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Small Space Dining Tables

Small Space Dining TablesWhen you live in a small space, finding the perfect dining table can be a challenge. Not only is there the size factor, but the styling and dimensions can determine whether the table will blend harmoniously into your space or stick out like a sore thumb. Knowing what you want before you buy and doing your research will save you time and money since we all know how frustrating and costly it is to return furniture after it has already been delivered. Some of the following ideas may help in your search….
Round, pedestal tables rule!

This is a great style for small spaces. With only one leg in the middle and no harsh edges, your eyes and light easily travel around the table making it appear less bulky. For particularly small homes — look for tables that are 36″ to 42″ in diameter. A 48″ table may sound small and may look small in the store, but it can look huge once you get it home. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 1, 2011 in Dining Tables


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Sew Thrifted Chenille Bedspreads into Small Fall Pumpkins

Small Fall PumpkinsGreet your fall guests with a basket of stuffed pumpkins in your entryway. Dig through your fabric stash, sort through your old linens or haunt your favorite secondhand store for orange or fall-like colored fabrics. I scored two orange chenille bedspreads during my thrifting adventures that were absolutely perfect for crafting primitive orange gourds for fall decorating. One bedspread has a lot of fabric so there is the potential for crafting a lot of pumpkins for fall craft shows.

Step 1

Draw a 7-inch wide by 8-inch long rectangle on lightweight cardboard and cut out. Round the corners on one short end for the bottom of the pumpkin shape. Taper the long sides in a curve to the other short end (the top), making the top 3 inches long and centered on the short end. This is your pattern. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 30, 2011 in Bedspreads


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