Tag Archives: upcycle

Upcycle a Vintage Vera Sheet Set to a Cute Skirt

It was the strangest sound. I noticed it as soon as I woke up that morning. Not that I recognized it right away. All I comprehended was the feeling it gave me. So relaxed, calm and serene but not sure … Continue reading

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Upcycle a Thrift Store Sweater Just in Time For Valentine’s Day

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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The Envelope, Please….

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to go over and check out my new You Tube channel.  Its been fun to experiment with imovie and iphoto. One of … Continue reading

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An Easy T-Shirt Refashion

Inspiration can be found in the strangest places. Who would’ve thought that a TV series about a funeral home would inspire this next refashion. I’ve been unexpectedly enjoying the HBO series Six Feet Under. Claire showed up in episode five … Continue reading

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Fingerless mittens from an old felted sweater

It’s that time of year again. Football games, woodsmoke, falling leaves, and chilly days. Perfect weather for some  fingerless mittens. Lucky for me, someone donated this wool sweater to the thrift store because they washed it and thought it was … Continue reading

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October’s Party and an Easy Sweater Refashion

“October gave a party;The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band.” Author: ~George Cooper, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Hand Beaded Bracelet from Being Zhenya

I WON! I WON! Thank you so much Evgenia! I love my new bracelet! Evgenia is my beautiful blogging friend who is originally from Russia, but now lives in my former hometown of Minneapolis. She loves thrift stores, fashion, DIY, … Continue reading

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What ever does a girl wear to a Wild West Buffalo Feast?

As a public school teacher, I welcome ALL children into my classroom. Each child precious, each child full of wonder, each child different. But occasionally there is one who needs more help than I can give. That’s where my personal … Continue reading

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