Today I am going to show you how I went about creating the knife-pleated ottoman slip cover.  The important thing about slip covers is that they fit properly. Like an alteration or a custom-made clothing, a perfect fit will make all the difference. It can look like a slopping t-shirt or a custom made gown. The first thing you need …

We are enjoying an early spring in Alaska, and in anticipation of the semi-warmth (it isn’t here yet), there have been a few garage and moving sales the last couple of weekends.  I stopped by my sister-in-law’s moving sale a couple weekends ago and found this cute little ottoman. I have been looking for one to go downstairs in our family …

About five years ago, I set foot in my first Anthropologie.  My mother-in-law and I walked around in circles exclaiming, “This is so much fun!”  The store is such a treat for Alaskans buried in fleece and carharts, we will probably never have a population base for such grandeur.  But, every time I leave the state, I save my money …

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