Dear Chicago House,
Look I have just made these.
because…. I have a confession…
You have a really really ugly sofa in your basement.
The other day when I revealed your wet bar corner one of the photos showed just a wee corner of it. That was about all I wanted to show.
The sofa is old, a bit saggy and has lived in three countries (how many sofas have endured a cargo ride across the English Channel, the Atlantic and lived to tell the tale?) The thing is that it Mr Chicago House loves to snooze on it, he says its the most comfortable catnap spot in the house. He is not ready to part with it.
So it is banished to the basement.
I have considered making it a slip cover but I think that would be like putting a bow tie on a pig.
To make the pillows messages I used iron on light fabric transfers and whipped up my messages in Abode Illustrator. The transfer sheets worked well on my old faithful inkjet printer but you have to make sure the design is mirrored when you print it
I ironed the designs onto simple throw pillow cases made from curtain lining I removed from all the disgusting drapes originally in the house.
They make the sofa a little better don’t you think?
So anyone else been up to a fun DIY project this week. Add your projects to my linky party!
Creative in Chicago
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