Sewing - Crafts - Seasonal Decorating - Food - project sheets and videos - Matt and Shari - do it yourself projects. Search results for shadow box. Today I will be sharing with you the family room I designed in my client I's home.
You saw their guest bedroom not too long ago, seen here. Check out the before pictures of this room - wood paneling, track lighting and a mirrored wall! We knew the paneling, mirrors and track lighting had to go. I presented two options to my clients for the fireplace - paint the brick white, or remove the brick to create a flat drywall finish on the fireplace. I'm so glad they went with the latter, it turned out to be the perfect canvas for our shadowbox wall (will get to that later). THANK GOD for my client's amazing contractor, who was a family friend of theirs. Here is a "during" shot - check out that vintage wallpaper! I like to create design boards for my full service design to help both the client and myself visualize the space. Couch is from CB2, media cabinet is from IKEA, the pouf is from Taza Designs and the rug is from West Elm.
I blogged about finding the great Ikat fabric back in September: Fabric basket and bin tutorials. If you're into spring cleaning and organization, these DIY fabric storage box instructions might be right up your alley:1.
Surlepetitchemin's box, made with this tutorial from Sew4Home2. Morton®Salt - Create Dough Sculptures. If your t-shirt is REALLY BIG. Ric Rac Rosettes. My brother-in-law just returned home from a mission in Brazil last week & brought his sisters these adorable rosette necklaces...
I instantly fell in love! Thanks for modeling Emily:) With a closer look, we discovered the rosettes were made of ric rac! I had to make one for myself, so I went to the store and bought the colors that were on Clearance(because I'm cheap) pulled out some thread & some beads that I found for 99 cents on Clearance at Walmart... and started rolling the ric rac...see how they EASILY make an adorable rosette? I doubled my thread and cut it a bit larger than the size I wanted my necklace.
And then repeated the ric rac rosette in a new color... Tutorial for Easy Clip Art Rails — Ana White. The free content provicded by this website is made possible by the following current sponsors.
Thank you! Goody goody gumdrops wreath. I love the way gumdrop wreaths look!
I'm planning on using these as part of the decor for my boys' polka dot birthday party next month, and of course they're cute enough to keep around for Christmas, too. They were a breeze (and slightly addictive) to make. Before I started, I did a little bloggy research on how to go about making a gumdrop wreath, and everything I found involved breaking toothpicks in half, skewering the gumdrops on the end, and jabbing it into the wreath form. Uh, no. Don't bother. So trust me. I bought 10 inch foam wreath forms. Then I took a piece of floral wire, wrapped it around, and looped it to form a hanger. Then I went to town gluing the gumdrops on. This was also was a good test of my perfectionist, symmetry loving self. After I finished gluing, I sprayed the wreath with matte sealer to preserve it.
While the sealer was wet, I sprinkled a tiny bit of clear glitter on it. It probably goes without saying, but this is an indoor decoration. Advanced. How About Orange. I'm pleased to announce a new print on a new product: removable wallpaper!
Chasing Paper has just launched my Sunburst print in nine— that's right, NINE— colors in their shop. I'm super excited. This stuff is like regular wallpaper, except it's self-adhesive and no paste is required. It's low-tack, so peeling it off won't harm your paint. (Or your 70s wood paneling.) Chasing Paper's wallpapers come in 2 ft. by 4 ft. panels, so you can buy a little for a small project, or a lot for a big project. There's a bit of satin sheen to the paper. I covered a plain white cabinet in my dining room. Since I'm always skeptical about claims of durability, I decided to find out how easy this stuff is to clean. It wipes off easily, leaving the wallpaper unharmed.
Let's pretend you accidentally run your wallpaper under some water. You know what that means. Buy this design from Chasing Paper right here, or browse their other fun patterns!