Proving that you can take the boy out of the country but you can't take the country of the boy, I have a particular soft spot for patchwork. Pieced together fabrics remind me of nights snuggled under the quilts at my grandmother's house. Get the look in your own home with these five patchwork options — or check out the DIY options and make your grandma proud!
• How To: Make a Patchwork Pet Bed Apartment Therapy
• Felted Patchwork Chair Cover Instructions on Better Homes & Gardens
• Sewing 101: Making a Pouf on Design Sponge
• How To Make an Easy DIY Patchwork Pillow on Apartment Therapy
• How To: Jane's Patchwork Chair on Apartment Therapy
(Images: As credited above.)