How to make a table top canopy

I'm finally getting around to the tutorial on how I made the striped table top canopy, better late than never right? You can see how to make the table top canopy frame here Now you don't have to do blue stripes, or stripes at all, it all … [read more]

How to build a table top canopy

I have recieved a lot of emails asking if I was going to give a tutorial on the table top canopy I made for the Root Beer Float station at my husbands birthday party.  When my husband and I made this, it wasn't in my plan to do a tutorial. … [read more]

S’mores bar, root beer float station and more

I wanted to make my husbands 75th birthday party very special, especially since he has never had a party in his whole life..{what?? that is crazy right?}  So in between all the chaos of getting our property ready for the guests and The … [read more]

Roman Shade made with an Ikea rug and cheap mini-blind

I have been dying to make a roman shade using a mini-blind.  Have you seen this idea?   You attach fabric to the front of a mini-blind to make a roman shade, genius I tell ya!  And I finally got to try it, and let me tell you, it was … [read more]

How to make a relaxed roman valance

As promised, here is the lengthy tutorial on how to make a relaxed roman valance. I am no professional, but I thought I would attempt a tutorial on how I made it, just in case you want to make your own. The actual valance isn't hard to make, it is a … [read more]

How to wallpaper with fabric using starch

Putting fabric on a wall with starch has been around for a long, long time.  I used this technique in my kitchen pantry a couple of years ago and I was shocked on how easy it went up and how easy it is to take down {I still have mine up, but I … [read more]

Video on how to make a tailored valance

I thought it would be helpful to make a video on how I made the tailored valance along with the step by step instructions I did.  It is really hard for me not to gush about this video that Brady {my nephew and assistant} did because I am his … [read more]

How to make a tailored valance

I finally put the tutorial together on how to make the tailored valance I did here.  My "assistant" Brady came over one day and took pictures and video of the process.  He hasn't finished the video, but I will post that when he gets it … [read more]

Tailored flat panel valance

I have decided to change the design of our family room at our river house.  I loved the look back in 2004, but I am ready for a change, and 8 years is pretty long for me not change something. My plan is to take out the county fabrics and update … [read more]

Tutorial on how to make the tufted headboard

The tufted headboard tutorial is finally done.  It was way harder than I thought it would be, which is why I am late on getting the post up.  I think it was harder to make this tutorial than it was to make the tufted headboard! I can not … [read more]