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 Upcycle Your 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!}

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

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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