Settling into the new place continues to be all-consuming: with a week left to go until furniture is delivered, I have been scrambling to finish unpacking in the limited hours after work. Of course, everyone needs a break, which is how I stumbled across this handful of decorating How-To’s. If anyone tries one of these, be sure to let me know!
Recycling (Upcycling?) Old Bed Linens
Seen on Design*Sponge
I love the look of those pillows! How cute would that be on a couple of throw pillows?
Painted Canvas Rug
Stenciling, Moderate Assembly
Seen on MarthaStewart.com
I don’t think that I would go with the same color palette or stencils, but I’m smitten with the idea of creating a custom look for any room.
IKEA Pendant Lamp $12 Make-Over
Seen on Apartment Therapy
I’ve really wanted one of these types of lamps for a long time…but as the article states, they are a Little cost-prohibitive. Naturally, I can’t wait to try this out! Maybe using colored paper?…
Reading Recommendation on Etsy’s Storque
This book sounds rather intriguing to me: who wouldn’t want to make their dollar stretch? (I know…that’s not really decorating, is it?) However, it sounds more suited to someone who has access to gardening…
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