Killy and Oliver have gleaned plenty of practical tips for decorating a small home. Most importantly, edit edit edit! "Small spaces are wonderfully warm and cozy, but they get easily cluttered," says Killy. "We are rigorous editors of stuff now, but are surrounded only by the most important things in our lives."
Killy and Oliver used the fabric to make the tufted headboard seen here. The warm brown plays well against the cool blue wall, and provides a bit of a professorly vibe, no?
Find full instructions for how to do it on their site.
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Here's a look at Oliver and Killy's handmade burlap headboard. Now show us what you've got!