Today, I wanted to show you how I made the pleated skirt for the rocking chair makeover from yesterday. You can buy a pleating foot for your sewing machine, and there are also manual pleaters available, but I don’t have either.
One dilemma I sometimes have is how to secure artwork in a frame. Remember the menu chalkboard using homemade chalkboard paint? I made several other chalkboards at the same time using frames I found while thrifting. Unfortunately, thrifted frames usually don’t have backing or hardware.
You know how much I hate ironing. One thing that drives me crazy slightly irritates me is the way my ironing board wanders across the room while I’m ironing. Does that ever happen to you? You’re ironing away, singing a happy tune (yeah, right), and… [read more]
Remember the drop cloth covered bulletin board I made? That frame was actually one of a pair and I finally got around to using the second one for one of the chalkboards I painted using home made chalkboard paint. With all the curves and grooves,… [read more]
Is it Tuesday already? Sorry I haven’t been posting much, several projects going at once, but nothing finished to show you. Remember the master bedroom tour, with no curtains on the windows? Well, I have started working on the curtains and wanted to share with… [read more]
Hey, it’s Tipsy Tuesday! Today I’m giving you my Top Five Kitchen Tips that I use in my kitchen regularly. Not top five as in best tips ever. Just the first five to pop into my little brain.