Mover, Maker & Creator


idea: doily curtains

Posted by on Dec 23, 2011 in 1a_homepage, design, diy projects, doily curtain, eco friendly, eco friendly design, light, siren adams, sweet paul | 1 comment

doily curtains by Michela Scherrer I’ve been dreaming about making my own curtains for a while. But I hate how heavy some curtains can look. I want light in my house, but still want the privacy that curtains can provide. So, I’ve been browsing around for some inspiration, and I think I’ve found it. DIY doily curtains. I wish I had saved more of my grandma’s sweet doilys. I love how they can be transformed when light shines through them. curtains by Little White...

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t-shirt shag rug tutorial

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in blue, buying local, Chicago, christmas, concious consumption, craft, design, diy, eco friendly, generation t, gifts, recycled, room decor, rug, shag rug, tshirts, tutorial, upcycled, waste-free | 144 comments

  Here it is, finally! My shag rug is complete. I love how it feels under my feet, and if it starts to look a little flat, I pick it up, shake it, and it fluffs right back up!  It took some time but I finished it and I’m glad I decided to make one. You can too, especially if you like to cut up t-shirts but never know what to do with the scraps afterwards. The scraps from my scarves are perfect candidates for making a rug. And this craft is very easy, even children can learn...

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