Patchwork chair seats – the challenges, fun, & following my gut.

Patchwork chair seats

Patchwork chair seats and following your gut.  You may be wondering how these can possibly be related.  Well, really, they aren’t.  Except that because I followed my gut I created these one of a kind chair seats for the sample room here at Designs by Donna.  And I really like them much better than my original […]

Make Your Own Barn Style Sliding Door

This door slides along a simple track installed to a wall.

Barn style sliding doors are becoming popular in apartments and condos in Atlanta.  My son is in need of one of these for a room in his condo.  After finding this article on Houzz, I now have no excuse to help him with this.  Another project for my to do list!   Click Make Your Own […]

12 Tried and True Paint Colors

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Flowing Flower Detail For Draperies, Valances, Pillows

Flowing Flower Embellishment

As a soft home furnishings designer and fabricator, I am passionate about embellishing my creations.  This embellishment I call the Flowing Flower Embellishment and I use this on drapery panels, window valances, or pillow covers, just to name a few.  The source for my flowing flower inspiration was this picture of a sweater in a […]