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DIY Embellished Beanies

DIY Embellished Beanies

Time to brighten up some boring beanies! In today’s easy DIY project, we’ll use buttons, thread, and patches to make plain hats unique! Personalized beanies make great gifts (Valentine’s Day, eh hem) but be sure to make a few for yourself! 😉 Let’s start embellishing! […]

Fashion Trends for 2021 (According to ME!)

Fashion Trends for 2021 (According to ME!)

Ever wonder what fashion trends await us in 2021? Ever wish you could pick the trends yourself?! (I do!) In today’s fashion adventure, I present you with my optimistic (and only slightly self-seeking) trend forecast for this new year! 🙂 Come along on a visit […]

DIY Gifts: Upcycled Candle Jars

DIY Gifts: Upcycled Candle Jars

Today’s project takes us on a fun, colorful, upcycling adventure! We are going to give new life to something you may already have lying around- empty candle jars! 🙂 This is a great way to use recycled materials to make personalized gifts or accents for […]

Upcycled Clothes from FREE Stuff: January Edition

Upcycled Clothes from FREE Stuff: January Edition

Happy New Year, Crafters! 🙂 January may not be the most fun or exciting of months, but it’s a great time for a little wardrobe refresh! If that can be done on the cheap, then even better! 🙂 In today’s project, I’m upcycling clothing that […]

New Year Tie Dye!

New Year Tie Dye!

Happy New Year, Crafters! 🙂 To celebrate, I’m creating a fun, easy, and freeing tie dye project! I want my new sweatshirt to be as bright and colorful as my hopes for 2021! 🙂 Come along for the adventure and help me celebrate! 🙂 Supplies […]

DIY Holiday Loungewear

DIY Holiday Loungewear

The ideal holiday outfit can be hard to find, but 2020 has changed the requirements a bit! Comfiness is the most important factor, followed by warmth and cuteness! 🙂 If you are looking for a vintage spin, check out our post on flapper loungwear! But […]

Nifty Gifties: Favorite DIY Gifts!

Nifty Gifties: Favorite DIY Gifts!

It’s Gifting Season, Crafters, and you know what that means! It’s time to DIY!!!! In honor of the season, I’ve rounded up some of my very favorite projects to make for gifts AND for myself! 🙂 You may recognize a few projects from previous posts […]

Retro Gifts to DIY!

Retro Gifts to DIY!

It’s OFFICIALLY holiday crafting season! (YAY!!) Although this year’s celebration will be, shall we say “unique,” that won’t limit our creativity! 🙂 Today’s video highlights some of my favorite retro-inspired gifts to DIY! These projects are so fun to create, that you should plan to […]

Plaid-vember Flannel Scarf

Plaid-vember Flannel Scarf

It’s that time of year again, Crafters! Time for warm fabrics in peppy plaids! We may as well agree to refer to November as “Plaid-vember” from now on! In preparation for said Plaid-vember, I have been squirreling away flannel remnants for projects! Today’s project is […]

Sewing a “Prairie” Dress (and Pumpkin Picking!)

Sewing a “Prairie” Dress (and Pumpkin Picking!)

In my quest for the perfect costume-meets-clothing pieces, I have gone back in time- literally. Remember when flowing dresses with puffed sleeves and floral prints were a thing? (Hello, 1980s and 90s!) Well, those pioneer/Victorian/Edwardian-inspired dresses are back! The “cottagecore” and “prairiecore” aesthetics are highlighting […]