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Upcycled Clothes from Free Stuff: Men’s Shirts

Upcycled Clothes from Free Stuff: Men’s Shirts

Hi Crafters! 🙂 It is TIME for a spring upcycling project! I have the perfect candidates in mind… two men’s shirts that I got for FREE! While I love the fabric, length, and detailing on both of these shirts, they need to be refashioned before […]

Rainbow Crafts: DIY Picture Frames and Pillows

Rainbow Crafts: DIY Picture Frames and Pillows

Time to brighten up your space, Crafters! In today’s tutorial, we will transform plain pillow cases and picture frames into rainbow-bright room accessories! (You may even be able to upcycle items you already have!) Create rainbow decor for your own space or brighten someone else’s […]

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! […]

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 […]

Upcycled Clothes from FREE Stuff!

Upcycled Clothes from FREE Stuff!

Time for another upcycling project, this time using clothing I got for FREE! 🙂 “Upcycling” or “refashioning” old clothing is a fun way to flex your creative muscles and create “new” clothing for little (or no) cost! Not only is this good for your wallet, […]

Costume or Clothing? 1920s

Costume or Clothing? 1920s

October is here! This means, of course, that it’s Costume Season! 🙂 However, we all know that the holidays this year have all been a little wonky. How can we show off our costumes during times of modified celebrations? My answer is to create “costumes” […]

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 […]

Summer Ice Dye DIY!

Summer Ice Dye DIY!

It’s not really summer until the fabric dye starts flying! 🙂 Tie dye, ice dye, dip dye, bleach dye, whatever! I mean, who doesn’t need a little dye dripping down their arm, nails turned purple, and a newly rainbow-ized summer wardrobe?? (Everyone needs this. Don’t […]

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 […]