into a lovely armless chair.
Creating new projects as well as taking unwanted & underappreciated items & upcycling them into something you love.
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Hey old chair, we've got you covered!
As a yard sale find, this "chair" began its life as part of a sectional sofa. The rest was hauled off to the dump. By salvaging this segment, we were able to convert this ugly throw away
into a lovely armless chair.
Another tool in the belt for DIY'ers! This versatile shade will work great on any window.
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Visit sister blog Christine Lindsay Sewology for more insight & images of this unique design.
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We love Halloween -- better than anything! Ok, that is a exaggeration but the dressing up, baking & shift in weather all add up to our favorite time of the year. Reflecting on our past posts, we are re-gifting our prose & projects that will lend a harvest whim to the start of the holiday season.
After last year's remodel in my home, the dust has finally settled enough to refine the details.These stairs were carpeted in their previous life. They were then painted with darker colors, which at the time was the style. With the new design, the stairs need an "uplift". Even the cat appreciates lighter, brighter feel!
Selecting the font had to be the joining of sleek & a little old fashion. Trolling Pinterest for fonts, I found this one. I saved it, enlarged it, printed it, and traced it. Laying on the stairs to paint hand paint the numbers was the hardest part of the job. Transfer/carbon paper
Time tested, cat approved! If he looks familiar, he can be seen in McKinney Cottage Schmear; An Extraordinarily Easy Fireplace Update
A fast invisible zipper DIY tutorial. Easy directions simplify what is normally viewed as a difficult task, using your own machine's zipper foot.
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Try this unique yet simple way to display Christmas cards & photos. Use stray bits of wire to wrap around the tops of little houshold treasures to reinvent their use.
Using a length of wire & needle nose pliers, wrap & twist the wire around the top of each base. Curl a double loop at the top to place photo/card.
We are giving these kitschy, discarded porcelain cats a new identity as vintage Halloween decor. Upcycle your own thrift store find by letting your imagination & piece be your guide. From ugly strays to yays!
We are all worthy of feeling satisfied about where we are in our homes. Our approach to the adventure is as important as the results. The journey of finding our design ideals shifts with seasons & people passing through our lives. We are more likely to enjoy the creative process when things are made easy and How To Love Your Home's passion for finding & sharing tools, tips, & triumphs is here for simplifying the journey to a commonsense approach to homemaking & design!