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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 itself. (someone please tell me their kitchen table ...

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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 made by me, checkerboard hearts quilt made by my ...

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DIY Rosette Headwrap/Earwarmer

This is a quick little gift you can whip up in about 30 minutes. Perfect to give to a mommy who doesn't have time to do her hair :)  I made it using some vintage scraps, and it is easy sewing.  Here's what you will need: Measuring tape 4" x {your head measurement - 6"} rectangle of ...

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DIY Anthropologie-inspired Bolster Pillow

If I didn't tell you, I am trying to complete our master bedroom look.  I bought several accessories with my Christmas spending money, and now I am making a few pillows for the bed. Anthro is selling like 10 bolsters right now, so I thought it would be nice to make one and show you how.  ...

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DIY – fat quarter Date-night Handbag

That's right!  This little number is made from only a fat quarter.  It is self-lined and the strap is made from fabric too!!  It is just the perfect size for a date, wedding, or party.  Anytime you only need to bring your wallet, lip gloss, and phone.  I hope you don't mind the fabric I used.  ...

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DIY Braided T-shirt Yarn Headwrap

For those of you who don't sew at all - this is a dazzling no-sew project.  Of course, I copied it from Anthropologie.  Are you tired of me doing that?  Oh well, i guess you'll just have to live with it because I LOVE anthro and can't afford to buy stuff there.  So I copycat.  I have seen many ...

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