5 Ways to Upcycle Your Fabric Scraps

5-Ways-Upcycle-Fabric-Scraps

I don’t know many crafters who don’t have a stash of fabric scraps somewhere. Some of them have much bigger stashes than others ( I won’t name any names…we know who we are), but the feeling of being unable to throw away such pretty pieces of fabric–no matter how small–is mutual. Here are five fun ways to upcycle fabric scraps–or just to get an excuse to collect lots of pretty fabric–with projects for around your home. Enjoy!

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No Sew Tote Bag {Get Out That Glue Gun!}

no sew tote bag {get out your glue gun}

Hello, it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m back today with a fun, super simple project that will make use of any fabric scraps you have leftover from other projects.   But don’t worry, for any of you who don’t know how to sew, all you need is a hot glue gun for this fabric {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Make a Floor Pillow

Floor Pillow 5 Ways

Poufs and plush pillows have been a big trend in home decor for the last couple of years. Look in on just about any decorated show home or family room in a magazine and you’ll see some type of padded seating option for the floor. As entertaining becomes more casual and family based and our options for in-home entertainment increase, there’s a greater need for instant seating. Floor pillows are the answer, folks! Lucky for us, it’s possible to put together some pretty nifty versions of the floor pillow or pouf without needing more than basic sewing skills. Check out these tutorials I found for DIY Floor Pillows.

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DIY No-Sew Window Valance

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Carmel from Our Fifth House is back sharing an easy way to dress up with a window.  And here is the best part?  It is a no-sew project.  All that is needed it a hot glue gun, scissors and a tape measure.  So you get custom look without the high price tag.

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