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Staycation: Tips and Tricks!

Staycation: Tips and Tricks!

Staying close to home this summer? Yeh… me too. (Sigh) But, that doesn’t mean I can’t find creative ways to stay crafty AND give myself a little mental vacation! Here are some of my staycation ideas so far! Let me know how you plan to […]

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 […]

Valentine Cards + Bling

Valentine Cards + Bling

Who doesn’t need a little extra bling in their life this wintry season? And who, pray tell, doesn’t like Valentine cards that include gifts?! This present-of-a-card is the perfect project to make for all the lovely Galentines in your life! As that’s basically every “gal” […]

1920’s Dress from a Polo Shirt

1920’s Dress from a Polo Shirt

I *love* re-fashioning thrift store staples into unique, historically-inspired outfits! Oversized polo shirts are ideal for such projects, since they are easy to find and are practically dresses already! With the addition of some coordinating fabric and elbow grease, my polo shirt will become a […]

“Refashioned” Button-Up Shirt

“Refashioned” Button-Up Shirt

I love the idea of button-up shirts, but I have a hard time finding ones that fit… Enter the button-up refashion- a project that utilizes a large shirt and transforms it to your specifications! Although this project is pretty straight forward, it does take time. […]

Pom Pom Pumpkins!

Pom Pom Pumpkins!

Although I was the last to admit to the end of summer, I am starting to get excited about pumpkin season. After years of living in the area, my husband and I FINALLY visited Hale’s Apple Farm to pick out a pumpkin! AAAH! There was […]