Solid Wood Dresser for $150

DIY Furniture Pottery Barn Kids Knock Off Dresser

Elisha from Pneumatic Addict says she had a furniture building itch and teamed up with Ana White to build this amazing two-tone dresser inspired by Pottery Barn Kids. Here’s the kicker – PBK’s dresser cost $899 and is partially made from MDF, while Elisha’s dresser cost only $150 and is SOLID wood. Now who wants […Read More]

Beautiful Marble Tray on a Budget

DIY Home Decor Marble Tray

Jen from The House of Wood was window shopping online when she came across a beautiful marble tray with sparkly brass handles. She saw the $188 price tag and immediately clicked away as fast as she could! Jen knew she could create her marble tray for a fraction of the cost and headed off to […Read More]

Mohawk Lollipop Holder for Your Next Party!

Jonathan Adler inspired mohawk lollipop holder

Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof says she was perusing Jonathan Adler’s site awhile back when she came across a totally unique item that she LOVED – a mohawk lollipop holder. Unique, right? Jenna wasn’t ready to spend $100 on it and instead hit up the craft store for a few items to make […Read More]

Vintage Cutting Board Word Art

Cutting Board Word Art anderson   grant

Jamie of anderson + grant loved the look of vintage cutting boards she saw from Pottery Barn that were hanging on the wall with giant letters spelling WINE attached to them. They weren’t actually for sale, but that’s not a problem since Jamie had no intentions of buying them. Jamie made her own smaller version […Read More]

DIY Desk from Cabinets and Flooring

pottery barn inspired desk

Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust wanted to create a desk and homework center for her kids for the new house she has under construction. However, when she heard the price for a built-in desk, she almost cringed! Kristen decided to head to Habitat for Humanity Restore to see what she could come up with herself. […Read More]

Sparkly Valentine’s Day “Be Mine” Banner

Pottery Barn inspired Valentine's glitter banner

Today I have another fun Valentine’s project from the talented Bren of BrenDid. Bren of loves adding holiday accents to her home with decorative garlands and banners. This year she was inspired to add some Valentine sparkle with a Pottery Barn inspired glitter garland. The banner is a simple to make with glitter cardstock, wooden […Read More]

“LOVE” Scrabble Tile Message Board

Pottery Barn inspired love bulletin board

Bren of BrenDid can’t resist a knock off challenge! She recently saw the Pottery Barn Love Scrabble Corkboard and knew she could transform a broken picture frame lurking in her basement into an accurate reproduction. The bulletin board is a simple project made from foam core board, stick on cork, burlap and faux Scrabble tiles. […Read More]

Distressed Black Dresser Makeover

pottery barn inspired distressed dresser

Jeanette from Country Design Style purchased a dresser from the thrift store for only $20. While the bones were good, the veneer was in bad shape – bad in a good way though Jeanette says. It was the perfect piece for Jeanette to practice a distressed painting technique inspired by Pottery Barn. Jeanette simply painted […Read More]