Category Archives: tutorial

“Dyeing” for a boy

This is my new best friend.  Fabric dye.  No, it’s not all natural/organic… shame on me… but you do what you can, right? I read this post about dyeing clothes the other day and thought I’d give it a try. … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Paint your curtains

Here’s a really easy way to spruce up boring curtains on the cheap!  You know I love to do things on the cheap. I had these curtains that survived the flood of 2010 in my sister-in-law’s basement… barely survived.  After … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Re Cover a lamp shade: Revamp your lamp!

This was my first project after moving into the house.  I started this a day or two after we got all our furniture delivered.  I couldn’t help myself. I had to… Forget unpacking, I needed to re-create something, like BAD.  … Continue reading

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Flip Flops, tiny vases and the most delicious cookies ever

The flip flops are back, thank you very much!  Some may think it’s too cold, but the slightest notion of warm breezes makes it OK with me.  There’s nothing wrong with flip flops and sweaters, right? Here are my bohemian … Continue reading

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Come see me at Prudent Baby

Tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb 8, 2011) my towel tutorial will be featured on Prudent Baby… This is one of my “I check this site at least 10 times a day” favorites! Thank you so much for featuring me!!! Check it out~

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Cardi Tutorial: Lace and Cashmere

Materials: (this is what I used; however, if you don’t have a lace skirt to refashion, you can substitute accordingly!) Sweater to refashion (mine was not a cardigan to begin with) Skirt with lace overlay Button Thread and all necessary … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Spruce up vintage hand towels!

I have a small love affair with Anthropologie.  They’ve had towels like these for some time now, and I have been secretly desiring them, but as with most things sold there, I don’t want to pay the price. SO, one … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Mermaid Tail

Ok, I mentioned that the Mermaid tails were the favorite gift opened on Christmas…  Some sweet friends gave me some links online to others who had made tails in the past which gave me some ideas…. but ultimately I made … Continue reading

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Guest Posting at Campfire Chic Blog!

Monday, Nov 29, I will be guest posting at Campfire Chic Blog with a fun new tutorial! Check, check, check it out!!!

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Felted Wool Trees- tutorial

Here’s an easy little tutorial on how to make these adorable felted wool trees! Materials needed: Wire clothes hanger wool sweaters, washed in hot water and dried on hot to ‘felt’ them wire cutters and scissors cardboard for base Step … Continue reading

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