Pillow Bling – DIY Pillows-how to cover flaws in fabric

This Spring I wanted to spruce up our patio by making new cushions for the patio furniture.  I was hunting for a tropical Sunbrella (outdoor) fabric until I came across this Richloom designer fabric for $4.00 a yard  (normally sells for $20.00 ++ a yard).   Needless to say my hunt for outdoor fabric just went out the door.  Eureka, so I thought. Until I inspected all 11 yards that I purchased.  Sometimes things are … Continue reading Pillow Bling – DIY Pillows-how to cover flaws in fabric

Adding Curtain Appeal – DIY Band trim on curtains

Your old, fatigued curtains need a pick-me-up on a budget?  Color blocking and banding can give solid color curtains that needed facelift.  This is a great solution.  All you need to do is cut and sew a straight line, and the hard part is done. I wanted side panels on my studio/office window, nonfunctioning to finish out the Austrian valances.  Nothing fancy, something quick, easy and easier on the budget.  I … Continue reading Adding Curtain Appeal – DIY Band trim on curtains

Tropical Bed Scarf and Neckroll

This past week-end was wet and rainy so I deemed myself house bound which gave me the opportunity to finally finish my bed scarf and accent neck roll.   A while back The Marriott Beach Resort had a liquidation sale because of renovations.  We purchased 4 drapery panels in perfect condition. Had them dry cleaned. The lining was a little faded from the sun so I replaced the lining, … Continue reading Tropical Bed Scarf and Neckroll