5 Ways to Upcycle Your Fabric Scraps

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!

Planning to Make a DIY Floor Cushion? Here Are Some Great Ideas!

Planning to Make a DIY Floor Cushion? Here Are Some Great Ideas!

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.

5 Ways to Get This Look: Banquette Dining

5 Ways to Get This Look: Banquette Dining

 I found this amazing dining area with banquette seating, pictured at Better Homes and Gardens.   There are lots of things that appeal to me about this space:  the natural lighting, the banquette seating, the simple drum shade,  the cheerful fabrics, and the gallery-style artwork above the windows.  I challenged myself to find at least five tutorials for projects that might help me replicate the look of this room.