Decorating can be difficult when you don’t have a large budget. Where do you start? How do you make all those pieces you’ve collected along the way work together? Here’s how I took a bunch of mismatched second-hand furniture and pulled the decor together to give myself a brand new, stylish dining room.
Choosing the Right Bookshelves The three styles pictured represent the basics found in most online or brick and mortar stores. The budget friendly flat packed particle board units found in department stores. Take note that these do not hold much weight. Watch for an upcoming article on how to dress them up. Real wood bookcases. Most are constructed of […]
The Pillow: My first client was a Grandma-to-be for the first time. Her daughter was expecting twin girls. I was sewing everything for their nursery except the sheets. Included was two decorative pillows. Grandma wanted each pillow cover to be washable and have large welting. For easy removal I made them in the popular envelope […]
Supplies Being I’m big on DIYing, I have a tendency to cross use my tools, as you might have already noticed if you’ve been following my articles. Below you’ll find a list of supplies I used including a tool intended for use by those who install drywall. Fabric and lining (How to figure yardage shared […]