Easy to make cushion covers for fall.

New DIY Cushion Cover Banners in 20 Minutes

Create Fall Decor with Simple  DIY Cushion Covers These DIY cushion cover banners are the easiest way I know of to update cushions, other than purchasing new ones.    Although I still adore cushions I had so many they wouldn’t fit in one closet.  My first solution was to quit buying new cushions, that lasted about a week.  Then I started updated them with new DIY cushion covers.   This fall I am making it even…

DIY velvet pumpkins with candles for fall decor.

DIY Velvet Pumpkins vs Stuffed Pumpkins for Fall Decorating

DIY Velvet Pumpkins and Stuffed Pumpkins Last year was the first time I saw velvet pumpkins and they are very beautiful.  They are so pretty and pricey.  I instantly knew they were different than other stuffed pumpkins and it took me a while to figure out why.     Velvet pumpkins, of course, are made using stretchy velvet and real stems, but they snuggle into the other decor differently as well.  The biggest difference is the…

DIY fall craft project for fall decorating.

DIY Wire Basket for Fall Decor

DIY Wire Basket  for Fall Long baskets are very hard to find, I did find a pricey one online but as usual, my tastes cost more than my budget allows.  During the search, I learned that this style of DIY wire basket is called a clam basket or vegetable hog. This DIY wire basket is very practical for gardeners as well, but for this year at least mine was made to hold birch branches on…

Fall decor with cotton stems and natural birch bark

Fall Decor using Cotton Stems and Birch Bark

Cotton Boll and Birch Bark Fall Decor Wall Art This DIY ribbon made using real birch bark is unique and the birch bark is so pretty.   Birch bark is so beautiful with its bright white patterns and texture, its perfect for fall decor. This fall decorating idea using birch bark and cotton bolls can be made with purchased materials in a few minutes.   If you’re interested in how we harvested the real birch bark for the…

How to Make a Fall Centerpiece for a Kitchen Table

How to Make a Fall Centerpiece for the Kitchen This Fall centerpiece is for the kitchen.  Its about 18 inches across and is placed on a lazy susan so that it can be easily moved.   If you don’t have a lazy susan you can use any large round tray you like. Choosing Florals The only part of this tutorial that took any time was choosing the florals.  The soft tone of greyish purple in these flowers…

Bedroom with fall banner that is perfect for indoors or for fall front porch.

How to Make a Fall Banner using Tea Towels

Fall Banner for Fall Decorating Banners are so fun,  I make one for just about every season.  They are fast to do, super cute and like this Fall banner, they don’t have to be expensive.    After spending three weeks waiting for white or grey burlap to hit the stores I gave up and went in search of an alternative.    Turns out that pretty Fall teatowels are a great solution, they are pretty, easy…

Fall centerpiece on a kitchen table.

DIY`Lazy Susan Turntable and Fall Centerpiece

DIY Lazy Susan Finding an accurate title for this post was a challenge. I made this large DIY lazy susan to use as a fall centerpiece for our always in use kitchen table.    It would be such a joy to have a separate dining room to decorate for special occasions but the reality is our home does not have one. Converting a small garage sale lazy susan into a  large centerpiece that can be…

Elegant looking crisp linen farmhouse pillow cover.

How to Design and Make Cushion Covers

Designing  Cushion Covers This post shows you a simple way to design your own cushion covers.  Using white fabric with rag flowers, vintage doilies and crochet is a really pretty way to add a soft touch to your decor. These cushions make nice gifts as well,  I have been asked to make some for friends and they are always appreciated.  They don’t take nearly as long as you would think they do.  Better yet they…