When my boyfriend and I moved into our new home, we were faced with three walls of windows in our living room, one of which was twelve feet long. We loved the light, but we didn't love the prospect of paying out the nose for custom rods, or for all the pre-made ones it would require, for that matter. So we devised a way to make three lengthy rods for under $25.
I'm really feeling the squirrel right now. I sense the hedgehog and the owl have run their course, and I'm ready to give the lowly squirrel his day in the sun. After all, they are probably one of the most accessible and recognizable "woodland" animals around. Have you ever seen a hedgehog?
Maxwell shined a spotlight on the Rough Linen Duvet Cover as yesterday's Daily Find, bringing my attention to Tricia Rose's hand sewn linen line. As a fan of handcrafted and sustainable products, I clicked over to the Rough Linen website and was delighted to discover the story behind the genesis of this line.
Call me lazy, I don't care...I LOVE the automatic QMotion window shade I installed onto our apartment bedroom window a couple years ago. The one-button setup is an admitted luxury, but I use the remote controlled shade upon waking every morning, then again every night before bed. But the one thing I wish the battery operated device included: smartphone integration.
The shopping world is full of good-looking fabrics, which are the key to making the perfect custom pillows and curtains — and whatever else you can dream up and sew. I've narrowed it down to a sampling of 14 fabrics in a mix of quilting, decor, and upholstery weights and a rainbow of colors.
For those seeking to make their homes more colorful, embroidered goods might be just the ticket. From pillows and curtains to lampshades and porcelain dishware (yes, even our dishes can don this look!), here's proof that a little thread can add color and texture to almost anything.
I love the look of bamboo blinds, and they outnumber curtains in my house. That's 15 blinds, which can get costly quickly with nonstandard window frames. After some comparison shopping, I have a go-to website that fits the bill.
My days of hardcore gamer status has long passed (I still haven't finished Diablo III...the shame!). But maybe you still fancy your twitch muscles in the realm of 1337 category or just harbor a lingering love of past era gaming. If so, these made-to-measure roller shades decorated with motifs from the days of 8-bit days of gaming might tickle your pixel and be appropriate for your gaming room...