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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

Simple table runners

To cover my newly painted table and protect it from scratches, without frustrating my sweet, well-meaning boyfriend who cannot always be concerned to use a coaster, I made two crisscross table runners out of the excess fabric from my chair project.  It's a busy print, so I was worried about there being too much of it in the dining room.  Jason said it looked okay when I laid it out to test, so that was enough of a go-ahead for me.  I don't have any coordinating fabric, and I did have extra of the Waverly print and nothing else to do with it!



Some of the braid on the seam at both ends, and faced with plain off white cotton on the back.  Maybe I will be on the lookout for a nice contrast fabric that will coordinate in the dining room.

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