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I'm obsessed with making-over old, worn out furniture. It's amazing how almost any old piece can be totally transformed with new paint, hardware and a little imagination! Here are three examples from Ladies Home Journal...click here to read the entire article. Out-dated side table with stone top transformed into a bright and cheerful accent piece! *First they removed the hardware and stone top, sanded the table all over, and applied a coat of primer.
Inexpensive and ubiquitous, store-bought sheers will save you precious time and money by serving as the canvas for your creative additions. Turn organza ribbon into soft stripes on cotton-voile sheers. Tools and Materials Cotton-voile sheers Iron Measuring tape Organza ribbon Scissors Straight pins Needle and thread Curtain How-To 1. Fold curtain lengthwise in accordion pleats of equal width (ours were about 8 inches); iron creases.
Family photographs instantly add warmth and personality to your home. Take them out of the attic, off your computer, or out of the infrequently viewed albums on your bookshelves, and enjoy them every day. Invite a friend over, and you can create this meaningful and flexible display in an afternoon.
So, magnificently I was linked on AOL yesterday, hence the 14,000 readers and 40,000 hits. I am still amazed, even if it was a fluke! There were a lot of discussions, and one question e-mailed to me, about DIY headboards and canopies. I figured I would do a post with some more ideas on creative ways to create a dramatic bed without having to actually BUY a bed.
what you'll need Rod brackets Screw eyes Sewing machine Curtain dowel rods Two links of chain Bedding Adhesive tape Ceiling hooks Fabric and coordinating fabric Finials There are several ways that you can make your canopy headboard stand out. You will find that making your canopy headboard out of fabric can really make it look different and fun.
Alice's Tips: - For a coastal living look, use a gauzy or sheer fabric in white or cream. Materials and Tools:
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