DIY Blanket Ladder

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Lately I’ve been noticing that many are using blanket ladders in their home decor. They are a unique and fun way to store throws and quilts. So, I went shopping, but yikes are they expensive! I didn’t find any that I liked that were under $130. So, what’s a girl to do? Make one! 

Make a blanket ladder for under $15.

I am thrilled with how it turned out and it was tons easier than I thought it would be. If I can do it, you can, too. Here’s what I purchased:

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12 Dowel Projects For Your Home

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12 Wooden Dowel Home Project Ideas.

The other day while perusing my local thrift shop I found a bunch of wooden dowels all bound together for $3.00. Of course, I grabbed it. I wondered what types of projects I could find to make and came across some amazing ideas. I love that all of these projects look so elegant, but usable and inexpensive to make. 

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Fall Paper Leaf Garland

The leaves are starting to turn and I am thrilled! Fall is my favorite season! So, today I thought I would share this Fall paper leaf garland that is easy and very inexpensive to make. You should make one or more for yourself.

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Recycled Leather Office Chair

Hello Everyone!  I recently recycled an older leather office chair into a more colorful and fun craft room chair using spray paint.

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I’ve had this chair for years and love how comfortable it is, but it just didn’t match the retro vibe I am going for in my craft room. I debated a long time about what to do with this chair. I wasn’t sure if I could recover it and I even wondered if I should just replace it, but then decided I would just paint it! The spray paint can says it will cover vinyl and plastic, so then I thought “why not leather”. Paint is one of my very good friends and I use spray paint all the time; I just knew that it would be worth a try and my gamble paid off. Leather can be spray painted! Yay!

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