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No-Sew Wizard Costume DIY (so simple it’s almost magic!) – the Cloak

Ever wished you had a Wizard at hand? I know I did! So I took matters in my own hands et voila - a cone hat and a cloak are traditional attributes of any respectable wizard.  The whole costume took less than an hour to make. Begin with the magic fabric: The cloak will be… Continue reading No-Sew Wizard Costume DIY (so simple it’s almost magic!) – the Cloak

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Make an Extra Pocket in 20 minutes – Instructions

As promised, here is a (more or less) step-by-step how-to for the pocket. Or a wallet. What's best to call it?      I wanted this to be real simple, without complicated measurements. To know how much fabric I need, I simply wrapped the devices I wanted to fit inside in my fabric. For the… Continue reading Make an Extra Pocket in 20 minutes – Instructions

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Laundry Window Treatment DIY – Roman Shade and a Valance

There's been a time when our laundry room window looked like this: Pathetic, I know. Now it looks like this: And THAT is a lavender plant! Isn't that a dream?! No, definitely not a dream.  It's my bright reality! I have been hunting this particular fabric for a couple months. It was love at first… Continue reading Laundry Window Treatment DIY – Roman Shade and a Valance

DIY · House Makeover

It’s Alive! – Dining Room Gallery Wall Reveal

As we did not go travelling over the Memorial Weekend, I used the time off to catch up on some projects I had been itching to start and complete for a while. One of such was to add life to our dining room. It is a large practically useless completely lifeless space in the middle… Continue reading It’s Alive! – Dining Room Gallery Wall Reveal

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Mission “Master Closet” Complete!

As I mentioned before, Master Closet was our first home-improvement project. We decided to do it mainly because the closet, though quite spacious,  did not serve Love as comfortably as it should.  First of all, the closet lacked shelves. Most of our clothes had to be hanged, but even that was not as convenient as… Continue reading Mission “Master Closet” Complete!

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Dare to Dream Damask or Stenciling for Beginners

I must put it straight - I have never in my life painted walls. Neither have I painted furniture. Nor anything else - but for school art lessons. But! Being a Feng-Shui amateur, my fingers have been itchy for a paint job for over a year now. No luck there. Now, when I have finally… Continue reading Dare to Dream Damask or Stenciling for Beginners