How To Turn Old Clothes Into Homemade Rugs
Although it is simple to create a functional rug with purchased fabrics, it can be more resourceful and economical, and even more rewarding, if done with recycled materials. Recycling worn clothing and other home fabrics may seem like a no-brainer, but in fact there are a few considerations to keep in mind. Just as proper preparation and storage of your canned goods ensures a larder stuffed with what you need, organizing and caring for your recycled textiles means they will s
5 San Diego Home Improvement Projects
5 Home Improvement Projects for San Diego Homes Here in San Diego, summer is an excellent time to start looking at areas of your home that might need some remodeling. With cold winters and wet springs, a house can endure a lot of seasonal stressors. Wind, snow, ice and rain all take their toll, which makes summer a great time to assess what damage has been done. Though hot and humid, there tends to be less adverse weather in the summer months. This removes certain complicatio
My Rug Is Worn Out, What Should I Do?
My Rug Is Worn Out, What Should I Do? Handmade area rugs and oriental rugs are known to last forever and take a beating from the elements but sometimes even the strongest rugs look like they might need to retire. Colors may fade, moths may get at the edges underneath furniture and the ends might start to unravel. The good news is that hope is not lost. Do not, I repeat DO NOT throw away your prized carpet and family heirloom into the dumpster. There are many other ways to kee
7 Simple and Cost Effective Ways to Add Luxury to Your Home
Adding luxury to your home doesn't mean breaking the bank or going all out. There are many cost effective ways that create a luxurious yet understated and subtle feel to your home. Here are a couple of tips and tricks to get you started: 1. Go metallic. Metallic home décor accessories add warmth and elegance, and are very in at the moment. Reflective gold, silver and copper pieces can be placed on bookshelves, mantle pieces and on bedside tables. They can also be artwork and