Furnishings

Whether it’s preserving an old trunk or converting the baby’s changing table into a gardener’s shelf we have some ideas for you.

Homework Furniture

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sarah Van Arsdale

by Sarah Van Arsdale As the school year gets underway, you may be noticing the living room getting increasingly littered with lined notebook paper, pencils, and books with titles like […]

Bathroom Corner Cupboard

February 12th, 2013 posted by Matt & Shari

by Matt & Shari Shari and I have decorated numerous bathrooms, and all of them share one common problem – not enough storage. Typically, the only places to store items […]

Make an Antique Bench of Your Own

February 12th, 2013 posted by Matt & Shari

by Matt & Shari I love to browse through antique shops. Because I enjoy building things myself, I especially enjoy looking at the handmade wooden furniture. I admire the workmanship […]

Decoupage Lamp Makeover

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Turn this… …into this! To see a larger view of this lamp, click here . Turn a plain table lamp into a wonderful work of art. A perfect accent for […]

Framed Angel Pictures

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Frame beautiful Angel prints to accent your home. These prints can be found in art books and on calendars, posters, greeting cards and postcards. If you use an angel that’s […]

Reusing a Changing Table

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Most moms have, at one point, had a baby changing table. But once the baby is too big for it, what then? Sell it at a garage sale? Save it […]

Painting On Wood

February 12th, 2013 posted by Caroline Dick

The popularity of tole and decorative painting has exploded in recent years. With many small craft shops and large craft supply stores now offering classes with experienced teachers, even the […]

Decorating Your Outdoor Space

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathy Wilson

Outdoor rooms are extremely popular these days, and not just amongst the rich and famous. You can squeeze an outdoor room in almost any space, and decorate it to match […]

10 Common Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

February 12th, 2013 posted by Hunter Douglas

Are you guilty of any of these decorating blunders? HGTV designer Karl Lohnes and leading custom window fashions manufacturer Hunter Douglas have put together a top-ten list of the all-time […]

Autumn Decorating With Slipcovers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gail McCauley (for Sure Fit Inc.)

by Gail McCauley (for Sure Fit Inc.) Slipcovers offer a simple yet creative way to alter the look of any room within the home. The 2001 Autumn season is all […]

Decorating Ideas to Make Your Living Room More Liveable

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa French

Above all else, the furniture in the living-room should make it livable. It should be grouped so that it offers centers of interest, convenience and comfort. Look for upholstered seating […]

Decorating With Gail: Fun With Frames

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gail

Adorn your walls and tables with inexpensive and interesting handcrafted wood frames! You can purchase wood frames at discount stores, craft stores and yard sales, just to name a few. […]

Handmade Quilts: Not Just for Bed!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gail

The art of quilting has been part of American history for more than a century. Regardless of the climate where you live, you can enjoy quilts in your home year […]

Personalized Furniture for Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Sarah Van Arsdale

by Sarah Van Arsdale Chances are if you have more than one child, you’re eager to cut down on the symphony of “It’s mine,” “No, it’s mine,” “No, it’s mine,” […]

Slipcovers 101

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gail McCauley (for Sure Fit Slipcovers)

by Gail McCauley (for Sure Fit Slipcovers) Although furnishing “covers” have been a common household item for more than a century, today’s slipcovers possess the ability to make a dramatic […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]