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Make a Duvet Cover from a Fabric Shower Curtain!

Duvet out of a shower curtain

Have you ever had a project in your mind and then you just can't find what you are looking for? That's what I ran into with my guest room redo. For the bedding I knew I wanted a grey duvet cover that had some ruffles but not too many - so it wouldn't be too "girly". And I wanted it to be a plain color so I could make some graphic pillows to go with the bedding. I looked and looked and couldn't … [Read more...]

Turn a Napkin into a Pillow Cover in 5 Minutes!! (tutorial)

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I am almost done with my guest bedroom redo. The color theme is grey and coral. So when I saw these 2-sided Privet House napkins from Target, I knew I wanted to use them in the room. I love the modern patterns. And for $3-4 per napkin, I thought it would be a great way to bring the color and those patterns into the room. Once I got the napkins home, I discovered that the napkins were … [Read more...]

Guest Post — How to Re-purpose Items in Your Home!

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Hello! My name is Amanda from the blog "Be Sweet". Thank you so much Jen for having me. :)  Be Sweet is a blog/ journal where I keep track of current craft projects, home renovations, what's going on in our life, and the ups and downs of motherhood. (Pay no attention my daughter- she really does like me.) My husband and I recently bought a small fixer-upper. This … [Read more...]

Repurposing Old Jewelry — with burlap!

 I got to go back to Studio 5 again today to do another segment. This time we talked about burlap bracelets. It was so fun! I thought I would share the bracelets and instructions in case you want to make them! You can use any bangle or cuff that you have lying around. This is a great way to repurpose old jewelry. You take your bracelet and cut a length of burlap or any other sort of fabric … [Read more...]