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Current. 12/26/16
Finished. 4/3/17
You Made It and Love It Link Party

Organized Laundry Closet - Making Home Base. Basket Liner. If you’d like to know how to line one of your billion baskets you have cluttering up your house, you’re in the right spot.

Basket Liner

Now seriously, you can tie together a whole bunch of random baskets by lining them with matching fabric. It’s quite a beautiful thing. All you’ll need is some fabric, a sewing machine, and some thread. Pillow Slip Covers. My couch needed some more color.

Pillow Slip Covers

Badly. I was tired of looking at the same ‘ol greenish brown color. All it took was a 40% off upholstery fabric sale at Joann’s fabric, and I had a plan.The red goes perfectly with my red curtains. Framed Initial. Simple Curtains. When we moved to Georgia, we got rid of a lot of stuff.

Simple Curtains

We sold, gave away, and donated a lot of things that just didn’t make the cut on our moving trailer going down south. Sad for our old stuff….but fabulous for me. I could now scour the town (okay, craigslist, goodwill and fabric stores) for new stuff. Pillow with Ties. I know, enough with the pillow tutorials right?

Pillow with Ties

I can’t help it though.They really are a fun and simple touch. And I have loved experimenting with all types. So hang in there…..I’m almost done purging all of these pillow ideas. Almost. Fabric Wall Hangings. We have a big space above our entertainment center.

Fabric Wall Hangings

And a fairly tall ceiling. So I came up with a solution to fill up all of that plain ‘ol wall. (No paint allowed……oh, the life of a renter.) (Ignore those empty picture frames……pictures are being printed.) Do you remember when I made some wall hangings a while ago? Gathered Curtains with Ties. I had to finish my bedroom.

Gathered Curtains with Ties

Remember the pillows I made here, here, and here? Well, I had to splash more of that fabric by Amy Butler up on my windows. Some serious vibrance. All neatly gathered below a panel of floppy ties at the top. Decorate with Plates. I had a great idea to put plates on my wall……to finish off our bedroom.

Decorate with Plates

So I bought three of them. In a nice and sassy cherry red, to place right above the headboard. While that project was stewing………I spray painted a picture frame cherry red, so that I could use my Bird Branch print from Fall Down Tree. The print was intended for my craft room… Well, or maybe the nursery… But the red on the frame was an exact match with my plates. So I quickly decided that the print was going to hang out in my room for a while.

Bathroom Decor. That bathroom needed more to brighten it up.

Bathroom Decor

Those walls were painfully bare. And I was really diggin’ this fabric by Laura Gunn… I couldn’t help but use more of the collection. I attached this fabric panel along one end of each hand towel the same way I attached the fabric panel to the shower curtain. And I made a fabric wall hanging, the same way I made the wall hangings here. Covered cardboard storage boxes. Well, craft room stuff..

covered cardboard storage boxes

And it keeps growing and growing. So the time came to organize. And of course have a little fun with it. So…….I made these storage boxes completely out of old cardboard boxes covered with a little fabric on the front.. Craft Room, Part 2. Did you see Part 1 of my Craft Room?

Craft Room, Part 2

Good ‘ol cardboard… For today? Craft Room, Part 3 (dry erase picture frame) Do you remember this old post? (Sorry, not the best color, not the best picture…..and not my favorite framed dry erase board. But it worked.) I decided to find a new picture frame and make a new one. Mostly because I am a note and list person. Craft Room, Part 4.

Need a few more ideas to help out your crafting space? Better head to some yard sales. They’re becoming plentiful her in GA….the weather is perfect for them. (Hope it’s warming up wherever you are.) And you may find a few treasures to spruce up. Fabric Storage Boxes. Okay, the fabric storage box tutorial is here. (Sorry for the little tease last friday and no actual tutorial. We were trying to get on the road for our trip to ID… things got crazy last week. But we’re here. 14 Simple DIY Must Haves. Home Improvement Tips. Make a counter height Craft Table. I have been squirreled away down in my basement for several days, opening up boxes, purging junk, and finding new homes for all my craft/sewing stuff.

I haven’t been able to find my interfacing for weeks, or my white felt, or ugggh… serger thread. So, I finally forced myself to actually open up and clean out the 11 or so boxes that were just sitting in my craft room. They had all been opened and I was able to find a few things as I needed them………but I’ve felt suffocated in my craft room since we moved into our new home (well, rental home), 3 months ago. DIY Pillow Cases. Raindrop Pillow Tutorial. So excited to have Sara from The Aqua House here again today, sharing this DARLING Raindrop Pillow Tutorial.

This makes me all sorts of excited for spring! -Ashley Spring is here, and if you’re like me, you are looking to freshen up your home with some new accessories. It seems like springtime brings lots of beautiful blossoms and cheery colors into our home decor, but this year I knew I wanted to do something different. Laundry Room Makeover. Add LOVE to Your Bathroom.

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