June, 2013

Thread the rod through the Phoomph grommets.  A 1 inch diameter wood pole rod was used for this curtain.  If you use a different size rod adjust the grommet size accordingly.

Grommet top curtains (or draperies) are very popular.  They are clean, simple and require less fabric than pleated curtains.  Plus grommets are a hot trend.  Just take a look at all the grommet details found in purses and tote bags.  Grommets are everywhere! Have you thought about making grommet curtains for your own home only … Continue readings

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HomeDecGal Chow….Mango Salsa

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Okay, I love to cook.  I think about what I am going to cook all day, and then can’t wait to get started and facebook has turned me into a crazy, food photo sharing geek.  My HomeDecGuy Rodger knows to wait for the photo before he picks up the fork. It is certainly a family trait, many … Continue readings

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Summer is here and it’s time to decorate the deck, porch, patio or poolside!   Sewing simple square outdoor pillows is easy, and the variety of outdoor fabrics is amazing. I just love the way this pillow turned out, and the jute twine bow adds natural texture against the modern zig-sag print fabric. This pillow … Continue readings

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New Draperies for the Studio


For the draperies in my new studio I chose this bright print with a touch of blue to match the walls. (P.Kaufmann, Pattern: Summer Breeze, Color: Grenadine)  My favorite color is red and I love the hand-blocked look of the design so I was naturally drawn to this fabric. It makes me smile every time … Continue readings

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