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From Baby Changing Table to Bar Cart

A long while back I blogged about bar carts… one that I couldn’t afford  and one that I was sure I would never build. It’s not that I have a lot of booze but displaying it on a bookshelf just wasn’t working for me. Somewhere along the way…either from one of my decorating magazines or via… Continue reading From Baby Changing Table to Bar Cart

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Fall Wreath Time…

It seems just like yesterday I was posting about making my summer wreath and it’s fall already and time to make my fall wreath. To the rescue again were my glue gun and some really cheap plastic flowers from Dollar Tree. It’s easy to make, simply pull the flowers off the stems you choose and glue them… Continue reading Fall Wreath Time…

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Napkin-Folded Pillowcases

  Brighten outdoor( I say indoor too) spaces with decorative pillows made from cloth napkins. Use spares when their matches have been tossed or lost, or buy single napkins that catch your eye. MATERIALS One 20-inch cloth napkin 12- or 14-inch square pillow Sewing kit Button Cord STEPS STEP 1 Lay a 20-inch square cloth… Continue reading Napkin-Folded Pillowcases

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“Put a Bird on It”

IF you watch Portlandia, you will get this reference, if not Google it for a funny scene from a very funny show. Meanwhile…I put a bird on this and I love it. Posted by She Cleans

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DIY Summer Door Wreath

  It was time for a change from the fall wreath on our door. I’d been wanting to try my hand and making my own wreath since a lot of them are rather pricey. I pulled  this one together with a few inexpensive items from Michaels. Posted by She Cleans  


Store your craft or sewing notions in this easy to make wall pocket

Saw this idea in the Crafts Beautiful Magazine and had to try it. NO sewing is required except for sewing on a button. All you need is two pieces of coordinating fabric and an embroidery hoop( the larger the better). Iron down a fold in the lower half of your fabric piece to create the… Continue reading Store your craft or sewing notions in this easy to make wall pocket