DIY Ballard Design art

Love, love, love this art piece from Ballard Designs- and they love it too, because they want $289 for it.

So you know me- “I can make that” attitude. I bought a vinyl Chandelier from Marshall’s, got me a 36 X 40 canvas from Michaels (used my 40% coupon) grabbed my paint box and brushes and went to work. I am NO artist people- but how hard can a few splashes and brush strokes be? Well I fretted and fussed over EVERY stroke, but I decided that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And I am LOVING my beauty!! I really wish my camera would take better pictures (or is it operator error?!?!) I looks much more exquisite in person.

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12 thoughts on “DIY Ballard Design art”

  1. Christina says:

    Great idea and it looks great. Isn’t it amazing how much some of their art costs? I think you found a great way to have to look at a much better price.

  2. Tamera says:

    WOW! It looks great! I love the DIY spirit!


  3. cindy@cottage instincts says:

    That looks great in your room! Good on ya :o)

  4. I love it girl.

    But you know that already 😀

  5. Holly says:

    You did a great job! It really looks good.
    I’ve been wanting to try painting something on canvas but have been afraid to attempt it. Good for you for actually doing it!

  6. jenjen says:

    It looks so great! I am obsessed with Ballard Designs. What a great project!


  7. This turned out so cute. What a great idea. i love Ballard Design just not the prices!

    Thanks for sharing!

  8. That turned out so pretty! I use Ballard’s for inspiration a lot too, since I just love all their stuff.

  9. REbekah says:

    Holy smokes!! this looks FAB!!!! great job!

  10. Wow, that’s fantastic!! You are so clever.

  11. that looks so good, great job!

  12. fabulous! you did a great job!
    it looks lovely in the room.

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