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Clean up or Cover Up!

Hey Loves!

I'm back with a tip:  Clean Up or Cover Up!

It's spring!  I think.   This weather has been a little funny here in Bama.  It was down in the low 60s and high 50s last week. I equate spring and summer with porch sitting.   I did a lot of that at Grandma's house when I was little.   It's kind of discouraging to walk out on your porch, patio, or deck and see dingy, dirty furniture.

Well, don't throw it away.  It can be saved.

First, try cleaning it.  Click here for some tips on cleaning moldy, dirty patio furniture.

If cleaning doesn't give them new life, cover them up!

For those of you that don't sew,  here are two you can purchase.
 Find them in Amazon

If you can sew, go ahead and make them.  I made some very simple cushion covers for a former co-worker.

To do this, I watched a few envelope pillow cover tutorials and applied the measurements she provided.   Here's one that I liked:

You can follow these steps and apply your measurements. Here's a quick tip to ensure you account for the depth: measure the depth, divide by 2, and add that to the width and length.   

Give it a try! You can have customized furniture in no time.  Who doesn't like one of a kind furniture?! 

Let me know if you try it. 

Until next time,  Smooches!


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