Pottery Barn’s furniture adds a classic and fashionable appearance to your house. Unfortunately, a constrained budget might prevent you from purchasing the ornamentation you desire for your yard or kid’s space. That’s when you require our solutions to revamp your home to suit your preferences. Here are the greatest Pottery Barn furnishings that you can inexpensively replicate.
DIY Storage Lockers for Children
Create sustainable and cost-effective storage lockers inspired by the Pottery Barn ones to keep children’s items organized. Divide the lockers into distinct compartments for toys, clothing, papers, and backpacks, so you can avoid clutter and stay tidy.
Looking at the picture will help you understand the design of the locker. You have the option of replicating the exact design or making modifications as per your preference. To achieve the desired outcome, it is crucial to determine the appropriate approach beforehand. Hence, deciding on the steps is important.
The Knock-Off Clock
Gather your collection of wooden materials and other essential items to replicate the imitation clock from Pottery Barn at just $10-30. Spending $400 on a clock that can be easily made at home is not worth it. Making this knock-off clock is a simple and enjoyable task.
In addition, there is no need to go through a complex procedure. Simply utilize your regular scissors and Mod Podge to attach the numbers onto the clock’s surface.
The versatility of a crate dresser is extensive. It can be utilized to store clothing or toys for kids, as well as to arrange kitchen utensils in a manner that is convenient for the user.
Currently, crate dressers are unavailable for purchase at Pottery Barns. As a result, the only option left is to replicate it. The picture provided above can serve as a guide.
DIY Console Table
Even though the console table is positioned in a corner, it cannot be overlooked. It is an accurate imitation of the table found at Pottery Barn and thus, effortless to duplicate.
Once you have completed the console table, embellish it by adding a floral vase and hanging a mirror above it. Incorporate any additional adornments that will draw attention to the hallway corner.
Mermaid’s coins, also known as Sand Dollars, can bring a coastal atmosphere to your home. You have the option of decorating your wall with them or placing them on your personally crafted console table. These ornaments are effortless to create and won’t take up much of your time.
Once you have created the mermaid’s coin, you have the option to personalize its design. These coins have a charming and inventive appearance on any wall, making them a potential addition to your decoration scheme.
Knock-Off Coffee Table
The imitation coffee table available at Pottery Barn may carry a hefty price tag, especially for a coffee table. Instead of splurging on it, why not create it on your own? With only patience and no skill set required, this task can easily be accomplished.
So, get ready to use your equipment to produce this style for only $100. Position your masterpiece right in the center of your living space and relish the compliments from those living around you. Who knows, you might even receive some requests for your work!
If you plan on buying moss letters from PB, you will have to set aside $79 for each letter. For instance, if you intend to purchase five letters, you will approximately spend $395.
Yet there’s no need to worry, as DIY can come to your rescue. By following some simple steps, you can make moss letters yourself for only $4.50. The required materials include moss, letters, and hot glue. Applying hot glue and moss to the letters will help you achieve identical results to PB’s offerings.
Fort Bed for Children
Kids adore having fort beds, which can really be pricey if bought from PB. So, instead, you can attempt to construct it on your own using the picture provided as a guide. Do keep in mind that constructing a fort bed is a fairly time-consuming and energy-intensive task.
Nevertheless, you will not experience any regret once you have completed the entire project. As this is not a task that can be abandoned halfway through, it is essential to conduct thorough research to determine if you can fully commit.
A locker provides a safe spot for storing important items such as documents and other belongings. A benefit of creating your own locker is the flexibility to choose the size of the locker to suit your needs.
For instance, consider this locker that is inspired by Pottery Barn; it appears spacious and charming. In addition to its aesthetic appeal, the design suggests durability. You can utilize this model to construct your locker and enjoy boundless storage capacity.
Having to sleep on top of one another is unwanted, hence a larger bed is preferable in such circumstances. In your quest for a fitting one, PB’s sleigh bed could catch your eye.
You could become aware of the high cost of those beds, and we suggest that you consider building one for yourself if you’re willing to put in the effort. By doing so, you can select from numerous styles that suit your preferences. You can find ideas from images like this one, or from other PB sleigh beds, to construct your own bed.
As a parent, one may understand that children enjoy throwing objects. To manage clutter caused by this, using storage crates is ideal. The larger the size of the crates, the more effective they are. However, the Pottery Barn store version is relatively smaller.
As a result, it has a limited capacity to store items. However, you can replicate this design which is perfect for keeping a variety of things, including pillows and kids’ playthings.
Outdoor Side Table
Designing and embellishing patio furniture is a delightful experience. An example of a good furniture item to enhance your patio would be an outdoor side table. It’s now the perfect moment to draw ideas from Pottery Barn to craft an affordable yet elegant outdoor side table.
Adorn your side table using a beige tablecloth and place a couple of plant containers on it. Additionally, you may use a beverage bottle as a decorative element for your table.
After creating your coffee table in the form of a clock, you’ll require a means of safeguarding it. Position the jute mats beneath your dishes, mugs, and glasses not only to shield your table but also to add an appealing and distinctive touch.
You can easily recreate these jute placements without spending a lot of money. This means you could contemplate making them at home, which will surely give your home an elegant touch.
If you are fond of accessories container, then this particular one will definitely catch your attention. The semblance of this jewelry holder is almost identical to the original. You can take cues from its design and create your own version to arrange your jewelry items. See for yourself how stunning it appears on the wall.
Creating the design is a simple task that only requires a handful of materials including wooden frames, black hooks, a wooden dowel, flat corner brackets, and a stain of your choosing.
The Art Piece With Roman Numerals
The art piece with roman numerals is perfect to put on your console table or mantle. Spend just $10 to create this art rather than $299 on the original piece.
Customize this piece with your favorite color and design. However, it is advisable to choose a color that would accentuate the furniture where you would put it. You can also put this on the wall of your living room or bedroom.
Nightstands are perfect for keeping your lamps, books, spectacles, or a glass of water by your bed. If you are looking for an inexpensive nightstand, it is better to make one by yourself. The nightstand in the picture has evolved from a television stand.
Apart from that, you would need a table saw, plywood, some finish nails, a hammer, a screwdriver, a few hinges, and some paint. It is also ideal to keep some tools for carving the wood.
Chelsea Nightstands From Pottery Barn
Chelsea nightstands look more sophisticated than DIY nightstands. If you are looking for something bigger, you should go for this. In this Chelsea stand, you get two drawers and some additional space under the drawers.
This means you would have more space for your books and belongings. With the DIY nightstand, there is a chance that you might spill water on your books accidentally. However, with Chelsea nightstands, you can use the top space for keeping water and the bottom space for keeping your books.
Letters Covered With Fabric
These letters are perfect for decorating your children’s room. Although you can buy them from the store, making them yourself at home will give you some time to bond with your children. To make these at home, buy some wooden letters from a shop.
Then wrap these letters in fabric. Then arrange the pieces so that they make up the names of children. Lastly, hang the pieces on the wall and see the room transform.
Recreate the stylish headboard of Pottery Barn right at home. A bed is the main attraction of a bedroom. Since a headboard acts as an accessory to your bed, it would require special attention.
You could give your headboard any geometric shape, starting from dome to square. The wooden headboard in the reference picture looks traditional. Therefore, if you are looking for something classic and uncomplicated, you could recreate this design.
The Ludlow Trunk Secretary Desk
It would cost you $1,899 if you buy the original desk. However, you can also achieve the storage that the original one promises, at home. At least you do not need to break a bank for that!
The person who recreated the desk in the picture used an old dresser to produce this piece. If this is not a sign of creativity, then we do not know what is. Look around you and find the perfect material that would help create your piece.
The Black Wood Furniture
Black pieces of furniture look unique and classy. Pottery Barn offers a wide range of furniture made from black wood. Anybody would like to decorate their house with black furniture.
However, to buy these from pottery stores, you need to pay more than $1,000. Therefore, make your piece all by yourself. The best part is, you can give this look to any of your existing furniture. Hence, it requires less labor. Take a look at the one in the picture for reference.
Reclaimed Wood Console Table
Unlike any other console tables in the market, a reclaimed wood table is the most environmentally friendly one. In this process, you need to recycle worn-out woods lying in your garden.
If you are not content with the wooden finish of your console table, you can stamp or stain it. Whether it is painted or not, a reclaimed wood console table would increase the aesthetics of your home. Moreover, it is more sustainable.
You do not want your fruits to lie on your kitchen countertops haphazardly. To better manage your storage, recreate a double-decker fruit crate. Now, this does not have to be as sophisticated. Make it as sturdy as possible so that it can do the job well.
You can also add labels for different sections. You can give different shapes to your chalkboard to add a little bit of life to your fruit crate.
Jute Rope Mirrors
You can hang rope mirrors above your wooden console table. You can make rope mirrors with almost any mirror that you have at home. That makes it easy to make. However, you must remember that not all rope mirrors would accentuate the beauty of your home.
Rope mirrors come in all shapes. Hence, it is for you to decide which shape would be suitable for that particular area. The one in the picture looks simply elegant!
Ruler Growth Chart
A mother always wants to keep track of her children’s height. Replace your stadiometer with an affordable ruler growth chart. If you can do this right, the rule would look like a decorative piece in your home.
To make this, gather a few boards and stain them. Then form a barrier around the board with tape. Add the markings and paint the numbers. Lastly, hang it on the wall and make your wall look fancy.
Knock-Off Oar Decor
The knock-off oar decor from Pottery Barn is not difficult to replicate. This could be another accessory to decorate your children’s room with. It looks colorful and unique on the walls. You would just need a few wooden supplies to achieve the shape of the oars.
Then you can paint them according to the color of the room. You can also use varnished paddles to make your oars just like the one in the picture.
Replicate the Rustic Pallet Headboard
Unlike the other pieces of furniture on the list, the rustic pallet headboard is not as easy to achieve. The pallets need to be in equal size and by the size of the bed.
Therefore, it requires greater precision. However, making this would be budget-friendly as pallets can be easily accessed. For this DIY project, you need to select the color of the pallet board first. Then you need to attach the boards to the frame.
Coffee Table With a Storage Basket
Any furniture that can serve various purposes is a blessing! Make yourself a coffee table that includes a storage basket to make your life easier.
Now, you can stow your clutter underneath your coffee table. You can also keep the messy newspapers out of your sight and out of your tabletop. We love the compact coffee table in the picture! If you feel the same about it, you should replicate it.
Knock-Off Blanket Ladder
The knock-off blanket is another way to organize your belongings. You can put the knock-off blanket almost anywhere. Paint and decorate it any way you like. Hang holding baskets or other decorative pieces to your ladder with your blankets and kitchen towels.
You do not necessarily need to spend thousands of dollars on it. It would just take you five dollars to make this and you wouldn’t see a difference. Therefore, make yourself one blanket ladder.
Mason Jar Pendant Lights
Who does not want some light on special occasions? Whether it is a family gathering or an occasion like Christmas, the Mason Jar Pendant lights will brighten your home.
You can put them on the ceiling of your living room. Making a Mason Jar Pendant lights is rather quite easy; hence, does not take much effort. Therefore, it is not something that you have to buy. To tell the truth, many people even start their DIY journey from here. For more shine, you can choose the Edison bulbs.
Upholstered Headboard and Bed Frame
Headboards have seen many innovations. One of those innovations is the upholstered headboard. You can convert a metal frame into an upholstered headboard. It should not take you more than $100 to achieve the design in the picture.
Measure the frames, grab a drill, scissors, and upholstery stapler to transform your ordinary headboard into the upholstered headboard. To elevate the look of your bed, choose pillows that would best compliment the headboard.
Beverage Bottle Covers
You must have come across the beautiful beverage bottle covers from Pottery Barn. Now, take inspiration from those and create your bottle covers at an affordable price.
You can embroider or stamp the cloth as you like. Then wrap the clothes around the beverage bottle. Your mediocre beverage bottle would transform into something attractive in an instant. The new look of your dinner table would enhance the beauty of the place where you put these bottles.
Paint Like Pottery Barn
Pottery Barn always knows the right blend of colors that give their furniture a smooth finish. After you are done with making your preferred piece of furniture, you would like to shift your attention to the painting techniques.
Although you have skipped paying the price of the furniture, do not think of doing the same with painting. If you compromise on the quality of your paint, you might need to color your piece frequently. Therefore, your cost would increase. Understand the texture of your piece and choose suitable paint.
A person who loves nature would always want to include greenery in his home. One way to do that would be to recreate the Pottery Barn burlap topiaries. Burlap is inexpensive and easy to find. Therefore, you can create it all by yourself.
You can take inspiration from the picture and create this on holidays. This would lift your energy. If you want the same effect on your friends and family, you can give it to them.
Knock-Off Numbered Pillow
The PB knock-off numbered pillows look cute on the couch and bed. Apart from that, the numbers help you organize your pillows. You get four of these pillows at $99. So, are you willing to pay that price? If so, go for it. If not, you need to rely on DIY.
These numbered pillows are easy to make and take about two hours. Choose the fabric of your choice. Then continue making your own numbered pillow.
Unfortunately, this is something that you would not be able to recreate. However, you would be able to find a replica that might satiate your desire. If you keep your eyes open, you might find yourself a replica with half the price.
However, there is always a risk of lower sustainability with look-alikes that come at a lower price. It’s you who have to decide if this risk is worth it or not.
Summer lantern uplifts your outdoor experience. The warm light of these lanterns creates an ambiance on your patio. These lanterns would also be a great gift for those who are enthusiastic about different types of lights. Purchase pickling jars of different sizes.
Pick a twine, knobs, clamps, and rope. Then make a lantern under $30. You can also use other jars for this lantern. This means that the cost of making these would go down if you have these jars in your hand.
Build Media Center
If woodworking is your forte, you might as well build yourself an entertainment center without buying the expensive ones from PB. Building a media center is fun, creative, and affordable. The media center in the picture looks spacious and well planned.
Not only is it suitable for holding the television, but it also leaves some room for decoration. The upper portion of the media center could be filled with a few paintings while the side pockets of it could be used for keeping small clocks and books.
Triple Tiered Tray
Three-storied trays are perfect for presenting small cupcakes at a party. It can also be used to keep your craft supplies. The tray in the picture looks well-made and perfectly decorated.
Lay your desired cloth on the tray and put your favorite teapot on the top shelf. You can include an assortment of cupcakes and cookies in the middle and lower portion. That makes it suitable for a tea party.
You can use ping-pong balls, balloons, or Styrofoam balls to make these cute and creative decorative balls. Buy thick yarn or twine according to your preferred length. Then spray paint the yarn and let it dry.
Wrap the yarn around the ball with hot glue. In case you are using the balloon, do not forget the fun part. Pop the balloon after the yarn attaches firmly to the balloon.
Baseball Scoreboard for Children
Attach a baseball scoreboard on the walls of your children’s bedroom if they are baseball fans. Since PB does not sell these scoreboards anymore, you can build one for your children.
Understand the portion you would like this thing to cover. Take a measurement that you will use when you choose the board. Even if you cannot do it all by yourself, you can always take the help of your local designer. They do not cost much in general.
There is absolutely no substitution for a writing table. Whether you are writing a short note or a letter, a writing desk can facilitate your writing process.
Even if you do not use it for writing, you can always use it to place your laptop and other belongings. Before you rush to PB or any other store, look around. Maybe, that worn-out console table could be made into a writing desk.
Wooden Kitchen Crates
Before you shoot us with your questions, there are massive differences between fruit crates and kitchen crates. A fruit crate is ideal only for keeping fruits whereas a kitchen crate can house both fruits and vegetables.
You can recreate the wooden kitchen crate and put it on the top shelf of your kitchen cupboard just like the picture. Now, you can keep your fruits and vegetables closer to your reach.
Capture time with this knock-off clock table. This table reflects elegance and beauty. The knock-off clock table can grab your attention as soon as you look at it. To make this, you need to find a round table so that you can make it look like a clock.
Use it as a coffee table or a side table. Adorn it with lamps, books, or vases of different flowers. Lay a carpet beneath the table to finish off the look.
Give Your Home the Pottery Barn Feel
You have successfully made your home a doppelganger of Pottery Barn with your skill, but what about the smell? If you are missing PB already, throw some lemon, pour a tablespoon of vanilla, and a dash of rosemary in a wooden pot.
Let it simmer for a while. Make your pot as pleasant as the reference picture here and get the vibe of Pottery Barn right at home. Let the aroma fill your home.