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    Updated on Feb 2, 2019. Posted on Apr 9, 2013

    35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

    The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

    1. These chrome light bulbs are a must for any exposed-bulb light fixture.

    westelm.com

    At West Elm, they cost $18.

    Paint your own with glass paint.

    View this video on YouTube

    youtube.com

    IT MUST BE GLASS PAINT.

    2. These Container Store magazine files cost $9 retail, but only $3 to make.

    inmyownstyle.com

    Get the instructions here.

    3. Learn how to make this Marimekko-inspired wallpaper transfer.

    curbly.com

    Get the instructions here.

    4. A little spraypaint can turn a $19 lamp into a Jonathan Adler-style nursery light.

    projectnursery.com

    Get the directions here.

    5. Make your own painted West Elm baskets.

    kimmelkids.com

    Get the DIY here.

    6. This $500 Restoration Hardware trestle desk costs only $50 to make.

    shanty-2-chic.com

    Get the DIY here.

    7. If you're artistically inclined, make your own version of this Anthropologie mug.

    homeheartcraft.com

    Get the directions here.

    And while you're at it, make the matching Anthropologie cardigan.

    cassiestephens.blogspot.com

    Get the directions here.

    8. Make your own IKEA Lotus lamp.

    instructables.com

    Get the instructions here.

    9. Pottery Barn apothecary jars run from $69-149....

    thecountrychiccottage.net

    You can make these for free with this label printable.

    10. These adorable storage boxes look just like the ones made by Danish interior design company House Doctor.

    afnord.blogspot.se

    Get the instructions here.

    11. These watercolor mirrors are an amazingly easy DIY.

    ardorblog.com

    The original was made by a French artist named Constance Guisset. Make your own with liquid glass stain.

    12. This Pottery Barn storage ladder costs $279.

    charmbraceletdiva.blogspot.com

    You can make one for much less.

    13. This copycat IKEA console table means unlimited future breakfasts in bed.

    isavea2z.com

    Get the directions here.

    14. Make your own almost-identical version of this Ballard Designs fold-down drying rack.

    15. Wrap an existing chandelier in rope to replicate this Restoration Hardware lamp.

    remodelaholic.com

    Get the DIY here.

    16. Make your own West Elm floor poufs from $3 IKEA rugs.

    apartmenttherapy.com

    Get the directions here.

    17. This nautical rope mirror is a Restoration Hardware-inspired IKEA hack.

    apartmenttherapy.com

    Get the directions here.

    18. This pet food canister will keep food way fresher than the bag.

    tidymom.net

    But the original costs $50. Get the DIY here.

    19. Knock off this amazing Ralph Lauren decahedron pendant light fixture.

    viewalongtheway.com

    Get the instructions here.

    20. Make your own Hudson Bay Point quilted blanket.

    missmake.com

    These vintage blankets go for anywhere between $100-300 on eBay, and they tend to be very scratchy! Learn how to make your own..

    21. Make your own version of these ancient-looking maps from Restoration Hardware.

    gardenberger.blogspot.com

    Get the directions here.

    22. Make your own Pottery Barn-inspired sandbox.

    23. Knock off this Nate Berkus for Target vase.

    uglyducklinghouse.com

    Get the instructions here.

    24. Make your own version of this classy bench.

    livelovediy.com

    Get the directions here.

    25. Make your own Confetti System party decorations.

    alittleglassbox.com

    Get the directions here.

    26. Why pay $349 for this CB2 rug when you can paint your own?

    diaperedknights.com

    Get the instructions here.

    27. Create your own Pottery Barn-inspired moss-covered letters, just in time for spring.

    abowlfulloflemons.net

    Get the instructions here.

    28. Re-create this Restoration Hardware coffee table with wooden pallets.

    blissfullyeverafter.net

    Get the directions here.

    29. This Anthro-inspired ikat console can be easily DIYed with a piece from IKEA.

    eastcoastcreativeblog.com

    Kinda think the DIY version is cooler than the original. Get the instructions here.

    30. Recreate this modernist Z Gallerie TV tray.

    homemademodern.blogspot.com

    Get the instructions here.

    31. Knock off this Serena and Lily chair by painting a stripe down the center of an armchair.

    diyshowoff.com

    Get the full instructions here.

    32. For Christmas time, create an exact replica of the Ballard Designs monogram wreath.

    monicawantsit.com

    Get the DIY here.

    33. This Pottery Barn growth chart ruler is a really cute idea if you have kids, and only costs $7 with materials from Lowe's.

    517creations.blogspot.com

    Get the directions here.

    34. This windowpane pillow by Horchow is a lovely design, but it costs $115 for a pillow.

    twiggstudios.com

    Make your own. Get the directions here.

    35. Thrifty and Chic made a much larger version of these Pottery Barn crates to act as a laundry hamper.

    thriftyandchic.com

    Get the directions here.

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