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DIY Industrial Curtain Rod, Brackets and Finials

I’m going to show you how I made a heavy looking industrial curtain rod from inexpensive hardware store supplies. I was on a fairly tight budget for my curtains rods for the dining and living area, but I still wanted something that looked solid and substantial for our seven foot windows. There are so many…

Organizing Children’s Bedrooms

Do you have trouble keeping your kids’ bedrooms neat and tidy? I know we do here at the Vanderveen house. So I’ve come up with a list of 7 tips that can help to keep your children’s bedrooms organized. I have had the pleasure to write this post for Ola Bloom, the blogger at J’adore le…

Ombre Dip Dye Drop Cloth Cushion Covers

Here is a simple tutorial on how to make a pair of dip dyed ombre cushion covers using canvas drop cloths and light blue fabric dye. I bought some painter’s drop clothes that are 4 feet wide by 15 feet long to use for this project. They are perfect for pillow covers because the sides…