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Interior Design : A Modern Nursery

Interior Design

  This sweet family was about to begin their journey into parenthood and wanted to create a nursery within their guest bedroom. They had just a few existing pieces of furniture they wanted to keep so this one was fun to decorate with a lot of new things!    A quick note before we start: All after photos you see below are taken by the one and only Nikki Caviness Photography.    Ok so starting with the before - here are a few objectives: Create a functional space that will fit their existing queen bed, but also a working nursery...

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Interior Design: Elevate Your Woven Baskets

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Interior Design: Elevate Your Woven Baskets

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase. Here we are with another addition of Weekend Refresh. Today is a super simple way to elevate the look of your woven bins. Inspiration for this little tutorial was born because I couldn't find a bin I was happy with for our Mudroom. I searched for hours only to fall in love with a basket that was way too expensive and also out of stock. So, instead I ordered six...

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Leaded Light Quilt Pattern

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Leaded Light Quilt Pattern

Buy the Leaded Light Quilt Pattern here!  Introducing the Leaded Light Quilt Pattern! I have wanted to design a quilt pattern inspired by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright for a while now. I remember studying several of his buildings while studying Interior Design in college. It's been said that by setting the standard for Prairie Style houses he established the first true, American architecture. He advised his students to, "study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."   Quilt kit available from Lamb & Loom here!  Wright spent most of his childhood on the...

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Cost of a Handmade Quilt

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Cost of a Handmade Quilt

  If you’re someone who has ever sold custom quilts you know a lot of time and energy goes into selecting the perfect fabric and making the actual quilt.    If you’re someone who has ever purchased a handmade quilt - do you know the material costs involved in making that quilt? Or the number of hours that went into it?    I started my business selling handmade quilts and other home goods. I quickly realized a lot of people don’t know how much goes into making a quilt. When I sat down to calculate the costs - I ended up...

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What is Modern Quilting?

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What is Modern Quilting?

    Often I get asked “What is modern quilting?” What does it mean to call myself a modern quilt pattern designer? Modern quilting still uses the basics of traditional quilting but I think a modern quilt pattern plays by its own rules. Today I am looking into both Traditional and Modern Quilting to find the differences.   You know a modern quilt when you see one! The Modern Quilt Guild defines modern quilting in this way:   Modern quilts are primarily functional and inspired by modern design. Modern quilters work in different styles and define modern quilting in different...

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