There's knock offs and then there's knock ons, (as in 'right ons'), like Brandi's interpretation of Pottery Barn's new Jeweled Wreath Embroidered PIllow ($45), which couldn't get much more 'on'. To make it easier on herself, she used
Okay peeps, alert the media, because this makeover is genius. Genius, I say! (It also makes me wanna smack my head and ask myself why I didn't think of it on my own.) Check it out, a cheap-o Hawaiian Breeze fan went from boring to brilliant with the help of a can of spray paint.
If pink puts you off, check it out in a bronze finish. Certainly does have that Pottery Barn feel.
Note to self: Fans are on sale this time of year. Buy one and do this to it.
This weekend, a friend and I went to a seminar at our nearby Pottery Barn for an 'accessorizing' seminar and, like a good blogger, I took notes to share with my peeps. If you're not a fan of the PB style, that's cool. These suggestions will work for any interior.
Last week while perusing my local Pottery Barn, I spotted a reflective glass sphere in the holiday discount area. I picked it up and held it in my hands. The tag said it was mercury glass and there was a note inside that PB recommended inserting a strand of twinkle lights into the opening at the sphere's bottom. As I was gazing at the ball, one of the sales associates walked by, saying, "Oh! You're very lucky to have found that!" I nodded. Okay, sure, whatever.
Lauren and her electrician husband determined to make a jar pendant chandelier modeled after Pottery Barn's Exeter light fixture (pictured below), which retails for $399. Lauren & Co. pulled their homemade version
Amanda found the goofy lamp pictured above courtesy of Craig and transformed it into the PB inspired lamp pictured below. The original costs $269, whereas Amanda's knock off set her