Pottery Barn makes great stuff, but for many of us, their merchandise is a little high-priced. Why not try a Pottery Barn knock off? You can get the look of the décor sold in this quality store without the price tag by making one or more of these 12 easy-to-make Pottery Barn knock off projects.
1.Library Style Coffee Table
Pottery Barn ideas include making a library style coffee table. You’ll have to break out your building skills for this one, but by adding the right hardware and a flat top, you’ll be able to recreate it.
2. Rustic Pedestals
Pedestals are great décor pieces. You’ll love having one or two around because you can use them in many different ways. Fill one with lemons, apples or decorative balls. Plan to use your painting talents to make a few to dress up your home with a DIY pottery barn knock off.
3. Large Clock
Clocks continue to be popular pieces to hang on walls. If you like the look of a large clock without the high Pottery Barn cost, make one with wood, paint and a clock hand kit from Michael’s..
4. Chalkboard Pillow
Pottery Barn always seems to have amazing throw pillows for sale. This Pottery Barn knock off DIY project is affordable and easy. Purchase black linen and a white DecoFabric Marker. You may also need a small projector to make the lettering look professional. Trust us, this projector will come in handy for other crafting projects.
5. Rope Chandelier
For this project, scour yard sale sites and your local thrift stores for an old, outdated chandelier. Then, buy regular rope and cover the chandelier with it, creating your own rustic light fixture. This is a piece that will look nice in any room of your home.
6. Mason Jar Pendant Lights
Mason jar pendant lights are classic fixtures, ones that you can make affordably. You’ll need a wide-mouth quart size mason jar, a pendant light, tin snips and pliers.
7. Upholstered Headboard
Pottery Barn ideas include upholstered headboards. To make one, you’ll need to tap into your inner DIY queen or king. Collect one sheet of Plywood, foam, batting, washers and decorative nail heads. You can make this project in one afternoon, creating a classy new look for your bedroom.
8. Rope Mirrors
Rope is a popular Pottery Barn theme, one that’s easy to recreate. If you want one or two in your home, buy cheap mirrors from Hobby Lobby or Tai Pan. To turn them into a nautical décor piece, plan to spray paint the plastic or wood areas of your cheap mirrors and wrap rope around them, binding the rope with plenty of hot glue. To buy a few affordable design items, check out Rachel Ashwell. The site features unique pieces, items that will give your home an eclectic look.
9. Fancy Dining Chairs
An old dining set, fabric and glue is all that you need to make knock off Pottery Barn dining chairs. Since sewing isn’t required, the project is one that almost anyone can tackle.
10. Storage Boxes
Pottery Barn knock off DIY projects include making handy storage boxes. The store is famous for its decorative storage pieces, and with a little construction and some time spent sewing, you can have your own for a fraction of the price.
11. Whimsical Lamps
Make a cute lamp for your nightstand or living room side table. Purchase a cheap lamp from your local department store, one that comes with a plain shade. Then, add words or phrases to it. The nice thing about doing this project is that you can customize what it says to give it more meaning.
12. Paper Towel Holder
If you have too many kitchen utensils, repurpose a few of them to make this cute Pottery Barn inspired paper towel holder. A large wooden spoon and a large wooden fork or half of a set of tongs are the perfect utensils to use.