Rope Stool and Side Table

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Griffin from The Design Itch was inspired by a woven ottoman from Crate & Barrel to make her own. Initially Griffin thought she could simply wrap a garden stool in nautical rope but discovered this solution would cost her way more than simply buying it from Crate & Barrel. So instead Griffin thought outside the box and glued together two ceramic pots and wrapped them in rope. Her knock-off has a similar form and the same wonderful texture as the original.

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Faux Leather Pouf

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When Katie from On the Banks of Squaw Creek needed a place to prop up her feet she didn’t have to look any further than her own basement. She had an old ottoman stored down there that bore a distinct resemblance to popular Moroccan poufs. Katie cleaned the ottoman and gave it a quick coat [...Read More]

Burlap and Canvas Cube Ottoman

After receiving Ballard’s new fall catalog, Mel from Junkin’ Junky quickly got to work with a fairly simple knockoff. Mel created her own burlap cube by covering a storage cube with burlap and drop cloth and using straps from a grocery bag for handles. Like her inspiration piece, she stenciled the lettering to make her [...Read More]

Classic Footstool

Jessica from Running With Scissors purchased a stool for $3 at a thrift store.  Adding and little batting, spray paint and some fabric and she had the perfect little foot rest to add to a chair she recently made over (you have to check that one out too!).   Her original inspiration was the $129 [...Read More]