Newspaper Print Dress

newspapersprintdress

Amy from Mod Podge Rocks used a little color to mimic a newspaper print dress found in the Ballard Designs catalog.  I love the paper she chose! It reminds me of a vintage dress worn in the 50s.

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Burlap Wreath

burlap wreath

I love wreaths that deviate a bit from the traditional, so it’s no wonder this burlap wreath from Jackie at Pleasure in Simple Things caught my eye. It offers tons of texture and a lovely natural elegance. You could add interest and tie the wreath into your holiday color scheme with decorative accents like Jackie’s pretty white berries.

burlap wreath

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Rope Spool Table

rope spool table

Jennifer from Contemporary Harbor was inspired to turn an industrial spool found by a dumpster into an accent table similar to one she’s been pining over from Ballard for awhile. It only took her some stain and rope to create this awesome knock-off for a small fraction of the price.

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Wood Sunburst Mirror

wood shim sunburst mirror

If, like Sarah from Thrifty Décor Chick, you’ve been holding back on the sunburst mirror trend, now may be the time to jump on the bandwagon. Sarah finally created two wood shim sunburst mirrors after planning their design ages ago. They cost her $10 each, which is a pretty spectacular price for a 34” piece […Read More]

Orb Light Fixture

Thrifty Décor Chick Sarah wanted a fun and a little bit funky light to hang above the new craft table in her soon-to-be finished basement. Of course, a DIY table for inspiring creativity necessitates a DIY light fixture! Sarah created a cool orb light from embroidery hoops and an Edison bulb. By making her own […Read More]

Gray Kravet Pillow

Heather from Setting for Four found some clearance Scandicci Gray Fabric by Kravet fabric at Hancock Fabrics for $4 for two yards.  That is an amazing price for any type of fabric let alone a high end designer one.  She used some of the fabric to make a very simple DIY pillow. Ballard Designs currently […Read More]

Round Barrel Planter

Traci from Beneath my Heart loved the look of the Ballard Designs Scalloped Edge Planters minus the scallops.  When she spotted a large round wooden planter at Goodwill for $6.50 she nabbed it up.  Inspired by the look of the designer planter she recreated the feel with a little paint. The Ballard Designs Scalloped Edge […Read More]

Oversized Pumpkin and Pear

Brittany from Pretty Handy Girl scored when she went to Goodwill.  She found a perfectly ugly pumpkin and gourd.  Okay so they technically weren’t ugly.  But in comparison to what she did with them they were. She was inspired by Ballard Designs Oversized Terra Cotta Pear for $49 each. Check out Pretty Handy Girl’s step-by-step […Read More]