kiddos headed back to school yet? Mine go back tomorrow. While I hate saying goodbye to summer, there is always so much excitement with a new school year. Courtney of Crafts by Courtney shares a fun project at I Heart Naptime that she made for her first grade son’s classmates. Courtney started off […Read More]

Built-In Mudroom Lockers and Bench


With no garage, mudroom, or back entry, Brit from House Updated needed to add storage in her entryway to corral all the stuff for her family of four. They wanted a bench for the kids to sit on and put on shoes, baskets for storage, and hooks for coats and backpacks. Brit built her own […Read More]

Wall Mount Jewelry Organizer

Pottery Barn Knock Off Jewelry Hanger

Amanda from The Tale of an Ugly House needed a way to organize her jewelry, and when she saw Pottery Barn’s wall-mounted jewelry organizer, she knew she had the perfect solution! The only problem? It was $99. Amanda instead made her own very convincing knock off for way less and shares the tutorial at Reasons […Read More]

Kids Command Center Bulletin Board


With a new school year beginning, I thought I’d refeature this kids command center from Infarrantly Creative that I made for my son a couple of years ago. It is a great tool for encouraging your kids to take more responsibility for their schedules, chores, assignments, etc. I had so much fun designing the board and love all […Read More]

Shaped Pinboard with Nailhead Trim

Pottery Barn Knock Off Pinboard

Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body recently fell in love with a pin board from Pottery Barn. With a  pretty feminine shape and nailhead trim, there was a lot to love. Well, except the $159 price tag! Tasha shares at Living Well Spending Less how she recreated the look for around $25 using […Read More]

Kids’ Work Area with Schoolhouse Desks


Busy settling into her new home, Jaime from That’s My Letter knew she needed to create a work area for her kiddos pronto. She teamed up with Ana White to transform an empty space into a functional and beautiful workspace that features three schoolhouse desks. Jaime repurposed the stained wood tops from an old IKEA […Read More]

Entryway Organizer with Ledge

Pottery Barn Inspired Entryway Organizer

If you don’t have a mudroom, you can probably relate to Corey from Sawdust 2 Stitches when she describes the “deadly front entry ‘DROP ZONE.’” You know… that little space where your entire family throws their hats, coats, shoes, backpacks, and who knows what else. Corey already had basket cubbies in place but added hanging […Read More]

Curbside Pallet to Outdoor Beverage Station

DIY Furniture ~ Outdoor Beverage Station from Pallet

Tamela from Designs by Tamela was heading out of the store when she stumbled upon a pallet sitting curbside and free for the taking. She excitedly took it home with plans to turn the discarded pallet into a Pottery Barn knock off outdoor beverage station. Tamela paired it with a table she already owned, adding […Read More]