Category Archives: upcycle

“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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Well, I can explain the blog absence in one word: Paint.  In the last few weeks, I’ve been painting everything in sight.  Here’s a short list… My friend’s counter tops, my dining room table, chairs and curtains in my den; … 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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FEATURED ON HGTV gift guide!!!

Oh my goodness… make my day, my week and my whole holiday season!!!  I am featured in the gift guide!!!  WHAT???  I can’t believe it.  This is nothing but a blessing from the LORD… I mean, really…How exciting is … Continue reading

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