Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

Good Things for Painting

Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon of paint for 450 square feet. Plus other paint tips from Martha Stewart

yardage charts for everything

A handy yardage chart to help you figure out how much fabric you need to make your own bedding, curtains, table clothes, etc. Maybe I can coerce mom into making me some bedding ;

Love This Kitchen Booth

Built-in Booth with Storage Drawers This cozy set up is perfect for breakfast and cleverly provides space for storage below. It reminds me of the built-in breakfast nook at my husband's grandmother's house.

Benjamin Moore top picks for gray

Recommended palette of grey Benjamin Moore Paints from interview on Design Crisis. Silver Fox - That's my wall color!

Learn now to install centered, lapped, and invisible zippers.

Sewing In a Zipper

I HATE ZIPPERS! maybe this will help me.:/ Learn now to install centered, lapped, and invisible zippers from Threads magazine

Mattress sizes, for making quilts/blankets/etc. -

Check out this quilt size guide to get you started. Mattress sizes, for making quilts/blankets/etc. - So much better for me than a chart of numbers


Jennifer's Bright and Airy Mish Mash — House Tour

Turquoise and yellow in kitchen and white cabinets.I could do without the yellow, but I love the turquoise table as an accent.

Subway tile, beaded board and sea foam green walls

Love the counters with mint.what color is the mint bead board? White subway tile in a cottage-style kitchen looks classic and clean. The white cabinets and mint-color beaded board on the walls combine perfectly with the white backsplash.

another pinner said: I used this woman's tutorial to re-upholster a chair about a month ago and it turned out PERFECT. highly recommend.

Anthropologie Inspired Upholstered Chair - Love Anthropologie but can't justify the price? Second hand chair + 7 yards of fabric. A full video tutorial on how to reupholster an old chair!