DIY Console Table – Ballard Designs Inspired

How to build a Ballard Designs inspired DIY console table for a fraction of cost. The stylish and simple legs make this table perfect for any decor!

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This DIY console table has been on my list of things to build for a while and I am so happy to finally be able to share it with you!

It is based on a Ballard Designs console table.

I was immediately drawn to the gorgeous legs!Side view of DIY console table

They are so simple yet have so much character!

I just knew I had to make it.

The Ballard Designs version retails for $599… and I made it for $35 in lumber!!!


So, you could buy the lumber, all the tools, build the table and then go out for a fancy dinner! Full view of the DIY console table

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How to Build the DIY Console Table

I am sharing the full step by step tutorial on Jen Woodhouse’s site – The House of Wood.

Click here for the full tutorial  

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Also, be sure to check out that one time I built a mirrored console table based on another high priced piece!

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Anika's goal is to inspire and empower beginners with woodworking, DIY, home improvement, and home decor ideas.
She wants everyone to unlock their creative potential and experience the feeling that comes with making something. Nothing feels better better than seeing something and saying "I can make that!"

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  1. the cape on the corner says:

    that’s amazing! i love the legs, so different.

  2. Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing at the To Grandma’s House We Go DIY, Crafts, Recipes and More Wednesday Link Party! Pinned!

  3. I love the color! What color stain did you use?

    1. Thanks Alyssa! I used Briarsmoke by Varathane.

  4. So creative! You are amazing! With us living so close, we should think of a partnering project!

    1. Absolutely Julie!!! I would love that!

  5. What a fabulous build Anika!! Looks just like it has come straight out of a shop but made with lots of love I’m sure!!

    Thank you for sharing your awesome project with us over at Waste Not Wednesday!

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