Monday, April 7, 2014

Avoiding the Pack Rat

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I am by no means a pack rat and actually hate hanging on to stuff if it's not being used. But sometimes it pays to hang on to stuff. And recently, it has paid off big. I have had extra fabric, purchased about three years ago to add to the bottom of my kitchen curtains, that I have hung onto since then. Many times I have looked at it and almost tossed it. I just couldn't think of what to do with it but loved the materials three years ago, and still love it today!


Buffet table runner


Cut the size I wanted, folded over the edges, and
used glue and iron on seam tape to make two table runners.
In fact, I was even able to cover a couple of chairs! Read more about my chair rescue project here.

Covered seat cushions on painted chairs.

Sometimes it pays to hang onto stuff!

 
 
 
 
Linking up this week to:

Inspire Me Monday at Domestically Speaking
Before and After at Thrifty Decor Chick
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Making Monday

3 comments:

  1. Looks great! I would love it if you joined and contribute your awesome posts at my link party at City of Creative Dreams on Fridays :D Hope to see you there at City of Creative Dreams Link Party

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  2. I like the chair and the pillow. Lucky that you did hold on to that fabric. I'm not a pack rat either but I do have a closet full of decorating items that rotate in and out.

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  3. Hi Cyndi, just saw your stepping stones post on Hometalk and thought I'd stop in. Your runner and chairs look terrific! I have quite a hoard of fabric, and it has always come in handy at some point! Have a great day!

    Val

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