Batik Fabric Art with Glue Creates a Beautiful Wall Hanging

Batik fabric art is simple to create using glue and craft paint. Follow this simple tutorial to make a beautiful wall hanging. As a child of the seventies I’m continually surprised by how many techniques I see coming back in style. Have you noticed all the macrame hanging planters? At the salon you will probably… [Read More]

How to Create Beautiful Plastic Drawers with Mod Podge and Fabric

It’s time for our quarterly creative blogger challenge. This one is lead by Susan of Momcrieff to create or update something with mod podge and fabric. It’s been a long time since I’ve decoupaged but I was very excited to use some of my pretty fabric stash for this challenge.  Create Beautiful Plastic Drawers with Mod… [Read More]

How to Make Fabric Bowl Covers

While shopping with my sister and friend in the strip district, I stopped in at Loom, a beautiful textile store full of high end fabrics, notions, and vintage pieces. In the front they have a section of fat-quarters for $3.50. If you are into collecting beautiful fabric patterns, you may have found yourself with a… [Read More]

DIY Bed Pocket Caddy

I was talking with my daughter about dorm rooms. I wanted to know what some of the “must haves” were for a new student. You see, my niece is going to the same university this fall, and I wanted to give her something special for graduation. I decided on a DIY Bed Pocket Caddy because as it… [Read More]

Fabric Caddy/Bin Tutorial

Today I have a fabric caddy tutorial and the hardest part (but maybe the most fun), is choosing the fabric. I plan on using them for parties to hold plastic forks and knives. When we entertain there are usually more that 12 people attending, so my regular silverware is never enough. In the past, I have… [Read More]

DIY Lampshade Makeover

I found these two small table lamps at an estate sale many years ago. The shades were faded, but a nice shape, so I used some wine-color stain to spruce them up. It’s several years later and they are in need of a makeover. This DIY lampshade makeover couldn’t be easier, and I hope it will… [Read More]

Homemade Fabric Refresher Spray

I’ve been playing with essential oils, and came up with a great mix to use as a homemade fabric refresher spray. Though I try not to buy too many items that need to be dry cleaned, I still hate having to machine wash things like sweaters, because as soon as you do, they seems to go… [Read More]