Tutorial: Burlap Trimmed Drop Cloth Curtains


  It's been difficult lately to focus, but I wanted to share with you my Tutorial: Burlap Trimmed Drop Cloth Curtains. Our Burlap Trimmed Drop Cloth Curtains I made for our dinning room. As promised here's the tutorial. There were a few things I wished I knew about drop cloths before I started this project […]

Burlap Wreath Trimmed Drop Cloth Curtains!


Good Morning All! Do you know what winter...... and Burlap Wreath Trimmed Drop Cloth Curtains have in common? Cold weather! It's beautiful weather in IL., cooler and sunny. Soon bitter cold weather will be here and the Charmer's Spring/Summer curtains.... just aren't up to the task of keeping us warm!  The Charmer's windows are original […]

Simple Fall Leaf Art!

Simple Fall Leaf Art

  There is one spot in our main living area that just needed a little somthin Fall! So I decided to do a Fall Leaf Art project. The wall is small and part of the stairway.  The slightly opened door to the right provides us some much need storage space. I tried closing the door, […]

Fall Burlap Lampshade and Corner Vignette

Fall Lampshade and Vignette

Morning, Yesterday I woke up with such a bad head cold...and I'm pretty happy I had this post all ready to go. Gosh, maybe I can plan ahead!!! This is a corner in our dining room and the lampshade got a new fall look. This is her summer look, to see the tutorial for the […]

Hydrangea Autumn Wreath!

Hydrangea Autumn Wreath

Morning, It was a beautiful day here today, sunny and around the low 60's - I so love this weather. The windows are done, I could move around freely - and hubs wasn't complaining I was "in his space" thing going on. So I totally enjoyed decorating our home for Fall. I finished our fall […]

Simple Valentine Banner!

valentine banner

Smiles Everyone, Great news, in 4 days of opening my booth I've had things flying out the door, and already made my rent. In fact so much sold that I'm driving down today to put more pieces in. So with everything going on I wanted to do a very simple and easy Valentine project. This […]

Burlap and Lace Valentine Hoop!


  Smiles Everyone, I've been playing with some Valentine decorations for above my buffet. I love fabric hoops, have several from my brief quilting days, and finished one. I'm moving in to my booth this week so don't know if I'll be able to finish the other 3 any time soon. I'm so excited about […]

Valentine LOVE Sign!


Smiles Everyone, Boy we got hit with snow the last few days - Yipee!  It gave me plenty of time to create! Last night it rained like crazy, and melted all the gorgeous snow - The weather has given me the time to Create! A Valentine LOVE Sign! Here's how I made it... Using a […]

Valentine Heart Pillow..


Smiles Everyone, Today I finished my first Valentine's project. Since I love to sew I decided to  start with a pillow. This pillow could easily be done without sewing. This is the fabric I had in my stash pile.  For the body of the pillow I used white  lining fabric. I used a 16" pillow […]

Holiday Buffet Runner..


I've been working on "holidizing" my dining room sideboard. The first project was to glam up my lamp a bit... If you want to see what I did, check out my tutorial. Started pulling out a few items to start decorating when I decided  I needed a Holiday Runner! I pulled out some burlap and […]