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20 Anthropologie Knock-Off Tutorials

Anthropologie has some amazing eye candy in the store that always lures me in.  It’s time well spent too because I get some of the best ideas to knock off! {snicker}  Here are some tutorials and patterns to make your own Anthropologie inspired fashions, home decor, accessories, and chic sewing projects.

Home Decor

1.  Anthropologie Inspired Ruffled Lampshade ~ If you have a plain lampshade, some burlap, and a glue gun, you have all the makings for a gorgeous lampshade!  Learn how to create this beauty.

2.  DIY Anthropologie Teacup Lamp ~ This Anthropologie knock-off “One Lump or Two” lamp is fabulous!  The teacups and teapot are so whimsical and fun.  Gather your favorite knick-knacks to make this lovely.

Anthropologie Decor

3.  Map Art {Anthropologie Hack}Another great Anthropologie hack will help you add to your growing art collection, with this map art. Make it with a local map, and place it in your home so it’s the first thing your see! Or make a collection with different quotes and phrases.

4.  Zinc Inspired Letters ~ These Zinc Inspired Letters are fabulous!  They would be perfect accents in any room of your home.  The best thing about these letters is that you can spell any word your heart desires.  Cardboard letters and acrylic paint is all you need.

5.  Anthropologie Inspired Dresser ~ Layla took a water-damaged $40 flea market find dresser and jazzed it up “Anthropologie style” with some gray-colored stain, a little leftover paint, and her wedding date.

Sewing for the Home

6.  Flutter Drapes {Anthropologie Hack} ~ These ‘Tender Falls Shower Curtains’ knock-off are absolutely beautiful!  These cascading petals bring some whimsy into your room.  This project is an act of love, very time consuming, but well worth the effort.

7.  Pleated Drapes {Anthropologie Hack} ~ Whimsical and flirty pleated drapes hacked from Anthropologie!  Made from white sheers, instead of heavy drape fabric, these curtains let the light in!  Sew pleated ruffles onto ready-made curtains, or make your own custom length.


8.  Knotted Duvet Cover Tutorial ~ Create your own gorgeous knotted duvet cover with this step by step pictorial tutorial.  It only costs around $40 to make your own beauty.

9.  How to Make a Ruffled Pillow ~ Learn how to make a chic ruffled pillow inspired by Anthropologie!  It’s made with cotton jersey which makes this pillow extra soft and comfy.  Follow the full tutorial to make your own.

Anthro Rosette Pillow Tutorial

10.  Anthro Rosette Pillow Tutorial ~ This fabulous step-by-step pillow tutorial features a rosette round pillow Anthropologie knock-off.  No special patterns are needed because the tutorial shows you how to make your own.


11.  DIY Anthro Marjorelle Necklace ~ I adore the vintage look of this Marjorelle necklace.  Old rings, pendants and gold rope are paired together to make this gorgeous necklace!

12.  Easy Anthro Knockoff Bracelets ~ Learn how to make these gorgeous Anthropologie inspired fabric wrapped bracelets.  They are much easier than you think and are a fraction of the cost.  It’s not too early to start on Christmas gifts.

13.  Anthropologie Multitude Headbands ~ These multitude headbands are so adorable and colorful!  You will be amazed at how simple they are to make and how much money you will save doing it.  Fold over elastic, sold in fabric stores, is the secret to making your own headbands.

14.  DIY Anthropologie Purl One Bracelet ~ These bracelets are a clever way to use up small amounts of yarn and old chain necklaces.  No clasp closures were used.  Simply slip/roll it on and off your wrist.

15.  Anthropologie Millenery Hat Knock-off {tutorial} ~ This easy tutorial shows you how to make an easy (and much cheaper) version of the Anthropologie original.  Then you just need somewhere fabulous to wear it.

16.  Anthro Asterid Coin Purse Knockoff ~ This adorable Asterid coin purse is perfect for carrying car keys, cell phone, and lipstick.  It’s a fun accent piece for any occasion.  Download the free pattern to make your own.

17.  Anthropologie Knock Off Ile Saint-Louis Bag ~ Look at this darling Ile Saint-Louis Bag!  It’s hard to believe that the original version retails for  almost $500.  You can make your own for a fraction of the the cost with the free printable pattern and pictured instructions.

18.  DIY Anthropologie Scarf Flats ~ Add a scarf bow to beautifully adorn your plain flats!  Grab a vintage or new scarf and needle and thread to make your own.


19.  Anthropologie Squeezebox Top ~ This Squeezebox top is a definite must have for the season!  It is so adorable.  It would look fab paired with a skirt, shorts, or jeans.  All you need is two cotton shirts and your sewing machine.

20.  DIY Anthropologie Dress ~ They say every girl needs a ‘little black dress’, well I say every girl needs this ‘little red dress’.  Isn’t it fab-u-lous?  It was bought originally at the Loft.  The hem was brought up, the sleeves were added, and the cute little accent belt was made using a belt kit.

More Anthropologie Tutorials

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  1. Trixi

    WOW! Thank you for so much wonderful inspiration 🙂


  2. Erin @ How to Nest for Less

    THank you so much for featuring my lamp shade!!

  3. Windy City Novelties

    These are all great and fun ideas! I love love love the lamp at the way beginning and the white t-shirt! Thanks for a great share!

  4. Carmia

    Those zinc inspired letters look amazing. Thank you for sharing all these ideas!

  5. Trisha

    Love all these! The link to the duvet cover doesn’t work though! Can you help? I love it! Thanks!

  6. Ann in PA

    The link to the Knotted Duvet Cover tutorial sends you off to spam. =(
    Thanks for all the other links. Great ideas!

  7. Rachelle Brancato

    The link has been updated with a new link 🙂

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