Category Archive: knock offs

HOW TO WHIP UP A MACKENZIE CHILDS STYLE COAT HOOK BOARD

In my pursuit to use it or lose it, I combined the top molding of an old store display, four 10 year old curtain tie backs I have never used, four 1 1/2″ washers from Randy’s toolbox, and four old buttons, to create a very useful coat hook board reminiscent of those delightful Mackenzie Childs …

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WHISICAL HAND PAINTED FURNITURE – RUBBER STAMPED CHAIR

This adorable hand painted and stamped chair just gleams Joyful Daisy!  All it needed was a bath, a new seat, and some paint!!!  I love the Mackenzie Child’s style checkerboard done in cream and yellow.  I thought the traditional black and white check that I have enjoyed featuring on many of my other hand painted projects was a …

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KNOCK OFF MACKENZIE CHILDS CHAIR

This is a true trash to treasure project.  Trash?  Yes, it came out of a pile of trash and into my craft room for a Mackenzie Childs makeover!  And now I cannot wait to find another one!  Want to see the before?…  And now for a little inspiration… Ok, so my chair is a little …

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KNOCK OFF MACKENZIE CHILDS BIRD FEEDER

Brighten your garden or any corner of the yard with a whimsical bird feeder.  If you have been at Joyful Daisy for any length of time, you know that I just love the whimsical designs of Mackenzie Childs, however I don’t always love the prices.  For instance, the adorable Mackenzie Childs bird feeder shown below can be your for …

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Knock Off Mackenzie Childs Cookie Jars and Lids

I admit that one of the most attractive features of a clear cookie jar is visible yummy cookies, however, these plain silver lids with plastic brown knobs needed a makeover really bad and since I just found these adorable porcelain coffee knobs the timing was perfect!  I mean look at these from Mackenzie Childs cookie …

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Mackenzie Childs Inspired Accent Lamp

  This little Mackenzie Childs inspired accent lamp adds a bit whimsy to our guest room décor.  I just painted the pot in my favorite Mackenzie Childs check and then added some floral foam, a candlestick lamp, a few silk flowers, and then topped it all off with a petite pleated shade in cranberry red.  Follow …

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Mackenzie Childs Knock Off Table

Mackenzie Childs Inspired Furniture – Trash to Treasure Painted Accent Table Hand Painted Mackenzie Childs Knock Off Furniture- Accent Table with Checkerboard Ok this is it…my first Mackenzie Childs knock off furniture piece and I am addicted!  This is so much fun and I learned some wonderful tips along the way to get that famous …

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How to Make a Relaxed Roman Shade

I just love fabric shades.  They are functional and yet add so much to your décor softening the wood, glass, and lines of the windows.  This tutorial features the relaxed roman shade I made for the guest room and at the end of the post you can see how easy it is to create a London shade …

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Mackenzie Childs Knock Off Table Runner

As Mackenzie Childs would say…”Add a little scenery to your tablescape,” with this traditional toile table runner.  You can only imagine my excitement the other day as I was going through my mom’s fabrics and found yards of this beautiful sage and cream toile.  She said I could use it all since she could not remember …

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Knock off Decor- MacKenzie Childs Enamel Board & Whimsical Magnets

I have loved or shall I say drooled over MacKenzie Childs home décor for years.  I just love looking through their catalogs and savoring each whimsical detail as if the catalog itself is a Belgian truffle.  I must admit that while I love their furniture and home accents, I do not love their price tags and that is probably …

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