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Lighter neutral walls are the perfect backdrop for the white furniture and pretty blooming branch.
A favorite poem (I Carry Your Heart With Me by E.E. Cummings) that I’ve been reading aloud to the Peanut.
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Yay!! I am SO excited to share this project with all of you!
I started with just the window frame (it came with the glass) and went from there.
Note: You do not have to apply the decals at all if you prefer not to. If you like the idea of branches but don’t want to buy decals, you can just paint them on the back of the windows. (That was my initial plan until I spotted the decals!)
Beautiful and so creative! Great job, Rachelle! This would be perfect in an entryway! Love it!
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Then I remembered I have these shoes…
And instead of looking like this…
I got a little sassy and wore a leopard scarf and movie star sunglasses instead of safety goggles…
Here I am with my handsome date…(isn’t he cute?):
Beautiful! I love a happy ending and perfect? It’s what I see! Great job, Aja!
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.…and the dresser has been sitting in the hall since Phoebe’s room make over, in May.
Lost and with No Where to go. Phoebe’s clothing just did not fit the drawers anymore.
It would be a perfect Nursery dresser. I debated Craig’s list.
Then, I saw this inspiration dresser for a mere $13,000!!! Are people just crazy?
But then I kept looking at the lines and thinking “I really can make this work”
and so last week…I did it.
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2. Using left over fabric, I sewed an envelope pillow cover for an old pillow to use as a cushion.
4. Measure and mark where the brackets will go. Pre-drill holes.
5. Sew around shape, leave an opening for stuffing. I reinforced (back and forth) over the ribbon to make it more durable for pulling/playing. Sew close to the edge but be sure to grab both pieces of fabric. Snip curves.
Bri made one for her cats too, we actually cut a board to fit the window sill…
Layout batting and fabric under board and cut to size, allowing fabric and batting to wrap on under side.
Wrap in batting, starting with stapling in the center of each side and working way to corners.
Cut away excess.
Repeat to cover in fabric.
Follow steps 3-8 above under TRAY to CAT WINDOW PERCH.
Bri’s cats love it!
|She ain’t pretty from the back!!|
|See the pink marks?|
1. Choose appropriate size Dischanger for plate.
2. Wet finger and rub the back side of the Dischanger to activate glue. Wait a few minutes.
3. Press down on back side of plate (check to make sure design on front and Dischanger on back line up if plate has a design – so it’s not upside down or sideways).
4. Let dry 24 hours. Ready to hang!
5. Using the back of a large piece of wrapping paper cut to the size of the wall space. This makes planning and execution so easy with beautiful results (exactly as planned).
6. Lay out plates in a pattern.
7. Once plates are arranged, trace plates on the wrapping paper. Mark where the nail will need to go. (You may also want to number the plate on the back and match it with the traced circle on the paper so there’s no confusion on placement.)
8. Tape paper onto the wall. Add nails where indicated.
9. Take down paper and hang plates.
What do you think? Do you have a plate wall? Include a link in the comments. Let’s see it!
Here’s another look at mine:
I love seeing what you’re up to and your Autumn DIY is amazing! I personally don’t have anything fall related to share this week with some other projects going on, so let’s take a look at some gorgeous fall wreaths from the past Fall Festivals from some very talented ladies. Click the blog link for more details about these beauties.
Rules: FALL ONLY! Regular DIY Project Parade is on Sundays!
Zuzu loves her new bed! She still tries to sleep in our bed at night, but during the day, I catch her lounging in her vintage suitcase palace.