Winners of the DIY Knockoffs Challenge

Ladies and Gentlemen, We have WINNERS!!!!

There is so much talent out there and I  am  so honored you came here to show off!!!


 Be sure to go through the links and find  some  inspiration for yourself.


 Our guest judge, Thalita from The Learner Observer, had the most  difficult job  picking the winners. I think she did a great job!




This is what Thalita  had to say about  her  CSI judging experience.


I LOOOOOOOVED being a judge this week because I got to be so inspired by so many wonderful bloggers.  Thanks so much for inviting me to be a part of this, and thank you all for your creativity.  You made my judging job very difficult, and yet it was a pleasure all at once!


Let’s see how she did.


 And the winners are…….Drum  roll  Please!


 Judge’s comments in BOLD!


# 2  Burlap Magnolia Stem Knockoff from Purple Hues and Me

I can’t believe these are hand made!  They look so professional and I was amazed at the level of detail in these.  Honestly, they are better than the original!  (Oops…Am I allowed to say that?


 # 7 – Knock Off Pottery Barn Planter from The Kim Six Fix


$8?!?!  These are UH-MAY-ZING!!!  The price difference is astounding, and they look completely authentically awesome!

 #6: Nautical Rope Knockoff Lamp from The Happy Housie

DIY Nautical lamp with sisal rope wrap and lanterns at thehappyhousie

Never in a million years would I have thought to take a simple Walmart lamp and turn it into something so special!  Such a creative and inspiring project!

# 3: Knock Off Beverage Tags from Sweet and Salty Sugar Boys

These tags are not only super useful, but also incredibly cute!  And come on, they were made with paint sticks?  That’s just the {free} icing on the cake.  Fantastic job!

 #5 DIY Pottery Barn Trunk from Finley Gray

Pottery Barn’s got nothin’ on this trunk!  The colour is beautiful and the hardware? Perfection!  Beautiful job, Kristin!

 #1: Wood Shelf Ledge from Who Are You Calling Crafty

Finished Shelf
Another win over Pottery Barn thanks to some free picket fencing and a ton of creativity!  These shelves look great, and it’s always a bonus when the wood is already weathered!

#9 DIY Petal Art from House on the Way

flower petal art cover

This is so pretty and unique art. Love the creativity and a great knock off!!! Thanks for linking up!

Congratulations to all of the CSI winners.  Be  sure to go grab your button here and proudly display on your blog.

 You have earned it!

Thank you to, Thalita from The Learner Observer, for  being this week’s guest  judge and making those incredibly difficult picks. Being  a judge is not an  easy gig. Be sure to go by and visit her blog!

Also, remember to reserve your Hallween Tee for the Crafter. There is also a giveaway but if you win and you have one reserved, that is ok.

You get yours for FREE!


For more info, go HERE!

 Come back next week for the Fall Wreaths Challenge! 

Have a great weekend and stay   safe!



I am a craft lovin', Diet coke drinkin' kind of girl! I love glitter and anything leopard print. My passions are crafting, fitness and living a healthy lifestyle and of course my family. The CSI Project believes in the mission to Create, Share and Inspire. When you create and share, you are sure to inspire! Hope you come away from The CSI Project inspired and come back anytime!!!

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