Create A Designer Room On A Budget
It's inspiriting to look through designer magazines and see all the
beautifully decorated rooms. Of course, they are created with very high-end fabrics, carpets, furniture, and
But, you don't have to spend thousands and thousands of dollars to create
a room with a designer's touch. It's easier than you think to pull together a beautifully coordinated
Let's use a bedroom as an example. This room has of course the bed,
a dresser, maybe an armoir, a chair, and two windows.
The first thing you need to do is purchase pretty sheets. For this
project, you do not want to buy plain sheets. Find a pretty pattern that makes you feel
good. When you find a set of sheets that you like, buy two extra flat sheets, preferably in queen or
I often buy my sheets in Boscov's Department Store because they always have a good value.
Boscov's Department Store - Great values
and famous brands!
Ok. Now is when the fun begins. Of course you're going to make
your bed with the sheet set. Now, you're going to use the two addiitional flat sheets your bought
to create that designer's look.
Each sheet will become the window treatments. You can also
purchase some pretty tie-backs or use ribbon that coordinate with the curtains. Please see the
page Simple Curtains for instructions on how to sew the curtains.
Then with fabric left over, you can make a new seat cover on
the chair (For help with this, visit the Seat Cushions)
or Throw Pillows to accessorize your bed.
Another example of creating a pretty room on a budget is in the dining
room. Check out How To Sew Chair Back Covers, and How To Sew Table Runners. These projects are quick and easy to do.
The results are dramatic.
For more help in sewing a designer room, check out these 2 references:
|Step-By-Step Guide To Create Beautiful and Inspiring Rooms
White Gifts and Home Accents Instructional Video by White Sewing
One last thing for you to do...
Stand back and admire what you have done.