Wooden Outdoor Christmas Deer

Pottery Barn inspired wooden outdoor deer

While Tami from Curb Alert says she couldn’t even attempt to knock off most of Pottery Barn’s gorgeous home décor, she knew she could try her hand at sculptural outdoor deer made from twigs. After all, she did already have an overabundance of branches and twigs in her yard! Tami selected a few pieces and […Read More]

Chalkboard Tombstones for a Spooky Porch

DIY Chalkboard tombstone inspired by Pottery Barn

I know we all agree with Jamison from Rogue Engineer when he says, “Decorating for the holidays is always fun, but who wants to spend $120 on a set of chalkboard tombstones from Pottery Barn?!?” Jamison instead made his own spooky yard décor using all the scrap wood he had lying in the garage. He […Read More]

Family Name Wall Plaque

ballard inspired family sign

Pamela at From My Front Porch to Yours was inspired by Ballard’s Pruvost Plaque and knew she wanted to put her own spin on the popular sign. While Ballard’s sign recreates one that once hung above a sweet shop, Pamela added a personal touch by making hers a family sign that reads, “The Finch Family […Read More]

Distressed Diner Sign for the Kitchen

pottery barn inspired diner sign

Christy from Our Southern Home had been wanting a sign to go in her kitchen for a while and finally came across the perfect inspiration piece from Pottery Barn. While their Diner Sign retails for $59, Christy was able to make hers for FREE using materials and scrap plywood she already had. Christy shares her […Read More]

Pieced Pallet Wood Wall Art

pottery barn inspired pieced wood wall art

Katie at On the Banks of Squaw Creek came to the rescue when her office building needed a large piece of art in its new kitchen area. She used pallets from her farm to create this knock off of the Pottery Barn Painted Pieced Woodwork in custom sizes, custom colors, and for a custom price. […Read More]

Wooden Spheres from Embroidery Hoops

industrial wood spheres

Doreen from Hymns and Verses wanted to create wooden spheres for her son’s upcoming wedding reception that is being held in an old cigar factory. They needed quite a few of the spheres, which would make them very expensive to purchase. Instead, Doreen got creative and had a crafty gathering with the bride and her […Read More]

Flower-Shaped Wood Mirror

anthropologie inspired flower mirror

Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us fell in love with a flower-shaped wood mirror from Anthropologie. It cost a whopping $400, but Ashley wasn’t discouraged because she knew she could make a similar one at her price point. This really is a surprisingly simple project. Ashley just created a paper template for her […Read More]

Giant Abacus — Courtesy of Fishing Floats!

diy giant abacus inspired by pottery barn

KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms had been dreaming of making her own Pottery Barn-inspired giant abacus for years. She had almost the whole project planned out, except for the counting beads, which is a pretty important component of the abacus. Then inspiration finally hit while she was visiting friends who were commercial fishermen – fishing floats! […Read More]