O.K. folks, I’m pulling out some of my best archived projects for you to SAVE $$$ by semi-creating your own decor. Often it’s more frugal to combine store-bought products with some sewing finesse’ to make your own one-of-kind home designs. To make a really inexpensive, custom duvet cover, shop online and local sales for two flat sheets that suit your taste. The sheets above are available online at Overstock.com for $39.99 a set.
Buy two sets to use the flat sheets out of each set, and use the fitted sheets to make shams, throw pillows and even some curtains. Continue Reading
Okay, I’ll admit it. My folded fitted sheets look more like rectangularly shaped pillows rather than neat squares. Here’s a 4 stage method to help me make folding these confounding pocketed contraptions do-able, which will also make my linen closet look more orderly. The steps, according to BHG, go something like this:
“1. Folding fitted sheets works best on a flat surface, such as a table or bed. Lay the sheet right side down, elasticized corners facing up. Continue Reading
Ahh…sleep. Everyone loves it, needs it, and could do it more effectively. These twelve tips – mostly free, but including a couple of new purchases – can help you be rested and create the perfect sleep haven.
1. Buy a new mattress. 2. Bask in comfort: Buy silky, natural tree-fiber sheets in a soothing color. 3. A quick spritz of soothing lavendar water on your pillows helps calm your exhausted mind. 4. Chill Before Bed and lower your room’s temperature. Continue Reading