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Fast and Easy Pleated Ruffle Ottoman Slipcover {tutorial}!!

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Fast and Easy Pleated Ottoman Slipcover! I recently ordered this pretty blue chevron materialfabric.com.  I love the color because it can go in almost any room in my house. I bought this ottoman at a discount store about 15 years ago and for the past 5 years it's been sitting in my basement, waiting for a makeover. So I decided to give it a little facelift with my new fabric. This was … [Read more...]

Make a Washi Tape Clock {tutorial}!!

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One of my favorite Washi Tape projects I have made so far is this fun and whimsical Washi Tape Clock that I made for my craft room. I used a bunch of different Washi Tapes for each of the clock numbers. Washi Tape Clock Tutorial   … [Read more...]

Candy Party: Part 1 — The Cupcake Tower, Candy Bar and Invitations

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It was Hannah's 12th birthday last week and she really wanted to have a "Candy Party" with a couple of her good friends. Her favorite color is yellow, so we decided to go with a yellow and turquoise color scheme. So bright and happy!! And what better way to anchor a "Sweet Candy Bar"than a pretty cupcake tower?? There are so many different ways to make a cupcake tower. But Canvas … [Read more...]

Kids Project — make an easy Summertime Chevron (zig zag)Tote!

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  Last week I had the opportunity of participating in the I Love to Create Live event. Video streaming by Ustream {My segment begins at about 1:30 into the show} It was so much fun! There were a few guest designers that were sent the same I Love To Create products, and then we each made something with those products. Here is a picture of the cool products that they sent … [Read more...]

Porch Makeover Part 2 — make a 10 minute pillow cover out of cloth napkins!

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The sun is out and I love looking at my freshened up front porch. Yesterday I showed you my Chevron Frame Door Hanging {with Washi Tape}: And today I want to show you a 10 minute pillow you can make out of napkins! … [Read more...]

Porch Makeover Part 1 — Chevron Door Hanging {tutorial}

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It snowed here yesterday, but that didn’t stop me from trying to Spring-ify my front porch. I am so ready for some warm weather!!   I started off with my front door. I had a unfinished wood frame in my garage, so I pulled that out. My inspiration for this door hanging is this beautiful chevron fabric I found on Fabric.com – I’m a little obsessed with it right now. I used the same stencil … [Read more...]

Painted Chevron Rug Reveal {tutorial}

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I finally got some pictures of my newest project --  My Painted Chevron Rug!! And.... I love it!! I know, I know -- Everyone is obsessed with Chevron. I jumped on the bandwagon and I think it's fun. I love the bold, graphic lines and statement that it makes in a room! {Ikea rug} I painted the rug white and then used my favorite color these days -- Martha Stewart's Arrowroot. … [Read more...]

Spring Project — Make Chevron Subway Art!! {Tutorial}

 I have been ooohing and aaaahing over all of the Chevron projects around blogland lately. It got me motivated to make some Chevron art for my home. And since the weather here has been so dreary and grey, I was aching for some happy, sunny art to lift my mood. And what better song than the Beatle’s “Here Comes The Sun”? … [Read more...]

Chevron Pennant Tutorial {Silhouette project}

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I may have an addiction to Pennants/Bunting. I think it is adorable and I want to make one for every room and every occasion - lol. I have been anxiously waiting for some of Silhouette's Fabric Interfacing and was so excited when it came the other day.  I decided to make a project that combines three of my favorite things right now -- Polka Dots, Pennants and Chevron!! {Chevron … [Read more...]

Chevron Crush: {20 Chevron Project Ideas}!!

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 {VT Interiors}  {Santa Barbara Chic} I just love the Chevron trend.  It's graphic, bold and makes a statement. Reminds me of Subway Art - lol. {Coco Cozy} … [Read more...]