Tag Archives: DIY

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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New One Minute Video: How to Make a Double Pot Holder

Mmmmmmmm… strawberry-rhubarb pie… peach cobbler…brownies! When a delicious smells like that fills your kitchen and the timer goes off, you’ll be ready to take your perfectly baked creation out and protect your hands with this cute double pot holder. Conveniently … Continue reading

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Throwback Sunday: DIY Summer Maxi Skirt Redesign Tutorial

Another early post worth pulling from the archives. Thank you Cooper for being such a good sport and taking so many pictures of your mom back then. 🙂  I’ve been seeing summer maxi dresses and skirts everywhere! And I had … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Dress Redesign (Mad Men Inspired)

OK, so maybe I HAVE been watching too much Mad Men this summer. BUT THOSE DRESSES!!!! I just can’t get enough! I want one……. So….. I found this little number at the thrift store the other day and made it … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Shirt Redesign

“Life is trying things to see if they work.” -Ray Bradbury This shirt and post are the perfect examples of Ray Bradbury’s quote. When I started out redesigning this huge shirt, I wasn’t really sure where I was going with … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: How to Mend Your Jeans

One of my earlier posts from exactly 5 years ago today… I still remember crackin’ myself up while writing this… Today I feel like Bill Murray’s character, Bob, in the movie, “What About Bob”, one of my all time favorites. … Continue reading

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How to Make a Lace-Up Sweatshirt

If you’ve been thinking about adding a little athleisure wear to your wardrobe but don’t want to spend lots of money, here’s a quick change you can make to your beloved sweatshirt so you can be stylish and comfy at … Continue reading

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DIY: Seatbelt Pillow for Your Epic Summer Road Trips: New One Minute Video

Road Trip! Some of my earliest memories include legendary family road trips to the Black Hills, Missouri, and the Boundary Waters. From four kids sleeping side by side in the back of the station wagon to the red metal Coleman … Continue reading

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15 Handmade Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day That She Will Love

The delight of creating and choosing joy no matter what. My mom in a nutshell. It is in her honor that I bring these projects ideas to you today, hoping that her legacy will live on through me and through … Continue reading

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DIY: How to Sew a Garden Kneeling Pad

Who doesn’t look forward to spring? The air is warm, the sun is shining and the flowers are starting to bloom–it’s exactly what we all need after a long, cold winter. However, sometimes kneeling on the hard ground can put … Continue reading

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