Hilando la creatividad

¿Nunca te ha pasado que tienes una idea para tu casa, quizás para tu cuarto, el comedor, la sala de estar, incluso una clara idea en tu cabeza de un diseño para una prenda de ropa o para ese viejo sofá que tanto te gusta y que hace bastante tiempo quieres retapizar, pero no...

Tienda de telas en Miami

La mejor Tienda de telas en Miami La tienda de telas en Miami Fabric Gallery nace hace 21 años, con el objetivo de brindar el mejor servicio en su clase y atender las  necesidades de un mercado creciente con caracteristicas muy particulares marcado por la elegancia, vanguardismo  y  buen gusto, Miami era y continua...

How to Install Wall-to-Wall Carpet Yourself

Determine the Area of the Room Measure the longest walls in your room. Multiply the length and width, and divide by 9 to determine the square yardage. Add 10 percent to allow for errors, irregularities and pattern matching. STEP 1 Clean the Subfloor Make sure the surface to be carpeted is smooth and clean....

Deep Clean Your Natural-Fabric Couch For Better Snuggling

After a long day, your cozy couch is the perfect place to unwind, which sometimes involves stinky feet or a late-night snack. You might not realize your couch is a bit dirty, but giving it a deep clean helps remove built-up stuff that you’d rather not think about — like sloughed-off skin cells and...

Tips for Choosing Curtain Fabrics

Tips for Choosing Curtain Fabrics By Mark Montano and Carly Sommerstein from Window Treatments and Slipcovers For Dummies ou have tons to think about when deciding on fabric for window treatments. Choosing the correct weight, texture, light-blocking or light-exposing qualities, and the fabric’s durability are just the beginning. If you spend some time considering...

How to Reupholster a Stool

http://www.core77.com/posts/18161/Monster-Post-How-to-Reupholster-a-Stool They say “To a guy with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Well ever since I bought this bad-ass, cast-iron, fully refurbished 1953-model Singer 15-91 sewing machine on eBay, I’ve been looking for things to repair by sewing. So first up, I’m gonna show you how to reupholster a stool. As usual...

List of Fabric Types for Curtains

Perhaps the most compelling reason to make your own curtains — other than the satisfaction that comes with completely customizing their design and execution — is picking out fabric. Although you are limited to woven fabrics, you have many more options at a well-stocked store than you have for premade panels. While perusing fabrics,...

How to Install Fabric Wallcovering

Materials Needed: bolt of backed fabric wallcovering paste fabric scissors smoothing tool bucket tape measure pencil notepad spackle spackle knife wallcovering primer paint roller paint pan pan liner roller cover sanding block damp rag paint brush utility knife Measure the Walls Use tape measure to determine height and width of space for fabric. Jot...

How to pick a color palette for your house

After looking at ways to work through paint-color procrastination and how to find color inspiration all around you, we are ready to tackle the last, and possibly most challenging, part of our color series: the whole-house paint palette. If picking one paint color is tricky, how on earth do you find colors for an...