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A DIY Slipcover To Spruce Up Your Sofa For Spring

Let your sofa slip into something more comfortable Spring is the perfect time of year to begin making a new slipcover for your home.  I get inspired to clean and change things up a bit in my home once the weather gets warmer and we start to hear more birds singing.  My favorite ways to do this is to move the furniture around and change out some of the things in my home and add [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Slipcover, Upholstery|

Upholstery Happens And You Move On

ALL Flights To Denver CANCELED! Due to SNOW How do you handle what life throws at you? Today I find myself sitting in the airport due to a canceled flight.  I could yell at the clerk who is not at fault, I could get irritated and complain all day or I could take it in stride and make the best of the day.  I choose option 3 how about you? No one [...]

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Upholstery|

Make Perfect Comfy Window Seat Cushions!

Comfy Cushions Are A Must! Window seat cushions are a great place to read a book, take a nap or just enjoy a cup of tea.  These comfort areas in our homes come in many shapes and sizes so buying a one size fits all cushion is usually not an option.  When Creating these cushioned areas getting the right comfort is a must. Don’t skimp or overcompensate on seat [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Upholstery, Upholstery Business|

Fabric Scraps DIY Tote Bag Tutorial

Lot's of fabric scraps to choose from and make a DIY Tote Bag! If you are like me you have loads and loads of fabric scraps hanging around collecting dust.  Using a great canvas base and a few odd scraps I created a handy DIY bag.  In this tutorial, I will show step by step how I sewed this bag that can also be reversible.  I've also added a  step by step PDF  with [...]

By |February 9th, 2019|Categories: Upholstery|

DIY Pouf You Can Make In A Couple Hours

DIY Pouf Tutorial with Downloadable PDF I had so much fun making these poufs that I had to create a video tutorial and downloadable PDF so you can make one too.  This project was made with less than 2 yards of fabric and about half a 3.5 cu. ft bag of bean bag pellets per pouf.  The video tutorial will show you step by step how I planned out and sewed my pouf.  You [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Upholstery|


Thanks, Greenhouse Fabrics for donating this teal velvet for our chair! Brighter colors make upholstery that much more fun! If you follow me at all you know by now that I am by no means afraid of color!  The brighter the colors, the happier I am. This chair was originally a typical dark brown stain and to me was just a bit on the drab side.   Bright is an understatement for this color [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Upholstery|
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