Archive for the ‘OberDIY’ Category

How to Make a Shirt Sleeve Wine Bag

Now that I got the hang of the sewing machine with the throw pillow, I thought I would try my hand at another project — reinventing my husband’s button down as a wine bag.  I love upcycling! Items Needed to Make a Shirt Sleeve Wine Bag: Shirt Sleeve Scissors Sewing Machine (or needle and thread) […]

How to Make a Throw Pillow

I love throw pillows.  They can change the feel of a room and my living room was in need of more of them!  I decided to make one square throw for the couch and two rectangle throws for the one and a half chairs. I went to my local craft store and could not find […]

How to Make a Stencil and Apply to Fabric

After watching too much Nate Berkus I had MANY ideas for various parts of my home.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with Nate, he is an interior designer who had a daytime television show featuring many DIY design projects.  As I would watch his show on DVR, I would be inspired to change […]

How to Tea Stain Fabric

Someone tea stained a dress they were wearing at a party 5+ years ago and it was something that stuck with me.  I wanted to try it, but never had an application for it.  FINALLY, I do. Items Needed to Tea Stain Fabric: Fabric Tea Water Pot (will need to be large enough for fabric […]

Free – Deco Art Americana Acrylic Paint

Here is a great deal from at Joann Fabrics for acrylic paint — FREE!! Deco Art Americana 2oz Acrylic Paint is on sale for $0.49/each (normally $1.49).  Buy 5 bottles for $2.45 and get them free with this $3 rebate.  (Rebate offer ends 1/31/13; receipt and list of UPC codes needed).  Use promo code PHZG002 […]