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Valentine Nifty Gifties

Valentine Nifty Gifties

Hurrah for Valentine’s Day! It may be the middle of winter, but at least we have an excuse to eat chocolate, give cute gifts to friends, bake goodies, and maybe even wear a little pink (gasp)! Of course, any excuse for craftiness is welcome around […]

Cozy Crafts

Cozy Crafts

The weather is cold; the days are short; and it’s time for cozy crafts! Here are a few of our favorite projects, perfect crafting on a wintery day. You may even find some of the supplies you need in your own closet! The results are […]

Little Women Tribute

Little Women Tribute

Inspiration for today’s post comes from the recent film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women! As soon as I heard about the upcoming movie, I mentally began planning a costume tribute! A good deal of my Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks were required for these […]

Have you heard? It’s almost the 20s!

Have you heard? It’s almost the 20s!

I couldn’t be more excited about the fashion implications of our new decade! I’m already digging out my cloche hats and planning 1920s-inspired outfits! What better way to ring in the new year but with some flapper flair? Start with a vintage coat (this one […]

Nifty Gifties: DIY Painted Leggings

Nifty Gifties: DIY Painted Leggings

Huzzah! The season of crafting is officially here! 🙂 Not that we don’t craft throughout the year, but now it’s a no-holes-barred kind of crafting. Christmas is coming, and we need gifts! We feel no shame (ok, less shame) in creating giant craft messes, spending […]

Plaidvember PJ Project

Plaidvember PJ Project

Early Bird Crafters, this is YOUR season to shine! Come mid-November, all those Christmas craft and shopping projects are fair game, although you may want to wait a bit on baking and decorating… (At least wait until after Thanksgiving?) Also, don’t let on if you […]

Plaidvember- 1940s Dress Refashion

Plaidvember- 1940s Dress Refashion

Happy “Plaid-vember,” a month of (mostly) plaid-themed fashion and diy’s! We start things off with a project from the archives! I completed this project a while ago, but saved it for plaid month! Here is the plaid 1990’s dress I started with… Based on the […]

Sewing Journey: Renaissance Costume

Sewing Journey: Renaissance Costume

Sewing… It’s a journey. You never know what you’ll be inspired to make next! You probably remember my first foray into a “very easy” Vogue pattern this summer. Several days and two dresses later, I had a wearable fit-and-flare dress that you can see in […]

Pumpkin Time- “Squashwear”

Pumpkin Time- “Squashwear”

It’s PUMPKIN TIME!!! At what other time of year do people slow down to ogle corn mazes or get all giddy about buying squash?! Although sarcasm exists in the world, I’m too busy enjoying my pumpkin spice latte to worry too much! 🙂 I’m also […]

Costume Time: 1950’s-1960’s

Costume Time: 1950’s-1960’s

Bring on the bright dresses and loads of accessories! This week’s costume inspiration is coming straight from the 1950’s and 60’s! We included some of our favorite vintage and thrifted outfits as well as plenty of DIY accessories! Fun looks for costumes, dress up, and […]