Decor · Our Apartments · Projects

It All Started with a Lamp ~ Or, the Bedroom Revamp!

Earlier this month we shared some simple updates we did with our little RASTafari hack including some simple organizing as well as a re-styling.  If you read carefully, there was a teaser about coming updates to our Pittsburgh bedroom.  Well it’s FINALLY time to share them with you! Fortunately, Kermit approves of the changes. You… Continue reading It All Started with a Lamp ~ Or, the Bedroom Revamp!

Projects · Sewing · Tutorials

How I Met Your Mother’s Pillow ~ A Flange Pillow Tutorial

I enjoy sewing.  I really do.  Don’t let my threatening words and angry glares at my sewing machine fool you. What I dislike are roll hems.  And frankly, hemming in general.  I get it, fraying is bad and it creates nicer edges, but when you’re putting something together, it can sometimes feel like a step… Continue reading How I Met Your Mother’s Pillow ~ A Flange Pillow Tutorial

Crafty · Our Apartments · Projects · Sewing

The story of How I Met Your Mother’s Duvet – A DIY Duvet Cover Part 2

Kids, where we last left off, Beth was struggling to finish piecing together a duvet cover when she hit a bit of a snag. It turns out, the measurements listed on Target’s sheets refers to the raw materials size – NOT the finished product.  So, after I had managed to finish all but the last… Continue reading The story of How I Met Your Mother’s Duvet – A DIY Duvet Cover Part 2

Projects · Sewing

The story of How I Met Your Mother’s Duvet – A DIY Duvet Cover Part I

Kids, back in the summer of 2012, we had an Ikea hacked nightstand, RASTafari, and we  made a new matching headboard from scratch that we named Doormir. Then Bill showed us how he made me a cup holder and mini nightstand.  But we still had that mossy green comforter and lime sherbet dust ruffle. It… Continue reading The story of How I Met Your Mother’s Duvet – A DIY Duvet Cover Part I