Tag Archives: DIY

Giveaway: Sewing Survey So I Can Give You More of What You Want

Wow! It’s hard to believe that we’ve been doing this blogging thing together for 6 years now. From my very first tutorial to 5 fun seasons of Refashion Runway to publishing The Refashion Handbook to creating videos that have received … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: 4 Clever Ways to Reuse a Plastic Gum Holder

The new, plastic, flip-top gum holders help to keep gum from breaking into little tiny pieces and ending up at the bottom of your purse, full of dirt or stuck to all of your loose change. Ewwww, what a mess … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Stencil a Design on Jeans

Blue jeans aren’t just for cowboys anymore. Move on over you rugged men, we’ve got some fashion statements to make. We’re distressing them, cropping them, acid washing them and fraying them–anything to make our jeans cool and different. Now you … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: A Mumu Makeover

A fun summer makeover for you from a few years ago:   Seriously, who cares if I get freckles on my legs. Sometimes you just need to go outside, relax and accept what the sun has to offer. I know … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Make a Beach Towel Hoodie for Kids

Ah, summertime, and the livin’ is easy–running through the sprinklers, splashing in the pool or jumping in the waves. There’s nothing like staying wet to beat the heat. But when it’s time to dry off, don’t just use any old … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: Customize your Beach Towels With Bleach

Get your beach vibe on with your very own customized beach towel. No need for a bland one when the weather gets warm. Instead, get the towel of your summer dreams by creating your own design with bleach. You can … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Make Small Paper Boxes

Make a big dramatic statement with little paper boxes. They’re perfect for those times when you need to add a little flair to a small gift for a friend or loved one. They even make great little wedding favor boxes. … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Denim Dress Refashion

Who doesn’t love a good denim dress? Well not this one. Eddie, Eddie, Eddie! What were you thinking? No wonder someone dropped it off at the thrift store. They probably laid it on the doorstep, rang the doorbell and ran. … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Cropped Denim Jacket

Just spent two weeks in Minnesota so I thought this would be the perfect post to bring back to life: Time froze for me the other day while at my beautiful niece Melanie’s house in St. Paul. The kids playing hockey in the driveway, … Continue reading

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Throwback Sunday: Mother of the Bride Dress Redesign

Another good tutorial worth unearthing from the archives: I’ve never been a good clothes shopper. Just ask my sister, Jan, who would painstakingly shop for the perfect outfits while I was off swimming, riding my bike, and hanging out with … Continue reading

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