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10 Painting Terra Cotta Pot Design Tutorials

Terra Cotta Clay Pot Painting Projects Terra cotta pots have been around as long as I can remember.  And no wonder, there are so many things you can do with them, and they are affordable.  I was surprised to learn that terra cotta has existed as a pottery material since 3000 B.C.   I bet those ancient civilizations enjoyed painting terra cotta pots, just as much as we do now. j   While researching terra cotta crafts I…

DIY Fabric Liner for a Wire Laundry Hamper or Large Basket

How to Make a Wire Hamper Liner

DIY Wired Hamper Liner Wire hampers with wheels are gorgeous but expensive, so I came up with a  DIY Laundry Hamper.    Although wire hampers are beautiful, I doubt they look nice filled with dirty laundry.  So I created this wire hamper liner to use with my new large laundry hamper. e Supplies For this large hamper, I used: 3 1/2 meters of muslin 1/2 meter of interfacing 76 ” by 8″ strip of coordinating…

A Keep Life Simple DIY wood sign, hung above a casual sofa, this rustic sign is bright and cheerful for Spring decor. How to make a DIY sign for Summer decor tutorial collage. Keep life simple sign,  DIY signs,  DIY wood sign making,  DIY painted signs, DIY home decor signs, DIY summer decor

Keep Life Simple DIY Sign

How to make a DIY Wood Sign It seems that the whole world is always rushing.   I am constantly busy,  and juggling that results in insomnia.  I think most women live this lifestyle.  This  DIY wood sign reminds me to remember whats important, slow down and reduce the noise.  Focus on the things that help me grow as a woman,  time to learn, read,  work and just breathe.  On a more practical note, the little bit…

Final Reveal of How to Reupholster a Chair Removing the Fabric and Taking Notes Chair repair, furniture restoration, recover chairs DIY, how to reupholster a chair, reupholstery, chair reupholstery, furniture repair, recovering furniture, how to recover a chair.

How to Reupholster a Chair – A French Provincial Beauty receives a Shabby Chic Makeover – The Final Reveal

How to Reupholster a Chair – The Final Reveal It’s so great to finally show you the final result of this thrift store chair makeover.  Originally I had not planned for it to be three posts long but there was so much detail I wanted to share and  I couldn’t shorten it and not miss something. Over the last two posts, I shared the project preparation and the sewing how-tos.  Today all that is left…

Day One of How to Reupholster a Chair Removing the Fabric and Taking Notes Chair repair, furniture restoration, recover chairs DIY, how to reupholster a chair, reupholstery, chair reupholstery, furniture repair, recovering furniture, how to recover a chair.

How to Reupholster a Chair – A French Provincial Beauty receives a Shabby Chic Makeover – Day Two

How to Reupholster a Chair – Today is all about Sewing Hello, if your following along from my last post you know that I have already assessed what will need to be done, took photo notes, cut the new fabric and pinned it to the existing pieces,  refinished the legs, gave the fiber a quick recovering, and made a new cushion insert. In today’s post, we’re going to start sewing. c Here are all Three…

The fold out desk interior of a vintage secretary that received a painted furniture refinishing.

How to Paint a Vintage Secretary

A New Secretary Cabinet for the Craft Room Secretary desks are so handy, I had been looking for an affordable one for a couple of months.  I love them because the hutch provides extra storage without taking up much floor space.  I thought the downstairs craft room was finished, but motherhood continues at any age.  My youngest decided to return to school so he moved home and I gave up my pretty pink workspace in…

DIY Fairy Garden for Easter with a Teacup Patio

A Fairy Garden for Easter

Easy DIY Fairy Garden Once each month I join some of my favorite blogging friends in a blog hop.  You will find the links to their posts at the end of my post.  I am sure you will have a great time. If you have joined me from one of the other Creative Maker blogs, thank you very much for stopping by. This little fairy garden for Easter can be whipped up in ten minutes…