5 New Things

Originally posted on Nuts And Bolts:
New throw pillows. I made the blue one from fabric I fell in love with at Mood and discovered the white pillow at a thrift store. I was digging the 70’s inspired look and with a little dry clean the pillow was as good as new.New smells. I can’t get…

Make This: Cross Stitch Peg Board Coat Rack

Spotted this cross stitch peg board coat rack in the Beci Orpin feature in the current issue of Mollie Makes. (Beci is a well-known Australian artist). I love this idea. It reminds me of Aesthetic Outburst’s embroidered screen door. Image: Chris Middleton / Mollie Makes

DIY: Fold-away wall table

An idea that I had when I found the bookcase desk was to make a fold away table! So, attach a rectangular piece of wood the length of your table to the bookcase at the height you want your table to be when folded out. This wood should be about three fingers thick. A wooden … Continue reading

DIY: Make a bookcase desk

This is a fantastic space saving idea that I found at Canadian Family.   Double-Duty Bookcase Desk ▪                     Customize Your Bookcase You could line your bookcase with wallpaper, like in the picture, but make sure it will last. Cheat: This Billy Bjasta bookcase from Ikea already has a pretty postmodern pattern. It’s limited-edition, but you may … Continue reading