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Upholstering Instructions at Better Homes and Gardens. In a nutshell: Strip the chair of its original fabric and use the pieces as pattern. Then pin the pieces wrong sides out onto the chair. Remove pinned cover and sew it together, with welting reinforcing the seams. Put sewn cover back on the chair. It should fit like a glove!
Renters wallpaper. buy fabric (sheets are cheap) thumbtack in place, pour liquid starch into a paint pan, use roller to coat fabric (cotton works best) let dry, remove the thumbtacks and starch over the areas that you missed. Also do a second coat. when its time to move just peel off, and wash the wall. I think instead of wallpaper!
A $9.50 thrifted chest is transformed into a pretty place to store toys in the living room. For those dressers you see with missing or broken drawers. Awesome
Nautical coat rack with boat cleats made from by DocksideCottage, $39.99 great towel rack for nautical bathroom
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Add crown molding to the tops of bedroom windows.
Outdoor table (with storage!) made from terracotta pot and saucer. Simple, cheap, and effective!
Starting with age 5, have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day--and then don't fix their work. This post has 100+ ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)--this is just one tip! These are really great tips for the whole house!!
Just print off any picture you want, then spray paint a piece of wood black, cut the picture to match the size of the wood. Using Mod podge coat the wood then lay the picture on top. Once it has dried thoroughly, use sandpaper to rough up the edges, then put a layer of mod podge over the picture. paint some eye hooks and use pretty ribbon as a hanger and voila
Watch put jeremy...I am going to be swining that sledge hammer! Built-In Drawers between wall studs. Imagine how much space you could save w/out dressers!