Stylish Dish-Towel Accents
Use colorful dish towels to liven up a country-style kitchen.
- To make a coaster, color-copy your favorite towel, cut out a circle and glue it to the underside of a clear coaster.
- Wrap a plain white jar with a color copy of your favorite towel and secure with a piece of double-sided tape.
- A vintage-style plate is easy to make; paint the underside of the rim with acrylic paint and glue on a color copy of a colorful towel.
- Decorate a plain shelf by cutting a dish towel in half and laying the pretty border over the side. Keep it in place with double-stick tape.
- Found the perfect pattern on a dish towel, but want it as a runner? Make your own by simply ironing the towels together with no-sew fusing.
- Create the look of a colorful towel on a tabletop by striping it with acrylic paints. Use low-tack painter's tape to ensure straight lines. Seal with a water-based polyurethane to protect the finish.
Sew your own round floor-length tablecloth to suit any occasion with these step-by-step instructions.
Card tables are convenient to use when entertaining over the holidays, but they can be eyesores. A simple slipcover that is fitted and washable (not to mention pretty) is the perfect solution.
Rustic burlap is given new life as a sophisticated holiday table runner with the addition of pleated trim and hand-painted details.
Designer Casey Noble dresses up a holiday table with a homemade monogrammed table runner made with simple sewing supplies and paint.
'Solar power' lends a hand in this dyeing project.
Recycle a favorite pair of boots into a fun and funky bag with these simple steps.
Classic white napkins can easily be dressed up for special holidays with a stencil and washable fabric paint. The creative options and themes are limitless.
Can't find that perfect lamp? Follow these instructions to make your own lamp.
Make a one-of-a-kind silk scarf with painted flowers in bright red, pink and orange.
Follow the directions below to complete this DIY wallpaper craft from HGTV Magazine.