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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 […]

Tie Dye for FALL!

Tie Dye for FALL!

Who says that tie dye is a summer-only fashion statement?! I collected a few fallish pieces and a tie dye kit to answer this question! After lots of dyeing, I have some new fall clothes that I’ve already been wearing and can’t wait to wear […]

Apples! Leaves! Pumpkins!

Apples! Leaves! Pumpkins!

It’s FALL CRAFTY TIME!!! Cooler days are coming; pumpkins are turning orange; and apple harvest is already underway! I’m getting into the fall spirit by putting together some of my favorite fall crafts and outfit ideas. Click on the headings to check out the full […]

Tie Dyed Graphic T’s (and Dress!)

Tie Dyed Graphic T’s (and Dress!)

Ever get stuck in a crafting rut? You know, get used to working within certain parameters and forget to think outside of the box? It’s easy to do that with tie dye. White garments are just begging to be dyed, but what about clothing with […]

Tie Dyed Hair Accessories!

Tie Dyed Hair Accessories!

For the tie dye obsessed, the projects never end. One constantly grapples with the question, “What ELSE can I tie dye?!” The struggle is real… This time, I’m tackling a small-scale, easy project that should be fun and super customizable! Why not tie dye hair […]

I (Finally) Try a Tie Dye Kit!

I (Finally) Try a Tie Dye Kit!

I know it sounds weird, but I don’t have much experience with tie dye kits. Ya know, craft store kits with plastic squeezy bottles full of fabric dye? Nope, never really used them! When I learned how to tie dye (Thank you, Aunty Mug!!!) I […]

How to Tie Dye in an Apartment: Starburst Dress and Tote

How to Tie Dye in an Apartment: Starburst Dress and Tote

Another day, another dye! (Tie dye, that is!) I’ve been having too much fun trying out small-space dyeing projects to quit now! Today’s DIY is only slightly harder than last week’s tutorial on basic tie dying methods. (You can find that post here!) Today, we […]

How to Tie Dye (in an apartment!)

How to Tie Dye (in an apartment!)

If you thought I was done with fabric dye for the season, you should double check your calendar! It’s still summer, and I’m dyeing to tie! (Tie Dye, that is!) My ice dying project from this post was so much fun! I couldn’t wait to […]