Beachcomber Basket for Less

diy beachcomber basket

I featured this DIY beachcomber basket last fall and just had to give it another moment in the spotlight now that summer is upon us! Lisa from Celebrate Creativity shares how she updated an inexpensive craft store bin with rope and hot glue to create her own versatile and beautiful “woven” basket. She says, “…the easy [...Read More]

Patriotic Patchwork Pillow Cover

pottery barn inspired americana pillow

Lisa from Concord Cottage loves changing out her décor and pillows for the holidays. She whipped up this patriotic pillow for only $2 using a pillow sham from the thrift store and fabric she had on hand. Looks like Lisa’s all set for the Fourth of July! Lisa was inspired by the American Flag Patchwork [...Read More]

Scrap Wood American Flag Wall Art

scrap wood american flag fourth of july

After a friend mentioned how much she loved the a wooden American flag from Pottery Barn, Bridget from Windgate Lane decided to surprise her with a DIY version. Bridget says, “It was fairly easy and definitely cheaper, coming in around $20! Some scrap wood, liquid nails, and paint, and this lovely was ready to go! [...Read More]

Bring the Beach Home with a Seashell Wreath

seashell wreath

The Graphics Fairy Karen shares over at her DIY Blog how she made a wreath that’s perfect for adding some coastal flair to your décor. It’s basically as easy as painting and gluing, as Karen first brushed her grapevine wreath with chalk paint before adding the sand dollars, starfish, and shells. This would be a [...Read More]

Set Your Summer Table with Jute Rope Chargers

Pottery-Barn-Inspired-Round-Jute-Placemats

Jen from City Farmhouse created a set of round just placemats that are perfect for summer gatherings. And all you need is jute rope and a hot glue gun! Jen simply wound the rope around in a circular shape, securing it with hot glue along the way. I love the texture these woven placemats add [...Read More]

Patterned Lamp from Recycled Container

Pottery barn inspired lamp

I have been known to hoard a container or two (or a hundred) because they offer a plethora of repurposing possibilities. I was pretty wowed when I came across this Pottery Barn inspired lamp on Instructables that was made from none other than a recycled oatmeal container. All dressed up with a geometric pattern and [...Read More]

Beach House Sign with Coastal Charm

pottery barn knock off beach sign

With weathered wood and nautical rope knots, Pottery Barn’s Beach House Sign offers all kinds of summery goodness. Shirley from Beachwood Place thought it was the perfect piece to start with for the gallery wall she wanted to create around her television. Just not for $70 shipped. Shirley captured the all the charm in this [...Read More]

Repurpose Cake Pans into a Snack Stand

DIY dessert stand from cake pans

We’ve all heard the saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try try again.” Well, it definitely applies to knock offs too! Morgan from Sweet and Salty Sugar Boys’ first attempts at creating a tiered dessert stand from cake pans could only be considered a big fail. She says no matter what she tried it [...Read More]