No-Sew Burlap Boo Pillow

pottery barn inspired boo halloween pillow

Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict shares how to make your own boo-tiful Pottery Barn-inspired pillow for Halloween “without sewing a stitch!” Debbie first added her text to a piece of burlap using a technique with artist’s charcoal. Then she made her envelope cover with hemming tape and added trim with hot glue. Here’s [...Read More]

Drop Cloth Upholstered Chair Makeover

restoration hardware inspired upholstered chair

Erin of Elizabeth Joan Designs was in the market for a new chair to go with her vanity/nightstand/desk that she had inherited from her grandmother and recently refabbed. She mentioned this to her sister, who happened to have a stash of “curbside treasures” in her basement, including a old but beautiful round upholstered chair that [...Read More]

Stenciled Dog Toy Storage Basket

stenciled dog toy storage

Kathleen of Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} recently got a new puppy – and all the toys that come with it! She knew the moment she  saw a hemp dog toy storage basket from Ballard, she could make it herself for much less. Kathleen already had burlap buckets she had recently picked up for a [...Read More]

Rustic White and Gold Painted Vase

Pottery Barn Knock Off Tuscan Urns

Heather from Southern State of Mind says her “heart gets a little flutter” when the Pottery Barn catalog arrives in the mail each season. This fall it was a rustic urn that caught her eye with it’s warm colors and distressed finish. Keeping with her “No Spend-tember,” Heather used items she already had to recreate [...Read More]

Gold Desk Organizer from Upcycled Materials

anthropologie inspired gold desk organizer

Would you believe you could make a glitzy gold desk organizer just like one from Anthropologie for only $3? That what Katie at View from the Fridge did! She scrounged up a glass jar and a couple of tins from around the house and Goodwill, glued them to a piece of scrap wood, let it [...Read More]

Colorful Tassel Trim Duvet Cover

anthropologie inspired tassel duvet cover

Alex from Whimsy Darling had long felt her bedroom was the “unfinished room” in her apartment. She wanted to make a few updates to the space, including making a duvet cover trimmed with colorful tassels. Alex made her duvet cover from two white sheets, starting by sewing black lines onto one of the sheets to [...Read More]

Horse Chalk Art Triptych

pottery barn inspired horse triptych wall art

Pottery Barn’s Planked Horse Triptych is a beautiful sketch done in black and white on wood planks. Angie of The Altered Past simulated the project using three artist canvases that she had on hand, flat black latex paint,  and chalk. While Angie says you need to have some drawing skill for this project, you could [...Read More]

Blue and White Lattice Spray Painted Rug

diy painted lattice rug

Tamara of Provident Home Designs was flipping through a design magazine when she saw a lovely blue and white living room showcasing a gorgeous lattice rug from Horchow. She quickly hopped online to see if the rug was anywhere in her price range – $1,899! Ouch! Tamara came up with a plan to replicate it [...Read More]