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Happy Mother’s Day!!!

 My beautiful mom! Each time I look in the mirror, your eyes smile back at me. Each time I sew, your hands guide me along. Each time I fall, your arms lift me up. Each time I pray, your voice … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Polka Dot Shirt Redesign Tutorial

“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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Easy Last Minute DIY Gift: Flannel and Fringe Scarf (Tutorial and Video)

Little did my mom know that when she declared the Christmas of 1971 as a “Handmade Holiday,” she changed my life forever. I can still remember feeling so honored and loved when even my dad, who was Mr. Busy and Mr. … Continue reading

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Easy to Make Festive Faux Fur Collar So You Can Attend Your Holiday Parties in Style

It’s no secret that I love parties! The bigger, the better. The more the merrier. So many reasons for a party, so little time. I truly am a walking party cliche. 🙂 To me, one of the best things about the holiday … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: An Upcycled Sweater Just in Time For Christmas

Thrift store clothes amaze me. Even after all these years of shopping second hand, I’m still thrilled when I find quality clothing for very little moolah. And even better, they don’t even have to fit when you know how to … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Five Minute T-Shirt Shrug Tutorial

I don’t know about you, but I felt a bit of fall in the air yesterday. I’m not ready to give up my summer dresses quite yet so here’s a great way to be able to wear them a little … Continue reading

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Throwback Tuesday: DIY Ruffled T-Shirt Cardigan Tutorial

Here’s another refashion blast from the past that I think still holds up. So, if you’ve been thinking about giving this refashion thing a whirl, it’s the perfect beginning project. I promise you will be successful. 🙂 What should we … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Add Pockets to a Dress or a Skirt

Oh, the luxury of a good pocket–perfect for phones, lipstick, or loose change. Plus, you can plunge your hands into them to look effortlessly casual during social situations. But what to do if your favorite dress or skirt is pocketless? … 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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