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Painting Fabric with Screen Printing Ink

Desperate times call for desperate measures. That can be the only explanation for me taking on a DIY project. You see, I’m working with no budget for my Room Service shelter project at the United Methodist Children’s Home (literally $0) so I’m doing as much as I can with things I already have. As I mentioned, I’m …

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Sew, A Needle Pulling Thread . . . . .

My mom is here visiting and one of her many, many skills is sewing. I’m talking on an haute couture level here. So I’ve enlisted her to make all kinds of things for the house while she’s here: drapes, slipcovers, pillows ….. because to say that I didn’t inherit that talent would be an understatement. …

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Inspiration Board Completed!

This weekend, I surprised myself and actually completed a DIY project. I finally made that bulletin board I have been wanting and the best part is it was so easy! You’ll recall that I started out with a piece of homasote that I had cut to 5′ x 4′. After I got it home I …

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Bulletin Board Project + Ramblings

It all started with a beautiful linen covered bulletin board that I saw at the Historic Concepts office when I went on my blogger outing last month. (Sorry I don’t have a photo of it but trust me, it was gorgeous.) I decided then and there that I had to have one for my inspiration …

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A Reupholstering How-To

As a follow-up to my post yesterday, Raina is kindly sharing her reupholstering tutorial with us today. So without further ado . . . ——————————- Hello Delicious Dumplings!  I’m Raina, the snark goddess from If the Lamp Shade Fits. A few months ago, Ally asked for my help with an upholstery project and I was …

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Future DIY Project

Remember I said I was getting a lot of furniture from my parents? Well, the lot included a couch and love seat that my mom really doesn’t want me to alter and I’ve been strongly discouraged from doing anything to the antique dining set but she’s okay with my painting and reupholstering these two chairs: …

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Kitchen Window Project

We have this window in the kitchen above the sink which is nice and all but the view is kind of hideous. So I usually just keep the blinds closed but that means the kitchen doesn’t get any natural light. I had been planning on having the glass replaced with frosted glass at some point …

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