Outdoor Glider Bench Makeover

Hi lovely friends! I told you the other day that I've been spending several days working outdoors and today I'm sharing a project that was very much overdue. I purchased this outdoor glider bench about six or seven years ago: Isn't it just pitiful? I covered the cushions once before about three years ago, and it was time to do it again! I've included affiliate links so you can find the products I used. Here's my new and improved outdoor glider bench now: Doesn't it look brand … [Read more...]

How to Make a Sectional Slipcover Part 2: Cushion Covers

Hello there and welcome to part two of my Sectional Slipcover Tutorial: Covering the Cushions! If you missed part one, you can catch up here. There is nothing unique about covering sectional cushions verses sofa cushions, except maybe that the cushions may not all be created equal as often is the case with a standard sofa. For this reason I measured each sectional cushion individually, so each cover is custom to that cushion. That accounts for the very tailored fit my cushions … [Read more...]

Sew Easy Outdoor Cushion Covers {Oldie, but Goodie}

Hi friends. Has it warmed up enough yet in your area to start thinking about getting your outdoor spaces ready for Spring? We are almost there, I can feel it. I've actually been able to spend a couple of days working in my garden, but today is cold again.  Some of you are lucky enough to enjoy pretty temps all year! Today I am re-sharing an oldie but goodie, my Sew Easy Outdoor Cushion Cover Tutorial...perfect for this time of year. It's so much more cost effective to recover your old … [Read more...]

Deck Makeover

I know that sometimes all you see is the pretty. Well get ready for some ugly...really ugly... This is how our deck looked before I finally got out there and cleaned it up! Seriously, how does it end up like this? No...take it all in: peeling deck paint; cardboard from spray paint project (from months ago); nasty, dirty, faded cushion covers; green growth on the deck; and do you want to know what has been driving me crazy since we reclaimed our back yard? That weird deck … [Read more...]

Sew Easy Outdoor Cushion Covers (Part 1)

Looking  to replace your outdoor cushion covers?  You've come to the right place! I'm going to show you step-by-step how easy it is to make new covers for those faded, time-worn, covered in bird poop and who knows what else, outdoor cushions! Making new covers made  my outdoor furniture look brand new again! (Plus I spray painted  the actual chair, again...good for another year!)   I purchased this set at Target years ago. It came with several pieces and the price was … [Read more...]