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Make Chair Slipcovers out of Curtain Panels!

slipper chair tutorial at tatertots and jello

I was shopping at one of my favorite haunts - DownEast last week and I spied some super discounted striped curtain panels. I bought them thinking they might work for a project. When I got home I discovered that they wouldn't work for the project I had in mind, but they looked so great in my living room. Hmmmm. My mind was spinning. You see, I had such a fun time making over my Master … [Read more...]

Switching Things Up For Summer With a Turquoise Slipcover!

turquoise slipcover at Tatertots & Jello

Do you ever get in one of those cleaning moods? I was in one yesterday and while I was at it I took down my Fourth of July stuff and got out Summer! I love having a couple of different slipcovers for our couch. I have a grey one for Winter and a Turquoise one for summer. Here's what the couch looked like before the slipcovers: This summer has kind of gotten away from me and I hadn't had a … [Read more...]

My Slipcovered Sectional and a Giveaway!

turquoise couch

I spent this summer changing my space from a dark, slightly Tuscan vibe to more of a cottage-y, light-filled look. One of the things I really wanted to do was slipcover my big sectional in my family room. Update - winner has been chosen. It's Melissa Swenson. I wanted to go with white, but since I have four active children, I thought maybe a slightly darker color would hold up better. I … [Read more...]

Painted Striped Nautical Rug {tutorial}

painted striped rug from the side

My family Room/Kitchen Redo is almost done and I'm so excited!! One of the last projects I had to do was find a rug that went in the new space. My new kitchen and family room is a really pretty shade of grey {Sharkey Grey by Martha Stewart}. So I decided to make a slightly nautical striped rug to go with my turquoise couch.  I used the same paint color as the walls to paint the … [Read more...]

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

chevron ottoman and pillows_thumb[1]

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...]