As we say farewell to 2016 and usher in everything the new year has to bring us, we want to take a look at the top posts of the year. It seems Knock Off Decor readers still really love barn doors, industrial chic, and fabulous coffee tables. Lets take a peek at the top posts of 2016.
#10 Inexpensive Sliding Barn Door Hardware
Barn doors are a huge trend this year, and are a fabulous way to add a little bit of rustic flair to your home. They tend to get a little expensive if you buy them outright, but if you are willing to put in a little bit of elbow grease, take a look at this post from Julie at Do or DIY.
#9 One Board Twisted Side Table
Are you a pro DIYer looking for a little bit of a challenge? Take the One Board Challenge with Shara of Chasing a Dream and make a project from a single piece of wood. Shara’s adorable side table is perfect for adding a little bit of dimension to your space.
If you liked the hardware from post #10 and you don’t have a spare barn door lying around, you might want to think about building the door as well! All you’ll need is some new or salvaged wood and a little bit of patience to build your own.
This post has regularly shown up on our top monthly lists throughout the whole year, and for good reason! How adorable is this doll bed, made from scrap wood and adorable secondhand fabric. Take a look at the post from Kristen at Lipstick and Sawdust to get inspired to make your own.
If you are looking at getting a storage unit for the space behind your couch, don’t go shopping at Ikea, build your own! This post has been a top posts for a couple of years, and for good reason- this shelf is adorable, functional, and way higher quality than furniture you’d buy just about anywhere.
#5 Trunk with Distressed Paint Finish
Making newly constructed furniture look aged can be more difficult than it looks! Get that perfectly aged finish with this tutorial from Marian of Miss Mustard Seed.
Sometimes all your dated light fixtures need is a coat of paint to let them match your updated décor. Susan from Homeroad gave her kitchen pendant a much needed makeover using just a coat of oil-rubbed bronze paint.
#3 Pottery Barn Inspired Clock
Don’t dump hundreds of dollars on a oversized clock you can make yourself for just a few bucks. With a coat of white paint and some modge podge, you can have a fabulous vintage-style clock!
#2 Reclaimed Industrial Wall Shelves
Whether you need shelves in your bathroom, bedroom, or kitchen, adding a little bit of industrial flare is right on trend. These shelves are made with thick reclaimed wood boards and black pipes for the perfect industrial chic vibe.
Don’t spend $250 for a nothing more than a “glorified floor pillow,” when you can make your own with some beautiful home décor fabric (that is almost always on sale at the craft store!) The tutorial is easier than you may think, for a pouf just as beautiful as the designer version.
The idea of decorating your stairs can be a little bit daunting, but take a peek at these beautiful stair risers to inspire your new staircase.