Natural Rope Planter

diy rope planter

Here’s just another example of how something plain Jane can be taken to the next level with rope. To spruce up her patio, Heather from Creative Certainty refabbed a cheapo plastic planter in only 30 minutes by wrapping it with natural rope. I bet the color and texture will look even more beautiful when the [...Read More]

Wooden Floor Mirrors

wood framed mirror

Jeanette from Homa Style had actually just made two wood-framed floor mirrors when she saw that Pottery Barn had almost the spitting image of them on their website for $499. Jeanette made her oversized mirrors for a total of $105 using mirrors from sliding closet doors bought at a yard sale. Large mirrors can be [...Read More]

Wood and Canvas Crate

diy wood and canvas storage crate

Ashley from Thrifty & Chic has been loving herself some knock-offs lately! When she ran across some wood and canvas crates from Pottery Barn, she knew they would be a great way to alleviate some of her kitchen storage woes. Ashley was able to build a crate twice as large as her inspiration for only [...Read More]

Wood Beach Banner


All the beachy summer décor gracing the pages of Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog has been great inspiration for Kim from Sand & Sisal who has been working on her boys’ surf-themed bedroom. In just a few hours and for zero dollars Kim was able to create a 6-foot beach pennant to hang across their wall. [...Read More]

Faux Flower Centerpiece

Heather from Heather’s Helpings spied a floral arrangement on display in Pottery Barn that she loved, but it was priced at $226. She thought that she could probably make it herself, and did for just under $28! Just three items are needed to create this focal piece. Heather says, “What I love though is it’s [...Read More]

Oversized Sand Dollar

A beautiful oversized sand dollar takes center stage on Alicia’s mantel over at Thrifty & Chic. Alicia was inspired by Pottery Barn’s pricey version that will set you back a Benjamin to purchase. Alicia’s DIY version? Six dollars! Alicia’s entire summer mantel is gorgeous so be sure to check it out. Alicia was inspired by [...Read More]

Monogrammed Doormat

While cleaning out her garage, Laura from Inspiration for Moms found a doormat that had seen better days. The front was dirty, tattered, and completely worn. Imagine her surprise when she flipped it over to find the back in great condition. That’s when the idea struck to create a DIY version of a Pottery Barn [...Read More]

Standing Display Bookshelf

Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust built this standing bookshelf for a friend who was expecting her first baby. Along with saving some green, Kristen was able to customize the size of the shelf to fit the nursery. I love how this style of shelf shows the fronts of the books instead of the spines. Why [...Read More]