Curtains establish the mood of a room: Sheers seem to emit airy freshness; cafe curtains communicate stylish flair; tab-tops are ever so modern; and heavy velvet drapes connote traditional formality. With some careful measuring and a bit of patience, you can make a very attractive pleated valance to enhance simple sheers. Here's three ideas for sewing your own curtains.
Think of your scrapbook as your novel. The scope can be small or large, focused or loose, a chronological narrative or a visual montage. At the most basic level, a scrapbook is a place to collect anything you don't want to lose, from musings on a particular experience to recipes and postcards. Here are some creative ways to customize the pages and covers of your scrapbooks.
You know spring has sprung when the grass turns green and your favorite flowers start to bloom. It is also the perfect time to start thinking about how to use and arrange those beautiful spring blooms. Here are some of our favorite creations.
Beyond the obvious purpose that bookshelves serve (ahem, holding books), they also allow you to display art and organize all those not-sure-where-to-put-them items. Check out some of our favorite ideas for inspiration and then start showing your books some love.
Has your closet taken on a life of its own? Do you find yourself cramming your belongings into a hateful, confined space, and hoping the door doesn't pop back open? It's time to put an end to that! Take control of your closet for good with these organization tips.
At MSLO, we pride ourselves in having creative, innovative offices. But one of our employee pantries just wasn't quite up to snuff. Earlier this year it went through an amazing transformation with brand-new fixtures from the Martha Stewart Living line, available at The Home Depot. Get inspired by this incredible before and after.
Organization doesn't have to come in rank-and-file containers. Bring sophistication back to your spaces by turning basic store-bought storage containers into bold statement pieces. With our surprisingly easy-to-re-create ideas, you can contain your stuff -- without putting a lid on your style.