A great way to bring a little outdoors in is by making one of these beaded wood door curtains. Materials you’ll need include:
6 or 7 branches about 3 feet long and a few inches thick
pruning shears, a lopping tool or a saw
a vise or a pair of adjustable lockjaw pliers
drill and 1/8 inch bit
60-pound test fishing line
For the entire tutorial, jump to Natural Home Magazine. Via.
Silhouettes can transcend paper, you know? I've been experimenting with all sorts of fabrics for silhouettes during the past year and a half. The best materials are felt, hide, suede, faux leathers and, if you don't mind a little raveling, cotton velvet.
Believe it or not, the yellow floral fabric was a hideous sundress I found at GW. I needed that color of yellow so this is it. The best thing was that the dress was lined so I used the...
Oftentimes it's quite simple to improve on an old idea. This DIY Hangable Hamper took me two hours, tops, to design and complete. It can be constructed from remnant fabrics and old purse handles salvaged from the Goodwill or your mom's closet. My less-than-tidy husband is thinking of attaching a hook on the wall in the closet so he can test out his wife's jiffy design.
what you need:
1 yard remnant or new fabric
Trying to furnish your new digs on a shoestring? This fabulous ottoman/hassock can be made for next to nothing. Go to a hardware store that sells electrical wire off of a wooden spool and ask for a discarded spool. Next, go to a fabric store and buy a cool fabric remnant that will cover your ottoman. Hint: Upholstery fabric is 54" wide. If you have a twenty inch round (diameter) ottoman and you want it...