Patterned Magazine Files for LESS

Do you get a bit of high when you go into The Container Store? All that pretty storage and organization goodness in place! Diane from In My Own Style shares a fabulous tutorial for making magazine files that are just as fun, colorful, and fabulous as the ones from The Container Store but for LESS! […Read More]

Floating Shelves in the Laundry Room

Jen from The House of Wood recently made some minor updates to her laundry room, which was sorely lacking in organization and function. One of the first things to go was the ugly wire shelving. Jen replaced the builder basic shelves with custom floating shelves that cost about $60 in lumber. That’s not too shabby […Read More]

Wooden Wall Cubby Organizer

The handy folks over at American Workshop say they know a good idea when they see one, and when they saw Jen Woodhouse’s DIY cubby shelf, they knew it was something they wanted to recreate. They made a few changes to Jen’s original plans and were able to build it for about $35. That includes […Read More]

Best of Knock Off Decor #9: Upholstered Bucket Ottoman

Brooke from Killer B turned a galvanized bin into a gorgeous ottoman for her baby’s nursery. Brooke’s attention to detail like the coordinating green interior and fabric-covered buttons give the piece a nice finished look. Brooke’s ottoman is doubling as a toy box in the room. I am loving this decorative storage solution! Brooke was […Read More]

Best of Knock Off Decor #8: Kitchen Command Center

With calendars, pin boards, and wall pockets, Pottery Barn’s daily system components are pretty much an organizational dream. So it’s no wonder this daily system knock off from Alisa at 365 Days of Olivia is one of the most viewed projects on Knock Off Decor. Alisa created a command center in her kitchen to help […Read More]

Best of Knock Off Decor #2: Playroom Cubby Storage with Hutch

When it comes to playrooms, there is one thing you can’t have enough of – storage. (I am sure your children would say toys!) Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic was inspired to build a cubby storage system for her children’s new playroom. She followed Ana White’s plans for the cubbies and hutch, making just a […Read More]

Best of Knock Off Decor #1: White Storage Sofa Table

It has been almost five years since I published the first post here on Knock Off Decor. In honor of this special benchmark, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the most popular projects and give them another chance in the spotlight. This first DIY takes the cake by a […Read More]

Once a Bookshelf… Now Mudroom Lockers!

Restoration Hardware’s entryway lockers had Meesh from imeeshu swooning for months. She had designed a full-on building plan before realizing she could pull it off without risking sawing off a finger. Meesh redirected her efforts and found a bookshelf she could repurpose with the addition of a few boards and chalk paint. Meesh says, “A […Read More]