I LOVE Method foaming hand soap, and although I like the shape of the bottle, it's not very decorative. So, about two months ago, I started experimenting with covers. I did one in cotton fabric (okay, at best) and I tried to felt one using yarn (tragic) and I contemplated a metal one using soda cans (lost interest). And then, while basking in the glory of blanket stitching one day, it occurred to me that a felted cover was the way to go.Which brings us up to date. A little something for your girlfriends or sister, this little cozy would be great couple with a bottle of Method foam soap and a spare refill.
I love the look of these pom pom rugs, but I wonder if they're cozy or just lumpy. (And I don't want to even think about what my cat would do to them.) If you think you'd like one, they're actually DIYable. The picture below is a project featured on Lion Brand. Here's a link to the pattern, but you have to be a member (or sign up) to see it.
Several years ago, a local television station started airing the ‘Yule Log.’ Basically, it’s a loop of burning logs in a fire accompanied with Christmas tunes. It has become a tradition in many households, even ones with fireplaces like mine, to tune into 'the log’. As a matter of fact, it’s ratings often top the charts. If you don’t have a ‘Yule Log’ station, here’s the perfect answer: HDScape’s Fireplace, which is a crackling fire sans the...
Finally a use for colorful, rectangular placements available at World Market! Here's a tutorial you can follow to make some jazzy padded laptop covers for yourself or for gifts. You'll need a little more than basic sewing skills to do this, but it's worth the time and it's very customize-able. With some patience and desire, you'll be the envy of all your Black-Nylon-Canvas-Cased Friends.
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It's cold outside, but that doesn't mean it has to be cold inside! If your pad is feeling less than cozy these days, you might want to employ a few of these quick and cuddly fixes.
1. Toss a throw blanket, especially the nubby kind, over the sofa and pile a couple folded ones on the floor so they're in easy reach.
2. Accent with black–but use it sparingly.
3. Add pillows galore, especially textured ones.
4. If you have a fireplace, rearrange your...