I love stores like Antropologie, Urban Outfitters and West Elm as much as the next person, but I can't afford to decorate my whole home with their products. I pick and choose my must-have items to splurge on and, whenever possible, I DIY the rest based on my favorite store-bought pieces. Some home decor products have gorgeous DIY versions with full tutorials available online, so why not give it a try?!
Ever since I saw West Elm's Knotted Felt Pillow, I've had a hankering to try to know one off, but, as happens when you procrastinate such things, some other clever DIYer beats you to it. That
One of Ana White's readers made a daybed inspired by one spotted at West Elm. This particular model is no longer available, but based upon the price of a similar-looking daybed they offer, it probably cost around $450. This
I am grooving on this bedroom vignette from West Elm. Especially the accordion lamp ($129). It frees up the bedside table and would seem to provide light right where you need it for reading. Loving the all the other stuff in the room too, especially the ruffly shams and comforter ($29-169). Like the headboard? Check
West Elm's new 2 x 2 Collection is clean, simple and completely affordable. The 2 x 2 dining table ($269), featured above, is as fresh as the first day of spring.