Wednesday, November 16, 2011

PB Noel Wall Art

A while ago I was browsing through the Pottery Barn catalog and I saw this GORGEOUS Noel Wall Art.
Then I saw the price tag and didn’t think it was so gorgeous anymore: $149!!!

I refused to pay that much for something I could make, so here’s my knockoff version.


Wanna know how much this one cost me? Go ahead, guess.




Yeah, that’s definitely something I can handle.


I stocked up my 50% off coupons and headed to JoAnns to buy these cardboard letters.

They sell for $3.99 each and are 12” tall. With my coupons I only paid $2/letter, and that was the end of my spending since I had the rest of the supplies on hand.


First I hot-glued the letters together.


Then since I didn’t want this thing to fall apart, I took some sawtooth picture hangers and hammered them flat before nailing them on the back to ensure the letters stayed together.


I wanted to have mine look like one piece, similar to PB’s, so I decided to caulk.

Now normally I would have used a gun and the caulk in the tube, but I used up the rest of mine on my closet doors to headboard and keep forgetting to buy more.

Fortunately, when we bought our house 8 years ago our builder gave us a little touch-up kit which included this:


Works for me. Squeeze some between all the crevices, then take a damp cloth to wipe off the excess.


Once that was dry, I grabbed some Rustoleum Hammered spray paint leftover from my family room shelf project.


And guess what? It’s done! Quick and inexpensive.


I set mine on my mantle in front of a music sheet covered board, but you can easily hang it on your wall or set it out on its own.


  1. Great job! I love the color too.

  2. I saw that at PB too! I love it, yours looks awesome.

  3. Fabulous!! I think I like it better hanging alone...w/o the music print!

  4. So cute! Featued this today at

  5. That is so great! Love you version and the price much better! I am a new GFC, Twitter and FB follower from Creations by Kara. I have stumbled this post as well. Vicky from Mess For Less

  6. I love this!!! :) I can't wait to make one, it would go perfect in my home decor!!


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