You’ve seen it everywhere, right? Tassels on earrings, colorful tassels on handbags, elegant tassels on shirts and even, you guessed right, tassels on shoes. So, we figure we would follow this trend to make a tassel creation of our own. All while updating an old comforter.
Today we are showing you how to make your own tassels and give an old comforter a new look. All you need is some thin cotton twine and some time to kill.
DIY Tassels Instructions
1- Find a credit card, gift certificate or even a business card to use as a template. Then loop the twine 80 times around the template.
2- Remove the twine from the template and tie a knot at one end, leaving three to four inches of string so you can sew that onto the comforter.
3- Next, tie another piece of string using the same twine at about a third of a distance from the top.
4- All that is left to do is to cut the bottom loop. Once the loop has been broken apart take a look at the ends and give them a little trim so they look even.
5- Sew each tassel to the comforter and you are done! I did 5 tassels on each side and spaced them out evenly when sewing to the comforter.
This DIY tassels project was super easy and it was just what we needed for a pre-teen room we are putting together. Remember the design board here. I think that these cute tassels were the finishing touch for this bohemian space. We will be posting more about the room when we have all the pieces in place. Can’t wait!
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Have you seen our new Summer Art Prints? The kids are officially out of school, so we are getting into the Summer vibes with lots of pool time, sugary popsicles, watermelon sticky lips, and sunscreen covered faces. To celebrate my favorite season, I created three fun art prints for the Summer season. I would like to introduce to you the oh so charming “Mr. Cactus” art print, the delicious and mouth watering “Popsicles” art print, and the very tropical “Summer Vibes Only” art print. All designs are available for purchase as paper print or canvasses starting at $19.99. But we are also giving you the chance to download the 5×7 size for FREE. All you have to do is visit Project Nursery to find all three files. Ready? Set. Summer!
Summer Art Prints
This month’s DIY project in partnership with Project Nursery is the most simple and charming DIY photo display. Once you have all items in hand, you can finish this DIY project is less than 15 minutes. It’s super easy. To see the full step-by-step instructions visit Project Nursery.
No paste. No glue. No mess. We promise!
The thing I love most about Trendy Peas’ wallpaper is how easy it is to apply it to the walls. So a couple of weeks ago we shot a fun wallpaper installation video to show you how the installation process works. Because our wallpaper is printed on a self-adhesive material, the installation is quite simple. Simply peel, stick, and enjoy. Watch the video below and see how we did it.
Wallpaper Installation Video Sources
This Summer I will be working on two very special bedroom designs. These two rooms haven’t been touched for almost 10 years. So I am really looking forward to transforming these outdated spaces into functional and inviting bedrooms for my “clients”. The first room design is for my 10-year-old nephew, who I am calling #clientdrummer. I wrote about his bedroom makeover last year, and you can see his design board here. The second bedroom design is for #clientniece. My niece is twelve, she loves to perform, loves to sing and likes to wear comfortable bohemian-inspired clothes. So I decided to design a room with some beautiful bohemian elements and mix them with a touch of mid-century style. I want to add lots of geometric patterns and plenty of gold details throughout the room. I also want to mix leather with wool, and wood with metal. The more textures the better. Here is a couple of elements of this gorgeous bohemian design board. Will #clientniece approve?
After a lot of furniture searching, I found the butterfly chair you see above from Urban Outfitters. Sometimes you need a piece of furniture in the room that helps bring the entire room together. And in this case, this gorgeous butterfly chair with golden legs is just what will do the trick.
Bohemian Design Board Sources
Remember the guest bedroom design board I posted a couple of weeks ago? Well, today I get to share with you the final room all put together. Are you ready for the guest bedroom reveal? Come on right in… Layers upon layers of gray and neutrals are what make this setting very charming. From the striped throw to the maze pillow, to the pattern on the headboard, and finally the simple pattern of the hive wallpaper. Lots of different shapes and different textures that are all working together as one big happy family. The double windows make this setting super bright and inviting. I really love the simplicity of it all.
Oh, the sun is shining, the pool is finally open and I can picture myself sipping mojitos while the kids play outside. What are your plans this weekend? With the long weekend fast approaching we decided to celebrate by having a big sale event. Enjoy 15% off sitewide this weekend (offer expires 05/29/17). This is a great time to get one of the new art prints available from the Home Collection. Enter coupon code “LONGWEEKEND” during checkout and enjoy our offer!
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Let’s keep things simple for the guests, shall we? I’ve finished this sweet design board a couple of weeks ago and a few of the items have been installed already. When I started this design board for the guest bedroom makeover, I had a minimalist approach in my mind. So, I chose the hive wallpaper as my main inspiration. This wallpaper design adds a subtle pattern to the wall without making the room look too busy.
Then, to jazz things up a bit, gold sconces were in order. After a lot of searching and browsing, I decided the new guest bedroom needed the super sexy mid-century sconces pictured below. The black and white horse wall art photography will be placed above the bed as the focal point. I will be adding some more color with books and other decorative items. But the foundation is done and I am loving it.
Guest Bedroom Makeover Sources
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I love to make arrangements using clippings from my own backyard. Nothing really too fancy. Forget about the white roses or the gorgeous big blue hydrangea flowers. Because, well, they don’t have a home in my backyard. Being the maintenance freak that I am, my backyard is filled with mostly, you guessed right, evergreens. Kind of boring, I know, but between chauffeuring the kids around, trying to keep the house clean, etc, etc, gardening usually doesn’t make it to my to do list. Unless of course, I need therapy time because I do find gardening very therapeutic, don’t you?
Today, I am showing you how to style your home with evergreen arrangements. Dear Ligustrum, you are up first.
I love to put together this oversized arrangement using a simple, but big glass vase and lots of Ligustrum clippings. There are really no rules when making this arrangement. And the result is always quite stunning.