September 2015

Texas in the Fall: Texas Antiques Week

Covering roughly 25 miles in southeast Texas, the Texas Antiques Week runs along a stretch of Highway 237 from Brenham to LaGrange. In April and October, thousands of…

Texas in the Fall: Marburger Farm Antique Show

New England’s fall foliage, vineyard harvests in California, an after-summer-crowd beach holiday, sure, but Texas as a fall destination? Believe it, y’all. Everything is bigger in Texas (ask…

Buying a Mattress: the Mail-Order Solution

Buying a mattress is one of the least glamorous, yet most important purchases you can make. Although it’s completely covered by layers of linens, the mattress is your…

Make a Tote Bag and Cover a Chair Seat with T-shirts

T-Shirt Chair Seat Cover It takes less than an hour to transform a bland chair into an eye-catching seat covered in jaunty stripes. Wrapped in stretchy, fuss-free t-shirt…

Embellish Pillows with T-shirt Fabric

Punched-Up Pillows Give store-bought pillows more pattern and personality with t-shirt fabric embellishments. Create a fun, flirty look with an easy no-sew wrap. Just cut a t-shirt straight…

T-Shirt-Chic Coaster and Lampshade

Coaster  A braided rug is a cute, cottage-y way to protect your floors. Apply the same design idea to coasters for tabletops and nightstands using handmade t-shirt yarn….

Make a T-Shirt Headboard

Satisfy your artistic urges by turning t-shirts and stretched canvases into a geometrically inspired headboard. It’s easy; each block of color is a single stretched artist’s canvas covered…

Decorate with Easy T-shirt Projects

Banish the boring and transform dull decor with cheap and colorful t-shirts. The beauty of this fabric is its stretchiness and ravel-free construction. So grab a stack of…

dorm picks

Dorm Storage and Organization Tips from the Experts at The Container Store

Create More Space On Your Desk Dorm desks aren’t very big. And the space you do have will probably be used for more than just studying. But with…