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Easy Outdoor Pillow Covers

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Wow, what a weekend!  After six weeks of renovation, we finally finished up the kitchen over at our Alma Project at I snapped a lot of pictures, can’t wait to show you the transformation, it’s such a great before and after story!  Thanks for all the sweet comments on our blue balcony from last week.  As promised, here is the four step easy peasy lemon squeezy way to sew your own removable pocket pillow covers.

  diy outdoor pillow covers

 

First things first, grab yourself some outdoor fabric from a local fabric store or online (here’s a great list of online fabric sources!)  I used two yards of P. Kauffman Conservatory Aquamarine for two rectangular lumbar pillows and two yards of Waverly Meridian Medallion for the square versions.  (Depending on the size of your pillow, you often can get away with only 2/3 of a yard per pillow, but I ordered 1 yard for each pillow to be safe.)

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How to Build a High Heel Shoe Rack

Monday, June 25th, 2012

All the ladies who love shoes, raise your hands! 

Friends, I’d like to share with you my first project for HGTV is now online – it’s a two tiered high heel shoe rack I built from wood and dowel rods for my heels and painted in a fabulous shade of raspberry pink. 

how to build a high heel shoe rack

 

To read the full tutorial on how to make one for your own closet, check out how to build a shoe rack over at HGTV.  And for 24 more ideas, check out this post on 25 ways to store shoes in your closet

Thanks HGTV for featuring this project!

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