5 Ways to Make a Pillow for Valentine’s Day

If you’ve been a reader for very long, you know I have a thing for pillows. Being able to switch out the pillows on my couches and chairs to add a different color or a touch of holiday decor is one of my favorite decorating strategies. Pillow covers that can be removed are incredibly easy to store; they don’t take up much room, and they can simply be folded into a bin or basket when no in use. The bulkier pillows live on my couches, and it’s easy to switch covers according to changing seasons or my tastes. It’s almost as easy to make pillow covers–not quite, but almost–and you can definitely have a lot of fun embellishing them. Enjoy these 5 Ways to Make a Pillow for Valentine’s Day!

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5 Ways to Have a Colorful Christmas

One of the things I love about blogging is that it widens my circle of friends so much…and I get to virtually visit many more homes during the Christmas season.  This year, I’ve seen lots of homes decorated in lovely winter whites and traditional reds and greens.  What I can’t get enough of, though, are the pictures I’m seeing of halls that are decked in less less traditional color schemes.  They’ve inspired me to break the mold with my own decor, this year.  Today I’m sharing 5 Ways to Have a Colorful Christmas.

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Pillowcase Skirt

After making those Valentine’s Day skirts for Kayla, and falling in love with the quick and easy results, I decided to see what other fabric I had in my stash.   I pulled out these two pillowcases I purchased at a yard sale for $.25 each.   While the light peach color didn’t exactly jump {…Read More…}