Jen of Migonis Home describes her decorating style as “classic with a touch of vintage.” She had long loved quilted bedding with pop pom fringe from Ballard and knew it would right in with her home’s décor. Thus, she was inspired to create a cover for a king-sized pillow on her bed using quilt backing [...Read More]
Hanna from Stripes & Polka Dots says she has a love-hate relationship with poufs. She loves the look and function, but why must they be so crazy expensive? Hanna had been thinking (and thinking some more) about making her own until she finally took the plunge, creating this numbered wonder inspired by Land of Nod. [...Read More]
If you are a sucker for anything ruffled or ruched, then this project is for you! Anna from Home, Heart, and Hands created this darling rosette quilt for her daughter’s room for only $20. She did it on the cheap using a queen jersey sheet set from Wal-mart. While this may seem like a lot [...Read More]
This morning I shared a tutorial for a DIY apron made by Katie at View From the Fridge. What completes a pretty apron like a coordinating oven mitt so you can really bake in style?!? I love this use of fabric scraps and the fact that something totally functional like an oven mitt can be a fun way to bring color and pattern into your kitchen’s décor.
Anthropologie sells the daintiest little aprons, and Katie at View From the Fridge was able to capture all the frills and femininity in this knock-off she created. Katie simplified the process by starting with a cheapo white apron from Joann’s. From there she embellished with a lovely gathered skirt, plenty of ruffles, and a pretty flower clip. While an apron isn’t technically décor, hang this baby on a fun hook in your kitchen, and it’ll certainly add some interest to your walls!
Restoration Hardware offers a beautiful assortment of relaxed roman shades that can be custom made to fit your windows. Guess what? You can make your own for way less following this tutorial from Amy at Joyful Daisy. Amy whipped up her DIY roman shade using a sewing machine, but hand stitching or no-sew tape will also do the trick if sewing’s not your thing. So why not save some money AND get the perfect fabric to add some WOW to your room?!?
For only an hour of your time, Amy from Joyful Daisy shows how you can save $150-$175 on a table runner just like one from her beloved MacKenzie-Childs. Amy was thrilled when she came across a green toile fabric her mom had purchased years ago for a forgotten project and paired with her own houndstooth fabric to make this table runner for only $1. Amy says, “This adorable table runner would make a perfect gift for mom with Mother’s Day right around the corner, and you could even top it off with a fresh bouquet of flowers.”
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the last thing you want to dish out hundreds of dollars for is décor. Especially considering it will only be out a couple of weeks! Dena from Hearts & Sharts was in shock when she came across a heart pillow with an outrageous price tag of $198. She literally dropped everything and made the pillow in under an hour just to show how easily (an inexpensively) it can be done!