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Nice DIY No Sew Fabric Boxes With Handles

Nice DIY No Sew Fabric Boxes With Handles
Last week I got the itch. Not a rash. An itch to do something. To DIY. To project. And so I challenged myself along with you, to do some organizing and beautifying. I am pretty gosh darn excited about the outcome of my project! We have this fabulous piece of Craigslist furniture sitting in our playroom. Nope, for this project I didn't paint it, but that is next on the list. Yep, a pair of boxes. Not so much. Here are some of the supplies I used to spruce them up a bit: FabricCraft Knife or ScissorsSpray AdhesiveYard StickCotton CordGrommetsEmpty Boxes I have a bit of a color scheme going in the playroom which is green and turquoise, so to cover the boxes I stuck with fabric in those colors. The boxes I selected were equal size and 15" squares {a super sized bin!}. I used the yard stick to measure A LOT and draw straight lines on the back side of the fabric for all of my cuts: Then I cut two long strips of fabric to wrap along the inside. So now the inside of my box was completely covered: Related:  Storage For Dolls, Clothes & Accessories

Tucked Away Toys Anyone with little one's can tell you, that toy's can quickly overtake any space in the house! I find that to be especially true, not only with three young little boys of my own, but also with a daycare business to boot! However, too many toys in a space will quickly make it appear to be much smaller than it is, and feel like crazy commotion and clutter! Enter these amazing beauties: I discovered this amazing piece of furniture awhile back when I was looking for an easy yet stylish way to conceal loads of miscellaneous toys that continued to creep into the living space. And at a price of $32.54, I ordered up two! They tuck oh so perfectly under a console table in front of our large picture window! But back to why these are so amazing. Plus, the ottomans are lined inside, making sure the toys get a good night's sleep {or protecting the insides from nicks, wear and tear}! You frequent blog readers know what is next!

lor Me Domestic: Drawer Tower Cart Slipcover {Part 2} I've been hard at work finishing revamping my drawer tower cart and I'm finally ready to show you the FINAL results! If you haven't seen part 1 where I revamped the drawers, I suggest you do that first ;) This was actually my very first sewing project with my very own sewing machine I got 2 Christmas' ago. Yeah, I know, about time I took that baby out for a spin hehe. You ready to see the finished product? Here it is: click any image to enlarge with the lightbox I'm so happy about the outcome! The slipcover itself is really easy to make. I got the fabric on sale 3 meters for the price of 1! Have I ever mentioned I'm a slow crafter? I pinned the sides on the next evening, that took an other half hour. Also, since it was the first time using my sewing machine, I wanted to read the entire manual first. Once I did start sewing, it took less than 2 hours to finish everything. I found the best way to do it was to sew the 3 pieces together side by side, and then sew their combine lengths.

D*S diy projects for ladies’ home journal A few months ago, we were asked to contribute some holiday gift DIY projects to the December/January issue of Ladies’ Home Journal. The magazine has just hit stands, and our projects are now available to view on their website! Some of these are variations on past projects, while others — like the vintage book tablet case and the coiled rope bowls — are brand spankin’ new. If you have any free time over the holiday weekend, you should definitely consider these projects for getting a jump start on your holiday gift-making. Have a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday everyone! Image above: A trio of coiled rope nesting bowls in gold and neutrals make a chic, easy hostess gift. Image above: Make a vintage book iPad or e-reader case with a linen lining. Image above: A variation on our popular cat scratch pad tutorial, this time in a fun goldfish shape. Image above: Dress up simple white mugs with hand-painted botanicals or images of your choice to create personalized gift set.

DIY I love having strands of Christmas lights in my room all year round. They give my room a warm golden glow that takes the attention away from the chaotic mess on my floor. But I also wanted to add a little floral flair to my lights, so I came up with this simple 3step mini-project below... *Notes and tips: 1) The strand of lights I bought is actually a little bit daintier and more delicate-looking than the standard Christmas lights. I just had a red garland lying around so I used what I had, but I think you could make some really gorgeous light garlands if you used flowers of different sizes, textures, or colours (flowers made out of tulle or chiffon would be amazing!). -laura :)

Smart Storage Solutions: Control the Clutter Whew! Sorry for the late post today. The hubs and I have off today and literally just finished hanging up the last spice rack bookshelf in the boy's bedroom, thanks to the project sponsored by Apartment Guide! That's right, as you may recall, I am partnering up with Apartment Guide as part of their "Control the Clutter" Blogger Challenge, in which they offered up a $150 American Express Gift card to get a space under control. I quickly chose the boy's bedroom, since they were completely lacking in any sort of storage and items were beginning to pile. The kiddos desperately needed smart storage solutions for their itty bitty living space. As with any project, things get switched up and don't always go as originally planned. Things changed instantly when I got to work on the first project, which was the kiddo's art caddy. The rest of things pretty much went as planned. The dresser was removed and the kid's clothes are now stored in their new closet. I found a couple of shallow itso bins

אולמות תצוגה טל': 1599-531-060 דיזיין סנטר רח' הלח"י 2, בני ברק; ראשון-חמישי 21:00-9:30, שישי 14:00-9:30, מוצ"ש שעה אחרי צאת השבת-23:00 ראשון לציון רח' הרב שלום ג'רופי 4; ראשון-חמישי 17:30-9:30, שישי 13:00-9:00 קריית ביאליק רח' החרושת 40, א.ת; ראשון-חמישי 16:30-9:30, שישי 13:00-9:00 ירושלים רח' יד חרוצים 14, א.ת. חשיבותם של מרכזי המידע והתצוגה גדולה במיוחד לאור העובדה, שאף על פי שהמטבח העכשווי כולל מגוון שימושים, בבנייה המודרנית שטח המטבח עצמו נעשה קטן יותר ויותר. מרכז המידע והתצוגה שנמצא בדיזיין סנטר (בני ברק) הותאם לכל סוגי האנשים, וניתן ללמוד בו על המוצרים באופן עצמאי לחלוטין, ללא ליווי יועצים: הולכים במסלול, עוברים בין העמדות, לוקחים גלויות מידע, צופים בסרטוני וידיאו ומתרשמים מהדוגמאות. בממוצע, אנחנו משפצים את המטבח כל 15 שנה. לקביעת פגישת ייעוץ אישית ללא תשלום לחצו כאן

Tips and Tricks- Part 2! I'm overwhelmed by all of your kind words and emails asking for more tips and ideas, and for all of the wonderful tips you have left for me. I'm going to try and make it a semi-regular thing here at In This Crazy Life; because lets face it we can all use a little help sometimes!! I also had lots of questions asking if you could Pin this/feature this/share this- and the answer is of course you can! If you left a tip for me, but left it anonymously, then I cant give you credit- but if your name was there Ill certainly let the world know it was from you. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Hope you find something useful from this list, lovelies- keep your eyes peeled for more to come! Missed Part 1?

Build An Olivia’s Doll Crib PDF version A doll crib designed for 18" dolls. Features a bottom drawer. Handmade from this plan >> Dimensions Dimensions: It’s not a little piece. Materials and Tools Shopping List: 1 – 1×12, 8 feet long 1 – 1×6, 6 feet long 2 – 1×2, 8 feet long wood filler, glue, and finishing supplies 1 1/4″ pocket hole screws or 2″ trim screws 2″ wood screws (can use the 2″ trim screws) sand paper Tools: measuring tape square pencil safety glasses hearing protection drill jigsaw sander Cut List Cut List: 2 – 1×12 @ 20″ (Round tops as shown in step 2) 1 – 1×12 @ 21″ (Crib Bottom) 1 – 1×12 @ 20 3/4″ (Drawer Bottom) 2 – 1×6 @ 20 3/4″ (Drawer Front and Back) 2 – 1×6 @ 10″ (Sides of Drawer) 4 – 1×2 @ 21″ (Tops and Bottoms of Crib Rails) 10 – 1×2 @ 7 3/4″ (Crib Rails) Step 1 Rails Mark all of the 1x2s @ 21″ long as shown above. Step 2 Box The most difficult part of this entire project was cutting the tops of the ends the same rounded curve. Step 3 Assembly Now simply attach the rails to the ends and bottom. Step 4 Drawer Step 5