Having done a few different DIY Upholstery projects in the past, I know from experience that my favorite place to start recovering anything is to cover the lower front of the couch, removing the seat cushions. First I sewed the new decorator fabric at the seam connecting the plain fabric and the decorator fabric. This [...]Full Story »
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So, now it’s time to get started on that DIY Upholstery project from last December (Ignore the Christmas tree in the background of these pictures ). Fabric Let’s talk fabric first. Obviously, the most expensive part of the project is going to be the right kind of fabric. Most decorator fabric is over $10 a [...]Full Story »
Frugally decorating our homes often means adopting a “make due and mend” attitude about things. In this case, it involved buying a cheap sofa with a nice shape to it, and covering it with fabric to make it look brand new in a DIY Upholstery project. This is not as hard as it might sound. [...]Full Story »
This has been some crazy weather this summer! Dear husband and I were both in TN last week and it was over 100. Here in Michigan, it’s been close to 100 many days, and very humid too. So, just turn on the central air right? Well, we don’t have central air, so that option is [...]Full Story »
After my post about our trip to Tennessee, where I commented about using Swagbucks to earn points towards gift cards, as well as my comment below that Swagbucks Widget in my sidebar over there –> I had a reader email me a question. After some back and forth, I decided to share this with others, [...]Full Story »