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DIY Fresh Fuchsia Cami – Anthropologie inspired

Do you ever feel like your loungy clothes are blah or frumpy?  How does that happen? I promise I buy cute p.j.’s – I just really really want to be super comfortable….so I guess I end up in baggy t-shirts and the same black yoga pants.  Not too ...

DIY Color Path Pillow

  I was inspired by this pillow cover from West Elm Of course, you know me, I had to spice it up a little with color.  As you also know I have a small love affair with Anna Maria Horner's designs, and I have made many projects using her ...

Sewing “room” Redo

I use the word room cautiously because it is actually just a corner of what is supposed to be a formal dining room - but it also houses our baby grand.  So far in my crafting life I generally cut things out on the floor.  It's not so good.  My ...

DIY Round Tablecloth!

As promised!  When I made the Spring Tablecloth last week, several of you commented that you have round tables - well here you go!  Actually, making a round tablecloth is not that much harder than making a rectangular one.  There is really only ...

DIY SpringTablecloth

...so I'm a little (actually a lot) embarrassed to show the before picture to you - here I am writing a blog about homemaking, and I have a huge stash of fabric just waiting to be sewn, and this is the sad sad condition my kitchen table finds ...

Baby Boy Valentine Onesie: Bear Hugs

Hey there!  I know I neglect the boy department a lot on this blog.  Sorry about that - but a friend of mine just had a little boy, and I decided to make this little valentine onesie for him (L this is for little A :). Perhaps I can make a few ...

DIY Cupcakes and Roses – Valentine T

This is a fast project (hour or less) with impressive results! Inspired by this shirt from Baby Gap: Here's what you will need: 1 solid t-shirt or turtleneck (I got mine at Wal-mart for $2.00) Scrap pink fabric red thread (sulky ...

Built for a Quilt

Here's what my hubby did over this long weekend. He found the wood in our yard and stripped the bark off - then made this ladder to display our family quilts. Top quilt: spider web design made by my great-great grandmother, garden wall quilt ...

Master Bedroom Reveal

This was done on a teeny tiny shoestring.  I only spent about $100.00 on accessories to complete my look - including things like a sidetable, lamps, votives, planter, aluminum bin, etc.  I had already made the window treatments and quilt,  I just ...

Thrifty Transformation

Looking through several DIY magazines this holiday, I was inspired to organize my crafting area a bit.  I found this little thing at a thrift store for $4, and decided it would be perfect for organizing ribbon, trims, buttons, etc. Obviously it ...

*Guest Post Thursday* Repurposing A Canvas Bag (AKA Making It More Awesome)

Good morning!  Today my good friend Laura is here to share with us a quick and easy redo for a canvas bag.  I actually saw one really similar to her finished product in a catalog the other day!  Also a reader, Pam, inquired about the candy canes on ...

DIY Anthropologie-inspired “blooming deer” pillow

Blooming Deer Pillow $88.00 Hello!  Here I am with another project inspired by something I saw while perusing my Anthro catalog that just came in the mail. I liked it because it is seasonal, but not so literally Christmas.  I commissioned ...

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