Tag Archives: home decor

Crocheted Lamp

Recently I attended a business fair for residents of my base only. One of the things I made was a fully functioning crocheted lamp. Originally I was going to sell it for 125$ but I didn’t like how the top … Continue reading

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Pillow Cover

With the advent of summer in full swing I find myself super busy. We have birthdays every month right now plus Father’s Day. The doctor appointments I wish would just be forgotten about but I’m told they’re necessary. Somewhere in … Continue reading

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“New” Area Rug

My area rug is ancient. It’s nearly 10 years old. It’s also really functional. I bought an outdoor/indoor rug that I’ve used to the point that some of the bamboo slats recently broke off. I wasn’t however ready to toss … Continue reading

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A Gold and Brown Basket

A while back I broke my canvas basket. It was one of those that had a metal frame on top and some rods along the side. I had taken the basket off the frame and attempted to wash it after … Continue reading

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Cable Dishtowel

Once again it’s time to make a dishtowel. I have learned that I’m possibly the slowest knitter in the history of ever. Seriously. If this project had been crochet I’d have knocked it out on a lazy day. It took … Continue reading

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Framed

A few weeks ago I took a class on framing. Most bases that have a DIY frame shop offer classes. I had considered taking it for years but our last duty station had horrible hours for the class; Saturday from … Continue reading

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Bookcase

We have a ton of books. The only reason we don’t live in a library is because the military has a limit of how much weight in household goods they’ll pay to move. Though living in a library sounds awesome! … Continue reading

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Ornament Garland

Yes, I know Christmas is long past at this point. This however, was Shopkick’s fault not Pinterest’s. A while back I came across a ‘book’ on Shopkick about making garland from ornaments. I had picked up some cheap ones from … Continue reading

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Dishtowels

My dishtowels are ancient. I can’t even remember the last time I bought new ones. Since my husband bought me cotton yarn for Christmas I decided I’d make some of my own. After measuring some of my store bought ones … Continue reading

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I Blame Pinterest

Really, I do. I’m organizing like mad and have Spring Cleaning Fever since a few days before Christmas. So of course that bled into redecorating. Then I found a pin about using plain old electrical tape to spruce up your … Continue reading

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