Tag: craft

Sketch book

Home Basics: Top Tools for Your Decorating Tote

Getting ready to redo a room? Keep these simple items on hand in a grab-ad-go tote, whether you’re working on a makeover design or out scouting the shops….

Driftwood wall hanging

Easy DIY Ideas: Macramé Wall Hanging

Love the beach? Suspend an ombre-dyed macramé wall hanging from driftwood to suggest sand, surf, and sky.   What You’ll Need Driftwood stick Measuring tape White macramé cord…

Macramé plant hangers in window

Easy DIY Ideas: Macramé Plant Hangers

Show your favorite flora a little love by hanging them in front of a window—nestled within vibrant handmade macramé plant hangers. These adaptable holders will fit a variety…

greeting card and rose petals

Easy DIY Ideas: 12 Valentine’s Day Cards

If Valentine’s Day has jumped onto your calendar the way it has mine, you may be tempted to dash off to the discount or convenience store to quickly…

Patchwork throw on sofa

DIY Gift Idea: Make a Patchwork Throw

Looking for a custom gift that’s also cozy and cute? Put some bits and bobs of leftover fabric to (gorgeous!) good use and make a patchwork throw. We’ll…

Floral entry lamp

Easy DIY Ideas: How to Make Tassels

Add flirty or bohemian embellishments to furnishings and decor accents with easy-to-make tassels.   Our cheery entry is a symphony of floral fabrics backed by York Wallcovering’s Sea…

Entry decor elements

Easy DIY Ideas: How to Make a Key Tray

Make a pretty key tray for your entry with fabric scraps and decoupage medium to keep car and house keys corralled.   Floral-inspired projects and the joyful Sea…

Yo-yo lampshade on nightstand

Easy DIY Ideas: Update a Plain Lampshade

Give an ordinary lampshade a whimsical touch with cascades of hand-stitched fabric yo-yos.   Creating a fussy-cut quilt like this can yield a lot of small fabric scraps…

Stack of vintage handkerchiefs

Easy DIY Ideas: Vintage Handkerchief Projects

From backcountry bandanas to delicate hankies, these small scraps of fabric pack a big decorative punch. Match your handkerchief style to your decor. Use bandanas in country designs…

Easy DIY Ideas: Entertaining for Easter

Create a lighthearted ambiance for Easter entertaining with inexpensive supplies and an eye for color. A watercolor tablecloth brings a spring-like palette to your dining table. Gather your…

Halloween mantel overall shot

Happy Halloween Mantel Decor

Unless your entire home is filled with Halloween decorations, it’s hard to make the same kind of impact indoors that you can by creating a spooky entry on…