Damask Stenciled Drop Cloth Curtains

ballard inspired stenciled curtains

Cindy from DIY Beautify wanted to turn her master bath into a bold and dramatic space that was cohesive with her master bedroom. She had recently stenciled a wall in her bedroom and used the same damask stencil to create these eye-catching curtains. Because Cindy used drop cloth and a sample pot of black paint, [...Read More]

Paint Your Own Wall Art with a Projector

damask wall art

Maria of A Hoover-gáton is túl saw a piece of wall art on Horchow that she fell in love with instantly and had to have. To recreate the look of the paneled art, Maria bought some canvases and acrylic paint and then had Office Max print the image onto a transparency. Using an old overhead projector, Maria traced the image onto the canvases and painted it in. This was a weekend project that cost Maria only $35 compared to $800!

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Upholstered Bench

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Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust just completed the latest addition to her “Jewel Box” guest room – an upholstered bench that she planned and built herself! Kristen saved money on materials by using foam from clearance IKEA cushions and some scrap wood pieces. I love how Kristen always finds ways to save money while still producing gorgeous results!

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Fabric Covered Bench

There’s a first time for everything, and this project is the first official “knock-off” of Holly from My Sister’s Suitcase. After laying eyes on a gorgeous custom design bench, Holly decided to make one for her master bedroom by creating a slipcover for a TJ Maxx bench. I love the casual elegance of this bench [...Read More]

Damask Stenciled Linen Curtains

Shannon from A Day in the life of a Dracofly had become slightly obsessed with some burlap windows panels from Ballard. They have definitely caught my eye a time or two while perusing the catalogs as well. The curtains combine two classics – burlap and damask. What’s not to love? Um, how about paying $170-$229 [...Read More]