Wood and Metal Console Table

Jeanna from Barefoot in Blue Jeans had been looking for additional storage for her kitchen/dining room and found just what she wanted at Restoration Hardware. Well, just what she wanted except for the $2000 price tag! Jeanna drew up plans and built a console that looks identical for only $200, and that includes $100 toward […Read More]

Painted Pumpkin Fall Pillow

Deb from Seeking Lavender Lane came across a gorgeous hand painted pillow from Pottery Barn for the fall season. The pumpkin on it caught her attention, and Deb knew she wanted one just like it for her home. Since she did not want to spend the Pottery Barn price on it, Deb decided to create […Read More]

10 DIY Curtain Projects–Knock Off Style

Oh, curtains. They can be such a pain in the rear challenge when it comes to decorating. There are just so many factors to consider – length, weight, material, sheerness, rod style… Take all that and then try to find the color and pattern you want. That’s where I have found myself time and again […Read More]

Puppy Dog Washi Tape Storage

Have a you acquired quite the collection of washi tape rolls? Considering all the pretty colors and patterns, it’s hard not to buy out the craft aisle, right? Christie from Sparkles of Sunshine was looking for a storage solution for her washi tape and went online for inspiration. At first nothing hit her, but then […Read More]

Trunk with Distressed Paint Finish

Marian of Miss Mustard Seed says she is often asked by readers how to achieve a specific finish from an inspiration piece. Marian had recently built a Pottery Barn knock off trunk coffee table and decided it was the perfect opportunity to replicate the rustic paint finish. She shares all the steps from beating up […Read More]

Rusted Metal Quotation Mark Bookends

Katie from Addicted 2 DIY couldn’t help but notice the adorable quotation mark bookends on the cover of the latest HGTV magazine. She says, “I thought they were such a great idea to add interest to a bookcase, so I decided that I needed to make a set of my own.  The Anthropologie version commands […Read More]

Father’s Day Gift Series-Knock-Off Style

Father’s Day is right around the corner, so this next week I will be featuring DIY gifts that Dad is sure to love! There will be ideas for the traveling man, sports-loving guy, tech-savvy dude, fun-loving kid-at-heart, and devoted family man – all with DIY tutorials that will save you money! Beside from extra green in your pocket, what beats a handmade, heartfelt gift to show you care?!?

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DIY Holiday Gifts with a Knock-Off Twist

Navigating through crazy traffic, waiting in long lines, and fighting off exhaustion… If you joined in the holiday shopping madness this weekend, this may sound all too familiar. While it may show your friends and family just how much you care, in my opinion nothing beats a good old fashion handmade gift. So for the next week I will be sharing DIY gift ideas sure to please everyone on your list – knock-off style of course!

Gift Idea Collage

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