Grain Sack Pillow

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There's a little store in Dadeville Al that I like to visit. Old Bank Antiques While I was there in November '11, I found a couple of grain sacks*. When I asked my baby girl what she wanted for Christmas, she said, Just Make Me Something! I washed and dried one of the old sacks. and I cut it in half. I stuffed in a couple of … [Read more...]

No Sew Pillow

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Don't ask me why I have orange burlap laying around, I just do. But what to do with it? I decided on a no sew pillow cover, because I have way too many pillow forms and I can spare one for fall decor. Put a Dollar Tree bird on it and it gets all kind of attention! 1. I measured my fabric to wrap 1 1/2 times around the pillow.  Leaving an … [Read more...]

favorite things

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in my home town. (Actually in my weekend home town of  Dadeville Alabama!) When I saw that Centsational Girl was hosting a party about favorite things in our town, I knew what I was going to share.  Our favorite place is Lake Martin Alabama.  Talk about reFreshing!  Spend some time here and you'll never want to leave! (Details of sign … [Read more...]

How to Make a Pillow From a T-Shirt and Placemat

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How to Make a Pillow from a T-shirt and a Placemat (Murphy is such a great model!) She loves working at reFresh!  Hey this is nothing new, Yes, it's been done before. Making pillow covers out these unusual items has been around forever, basically pillow covers can be made of anything. Here's a couple bargain one's that I made this week, … [Read more...]

Drop Cloth – The other Fabric of Choice!

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It has great strength, great texture, great price in fact I have only great opinions of well, you guessed it a painters drop cloth! You can buy them at dollar stores, Wal*Mart, hardware stores...just about anywhere. Throw them in the washing machine, bleach them if you like, dry them with a little bounce and you've great a sweet smelling, soft, … [Read more...]

Birds are singing,

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So excited, the temp was going to reach 60 and beyond!  We've been looking at that messy back deck for months.  I have been too chicken to even go out there, fear of freezing in my tracks.  Today was the day, armed with my broom, Windex, bucket filled with warm soapy water...I cleaned.  Just wondering, how do pillows get so gross so fast?  Who … [Read more...]

Pillow covers from a tablecloth!

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I decided to make another post today, since the first one only consisted of putting a picture in a frame.  Before Christmas, on one of my few many trips to TJ Maxx, I found this beautiful tablecloth.  I had so many ideas for what I could do with it and not use it as a tablecloth.  I thought about curtains (for the room that I just painted), a … [Read more...]