Category Archives: Home Decor

Lighten Up Pillow Transformation 1

Nothing adds light and reflective textures to a cave better than silk damask! The first layer of pillows has been completed.  In the cave these 26″ square pillows were covered in a black/brown paisley. The Lighten Up Project has transformed … Continue reading

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Lightening Up – The Destashification Method

Brown, Black and Gold. Home Dec colors of choice 8 years ago. I now refer to that time as my “Cave Period.” … time to lighten up. I found some great blue/gold damask wallpaper to cover the dark brown area … Continue reading

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Two hundred+ Ties

A family member collected over 200 ties while working as a FBI agent.  After he  retired, the ties were forwarded my way to create a quilt. Most of the ties were 1980s and 1990s vintage. If you were not around … Continue reading

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Fabric Christmas Decorations – No Sew

We just took down the Christmas Tree – early this year.  We stretch the season as long as possible. Making Christmas Ornaments is a family tradition.  These use left over Christmas fabric (see note on fabric at end of post.) … Continue reading

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Huck Arizona Pine Trees and Snowflakes

Arizona is – land of deserts and saguaro cactus. Arizona also has beautiful Ponderosa Pine covered mountains! This time of year, those mountains are also covered with snow! Friends invited us to spend some time in their mountain lodge earlier … Continue reading

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Dorm Room Pillows

“I’ve decided to change the colors of my room.” Words that make every Destashifying Mother smile and head to the sewing room. “No more purple and teal.   I think I want blue and yellow.  Send me my blue comforter … Continue reading

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Linen Towels – Luxury for Little

A number of home catalogs are featuring luxury linen towels.  Although linen is a wonderfully absorbent fabric, costs of near $100 per towel are prohibitive. Being that I have a SLS (Sizeable Linen Stash), I decided to sew a few … Continue reading

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