Ballard Designs Charleston Mirror

On our trip to Atlanta in May we stopped at the Ballard Designs Backroom.   I purchased a Charleston Mirror in the Fruitwood finish for $40. It was on closeout because it was being discontinued.   Out with the old in with the new! I love the classic cathedral style to the mirror.   It {…Read More…}

Ballards Backroom

Are you traveling through Atlanta any time soon?  What about Ohio?  Did you know that Ballard Designs has an outlet store in those two areas called Ballard’s Backroom?  They have one in Atlanta, Georgia, Roswell, Georgia and West Chester, Ohio.  If you are in either of those locations you have to check it out. Last {…Read More…}

Drawing Paper Roll

My kids love to draw, especially my daughter.  In October I built this Ballard Inspired Paper Holder for my kids.  They use it all the time.  It is in the perfect location too — right between our kitchen and our playroom.  So when I am making dinner I can still interact with my kids while {…Read More…}

Ballard Designs Safety Pins Plaque

I hope you don’t think less of me.  I hope this doesn’t ruin my reputation forever.  I hope this doesn’t tarnish my frugal living reputation.  I hope you don’t think I am a sell out.  I hope you understand… that I just had to have it. I actually made a purchase from Ballard Designs. I {…Read More…}