The Three Board Bench

pottery barn inspired bench

If you’ve been dabbling with the idea of building a piece of furniture, Jen from House of Wood has the perfect project to get you going. Using only three boards and plans from Ana White, Jen built this lovely bench. Actually, it was so easy that she built two! Jen shows two different finishes – [...Read More]

Media Center with Hidden Toy Storage

pottery barn inspired media center

If you have kids, then you know they come with lots of toys. Amy from Her Tool Belt shares how she built a beautiful Pottery Barn inspired media tower with plenty of room for toys, media components, and decorative accessories. The part that makes this entertainment center so awesome for toy storage are the “super hideaway [...Read More]

Rustic Wood Farmhouse Bed

pottery barn inspired farmhouse bed

Annisa from A Pretty Happy Home just can’t bring herself to fork over the big bucks for furniture when she knows it’s something she and her husband can make together. That was the case with this farmhouse bed that they pulled together for their guest room just in time for their guests to arrive. PHEW! [...Read More]

A Favorite Nightstand Gets a Girly Twist

diy nightstand for a girls room

After building her daughter a beautiful panel bed fit for a princess, Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic built two matching nightstands that are every bit as lovely! Whitney loved the design of a nightstand she’d previously built for her son’s room and teamed up with Ana White to put a “girly” spin on the plans. There is no question in my mind why Whitney adores this design so much – hidden storage! Plus, it sure sweetens the deal that they only cost $60 each to build!

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Build a Weathered Farmhouse Dining Table for $75

diy weathered farmhouse dining table

Katie from Upcycled Treasures had a DIY dining table on her to-do list for months. After coming across the West Elm Wooden Truss dining table {and the projects plans via Design Confidential} Katie was instantly inspired. She says, “I always enjoy working in the garage with my husband, and we now have a beautiful dining table that only cost us $75!”

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Weathered Wood Bathroom Vanity

pottery barn inspired bathroom vanity

When it came time for Nina from Everyday Enchanting to redo her powder room, Pottery Barn totally made her swoon with its Newport Sink Console. However, that pretty little console cost double the budget for the WHOLE renovation! Thankfully, Nina had the experience and confidence to tackle a DIY after building her own kitchen island. She says, “I combined and modified the plans from both Ana White and DIY Diva, and off we went! The beauty of building it ourselves was that I could choose a different stain than the original- so I gave it a weathered finish that we love!”

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Interchangeable Lemonade Stand, Market, Bakery, and More!

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Jen from House of Wood built this knockoff Land of Nod play stand using plans from Ana White for her two favorite 3-year-old girls for Christmas last year. Needless to say, the pre-schoolers absolutely loved it! And what’s not to love? It’s a “lemonade stand, farmers market, theater, post office, bakery… even a Psychiatric Help booth a la Charlie Brown” all rolled into one. Like Jen says, “The girls are only limited by their imaginations!”

diy kids play stand

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Sliding Barn Door Console Table

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Jaime from That’s My Letter is no stranger here on KOD. Well, it just so happens this insanely talented lady is my partner for Creating with the Stars! Oh, and did I mention we won the first round, which just so happens to be a knock-off round? Whoop whoop! It’s not too surprising when you see this UH-mazing sliding door console that Jaime built for $300 versus purchasing for around $3,000 with tax and shipping. Those are some serious savings, and, as always, Jaime’s workmanship rivals anything you can purchase in a store or catalog!

diy sliding barn door console

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