10 Ways to Build Your Own Dining Room Table

Ten Ways to Build a Dining Table Collage ~ Check out these ten DIY dining table projects that are all knock offs of Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware, and other high end stores!

This is the time of year when home décor and furniture retailers start promoting everything you need for the perfect dining experience – dining room tables, chairs, linens, dinnerware… Actually, right now as I type this, Ballard Designs, Pottery Barn, and West Elm, all have dining furniture sales going on. Why? Because they know people […Read More]

Apothecary Media Console

pottery barn inspired media console

As part of her family room makeover, Jessica from Four Generations One Roof joined forces with her dad to build a new media console for the space. She was inspired by a $1,000 console from Pottery Barn and modified the size and finish to fit the room’s light and airy new look. Jessica even scored […Read More]

Fall Cloches from Thrift Store Finds

DIY Home Decor | These beautiful cloches that rival those from Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware were made from thrift store items - and a little creativity!

You have likely seen cloches in décor magazines a time or two. They are perfect for seasonal decorating, as Sherry from Savvy Apron demonstrates with her DIY cloches that currently house pumpkins and gourds for fall. The kicker is that Sherry made them from an assortment of thrift store finds. An old dome clock, cheese […Read More]

Framed Mirror from Flooring

DIY Wood Projects ~ Build this West Elm knock off framed mirror using tongue and groove flooring boards! All you need is a circular saw and Kreg Jig!

Kim of The Kim Six Fix recently had the opportunity to share a guest post on Pretty Handy Girl as part of her Rockstar DIY series. And she proves just what a rock star she is with this brilliant idea for making a framed mirror! Kim doesn’t have a big power tool stash so she […Read More]

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries

Pottery Barn Knock Off Mummy Luminary ~ Use mason jars or upcycled glass food jars to make these fun luminaries for Halloween. They are easy enough your kids can help too!

Courtney from Crafts by Courtney shares a fun project you can make with your kiddos for Halloween – mummy luminaries! Courtney had a stash of mason jars, but you could certainly use empty spaghetti sauce jars, pickle jars, or whatever you can find in your fridge and pantry. All you have to do is wrap […Read More]

Scalloped Party Garland–in Less than 10 Minutes!

DIY Crafts | Scalloped Party Garland ~ Make this Land of Nod knock off garland in less than ten minutes. It's perfect for a party, holiday, or child's room!

This knock off is for all my friends who love a quick and easy DIY project. Colleen from Lemon Thistle shares at Today’s Creative Life how she whipped up this garland in less than 10 minutes using her Cricut, cardstock, baker’s twine, and double-sided tape. Don’t have a cutting machine? You could always cut the […Read More]

Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Entryway

Pottery Barn Knock Off Halloween Entryway ~ This Pottery Barn inspired entryway with a burlap banner and mummy pillow was created using a few items from the craft store!

When Aimee of The Crazy Craft Lady set out to decorate her entryway for Halloween, Pottery Barn provided plenty of inspiration and was the catalyst for not one but TWO DIY projects– a burlap Halloween banner and mummy pillow. Both items were created one a dime using items from the craft store. Here’s what Aimee […Read More]

Black and White Plus Sign Bedding

DIY Home Decor | Black and White Plus Sign Throw ~ Make a graphic statement on your bed with this knock off plus sign throw that costs $20 to make!

Like Kristi Murphy says, bedding is one of the first things people notice when they walk into your bedroom. Kristi found the perfect statement-maker for her bedroom – a reversible black and white throw with a Scandinavian-inspired plus sign design. Unfortunately, it retails for $178 and it out of stock. What’s a DIY girl to […Read More]