Tag: quilt

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…

Bed with floral quilt

Easy DIY Ideas: A Floral-Inspired Bedroom

Celebrate spring’s arrival and renew a bland bedroom with this bright bouquet of floral-inspired crafts.   From an enticing bed covered with flowering linens to an upcycled nightstand…

Sewing machine with hankies

Easy DIY Ideas: Bandanas and Hankies

Cotton hankies and bandanas are inexpensive and charming pieces of fabric that quickly add a cottage, farmhouse, or vintage vibe to your decor.   Bandanas, or kerchiefs, are…

Vintage bedroom crop

Easy DIY Ideas: A Very Vintage Guestroom

Give a plain-Jane guestroom some vintage character with linens, accents, and repurposed furnishings—just in time for holiday visitors. Our antique quilt has inspired us again (you may remember…

Country style dining room detail

Designer Secrets: Mix Pattern Like a Pro

Pattern is the easiest way to add character to a room. The important thing is to ensure a visual rhythm.   It’s always easiest to start with one…

Shutter wall detail

Easy DIY Ideas: Vintage-Inspired Artwork

Make your own wall coverings, groupings, or artwork by gathering and showcasing vintage finds and collectibles. Metal LP cover frames are just the right size and depth for…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: The Guest Bedroom

Lively layers of dynamic color, vintage finds, and space-stretching strategies reanimate a sleepy guest room without breaking the budget. Neither warm nor inviting, this guest bedroom needed a…

Gracious Hosting: A Holiday-Ready Guest Room

When guests arrive for an overnight stay, provide a welcoming and comfortable room that anticipates their needs. The holidays are a busy time for everyone, so thoughtfully stocking…

Buying a Mattress: the Mail-Order Solution

Buying a mattress is one of the least glamorous, yet most important purchases you can make. Although it’s completely covered by layers of linens, the mattress is your…