Making Frayed Edge Rag Ribbon The Easy Way

Making Frayed Edge Rag Ribbon The Easy Way

A quick lesson on making Frayed Edge Rag Ribbon The Easy Way Supplies needed to make Rag Ribbon: ~ Homespun gingham material something like this ~ Scissors (These are our favorite) That’s all! Here is what you do to make Frayed Edge Rag Ribbon: ~ Lay your fabric out flat to inspect it well. Are […]

Painter’s Drop Cloth Curtain

Painter’s Drop Cloth Wonky Star Curtain   It is August already, a fact that does not make me happy for several reasons. The biggest reason is both kids will go back to college soon. Though they weren’t around much this summer there was still a chance of seeing them; I really kinda like them. Once […]

DIY Farmhouse Table

farmhouse table DIY from Dirt Road Designs

DIY Farmhouse Table Who doesn’t love a Farmhouse Table? For better or worse we have never had need of a farmhouse table. For a family of 4 it was just never necessary. There are times I wish we had more children than two, especially now with the kids spreading their wings and taking off for other […]

Country Guest Bathroom Makeover Part Two

Country Guest Bathroom Makeover Part Two When I left you in the last post the bathroom was in shambles; it had been mostly gutted. If you missed that post click here to go back and read Country Guest  Bathroom Makeover Part One I find it hard to understand how one room under construction can make a […]

Country Primitive Chalk Painted Lamp Makeover

Finished chalk painted lamp

Ok, so I had this really weird thing happen to my lamp, it’s like it got chicken “pops” (that’s what The First Kid called them) or something, weird right? I love, love, love this little lamp so I had to give her some love with our homemade chalk paint recipe. I was so excited to be using homemade […]

Farmhouse Style Washroom Sign

Here are just a few of the steps it took to make the Farmhouse Style Washroom Sign we put up in the guest bathroom after the remodel Crawled through the old woodpile to find this beautiful old piece of junk, check out the moss we had to scrape off.  I hated to do so; I […]

Country Guest Bathroom Makeover Part One

Dirt Road Designs Country Style Decor Makeover

Country Guest Bathroom Makeover Part One Last spring, before The Second Kid graduated high school, we had several projects on the dreaded TO DO list. I actually love the TO DO list, The Husband does not. In his defense I wouldn’t want to work with me so I can not blame him! “That woman is crazy!” […]

What does vinegar have to do with wallpaper?

What does Vinegar have to do with Wallpaper? Here is a super easy DIY on wallpaper removal. Thankfully it will even work with reallllly old wallpaper.   When we bought our “starter home” the kitchen was covered in red wallpaper top to bottom!!! As if red is not bad enough, it had the pattern of […]

Dirt Road Designs Brown Paper Flooring Project

Brown Paper Bag Flooring Anyone who knows me, knows how crazy I am about the color Kraft. (Is it a color? As the Queen I say it is, so it must be!) Quite often I wrap presents in Kraft paper with a plain bow. There is something so simple and beautiful about Kraft paper. Shhhhhhhhhhh……Here […]

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