Easy Outdoor Pillow Covers

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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Best of June!

July 1st, 2012

It’s the first of July so it’s roundup time!  Here is the list of the top ten not-to-miss posts on CG in June! 

best of june 1

1.  We built a window seat from IKEA cabinets!  2.  What I did with the dog eared pages.  3.  It’s a DIY high heel shoe rack!  4.  Growing healthy hydrangeas.

best of june 2

5.  Relaxing on our blue balcony   6.  Office upgrades + easy rod pocket panels   7.  Don’t miss this list of fabulous online fabric sources  8.   Picnic placemats with utensil pockets.  9.  Yummy yum, time for tropical summer sangria.   10.  Grafting Pinot Noir grapes.  

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Enjoy your day!

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