Pet Food Storage Tin

Tidy Mom Cheryl shares a cute idea for storing your pets’ food in style using an old popcorn tin from Christmas. Cheryl painted over Santa with a bright yellow spray paint and then decorated the exterior with vinyl cut by her Silhouette and some ribbon. Here’s what Cheryl has to say: “I LOVE the way my  designer pet food canister turned out!………and Ballard Designs doesn’t offer yellow! {wink}”

ballard knock off dog food tin from popcorn tin

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Dollar Store French Script Wall Art

While perusing Ballard Designs’ website and dreaming of what she would buy, Jennifer from Brass & Whatnots came across French script wall art that she absolutely loved. Jennifer was inspired to create her own smaller version using frames from the dollar store and images she created herself (and shares for FREE!). Jennifer says, “I have […Read More]

Beverage Tags for Entertaining

From Easter to Mother’s Day to baby and bridal showers, spring is full of occasions to celebrate! If you are planning to host a get-together, you will love these beverage tags Denise of Be My Guest made after being inspired by Ballard Designs. Like Denise says, they certainly won’t break the bank at $15, but […Read More]

Curved Wood Headboard

Tricia from Little Cottage on the Pond had been wanting a dramatic curved wood headboard from Ballard for ages, but the price was way out of her comfort zone. Her husband took one look at the long-desired headboard and said he could make it for Tricia. The sweet guy was true to his word and […Read More]

Custom Family Name Sign

I am all about creating a home that’s filled with personalized décor, pieces that reflect our family and can’t be bought in a store. This family sign from Ask Anna is the perfect example! Anna had fallen hard for a sign from Ballard, but it was waaay out of her budget. Instead, she made her […Read More]

French Farmhouse Dining Table Makeover

Jen from Noting Grace had been swooning over dining table sets from Ballard Designs and Restoration Hardware. However, a new table was simply not in the budget. Jen instead gave her current dining room table a makeover more befitting her new home for only $20 using leftover paint. Yep, $20! Jen shares her painting technique […Read More]

Turn Dollar Stores Bins into Metal Baskets

I have said a time or two that I am a sucker for baskets and love the look of industrial metal ones. Unfortunately, they are not always budget-friendly. Kim of The Kim Six Fix shares a project for transforming dollar store plastic bins into Ballard look-a-likes. This is about as simple as it gets, and […Read More]

DIY Boxwood Topiaries for $5

The Northern Nester Jacinda had two faux grass plants that had been collecting dust and grime in her bathroom for far too long. After having no success in selling them, Jacinda decided to refab them instead. She allowed her kids to have fun pulling out all the faux grass and then used the baskets as […Read More]


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