Posts By Linz

Wire Ribbon Bow Tutorial

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Lindsey’s easy wire ribbon bow can be attached to anything. Think of all the decoration possibilities! It’s time to “deck them halls, ya’ll” (as one of my favorite family Christmas ornaments reads), so let’s spruce&hellip

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Classy Holiday Cards at Etsy

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You probably know already that I, Lindsey, am a bit of a graphic design junkie. That’s why any excuse to peruse through printed goods is okay by me. That’s also why I recently stayed up&hellip

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Fall & Fashion: What We Learned

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Three months ago, Jess and I set out on a mission to investigate one theme each season here at Sweet Athena. We brainstormed a million and five ideas and settled on “fashion,” a little intimidated&hellip

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A Makeover Story, Part Two

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Ta da!!! (Cue jazz hands.) Right: shirt, Concept USA; tie, Penguin. After a whirlwind day in the city, we present to you Stephen’s “after” photos. He’s quite dapper, right? As we mentioned in “A Makeover&hellip

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Petal Power

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For our last installment on ways to jazz up your apparel, we’re looking at how Jess and I brought a little flower power to some basic tees. For guidance, we turned to this tutorial from&hellip

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When We Dyed

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To continue with our theme of reporting on the T-Shirt Reconstruction/Craft Party, I want to share with you a few thoughts on our two fabric dying experiments: one intentional…and one big accident. Let’s start with&hellip

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Foodie Friday: Sushi

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Sushi, at the very least, is a weekly habit for me. Since the university brought in a sushi vendor, my habit has been healthily supported. It’s fresh, (usually) healthy, and bit-sized. What more could you&hellip

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Fancy It Up!

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Ribbons, buttons, beads and catching up with friends. What do these things have in common? They’re all coming together for our T-Shirt Reconstruction/Crafting Party this weekend! We’ll share more about the party later, but right&hellip

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Field Trip: The Local Runway

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Portland Fashion Week – Souchi: A model shows the latest collection from Portland’s Souchi The bass is booming. Fuschia glows on white curtains lining the room while the smartly-dressed crowd anticipates what is coming. Jess&hellip

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Foodie Friday: Mixing it Up

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Lately, I’ve been feeling stuck in a rut with food. After eating out almost every day in August for work, my taste buds have been feeling bored and exhausted. Perhaps worst of all, I got&hellip

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Hitting the books with Academichic

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I am passionate about learning. In fact, “Learner” has always been one of my five Signature Strengths…and I’ve taken the assessment like seven times. I work at a University, consider myself a lifelong student, and,&hellip

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