Crafts

Bling, Bling

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Today’s shirt reconstruction is all about adding a little bling to your shirt. I tried out a tutorial from Still Dottie about re-ceating a beaded shirt from J-Crew. This project was one that was easy&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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Fun with Felting!

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Happy Halloween! Today for t-shirt reconstruction week it is all about working with felt. I think felt has a very homemade look to it, which I realize is not for everyone. I however love the&hellip

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The Simple Fix

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It all started with a small stain on a beloved blouse and ended at one o’clock in the morning with Linz and I sitting around piles of tulle, fabric, buttons, and a “bloody” purple t-shirt&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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Warm & Fuzzies

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What feels like forever ago (but was really just last winter), I found a lovely scarf tutorial at Curbly from Chris Gardner to use for my holiday gifts. The project requires minimal supplies (fleece, contact&hellip

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In love with snail mail

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Letters, postcards, and packages, I LOVE them all! I don’t just find joy in receiving them either, I really do enjoy sending these things to people I know. I have decided to take it one&hellip

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Oh Baby!

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Last summer I was told some news that I knew was coming. I did not know who this news would come from or at what time, but I knew at some point I was bound&hellip

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Looking back on my fondest Valentine’s Day memories, what sticks out to me most are the ones involving a paper mailbox, an elementary school classroom, and piles upon piles of paper valentines and sugary tokens&hellip

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Flavored Oils & Vinegars

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I have embarked on a new culinary adventure, making flavored olive oil and vinegar. I found the process to be quite simple and can add so much to whatever I am cooking. The Process: Step&hellip

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Happy 2010 Crafting World!

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The new year always seems to involve some crafting and creativity for Lindsey and I, as we usually have some themed party we are making outfits for and decorating. This year was exciting as we&hellip

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Dear Santa,

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For Christmas this year I would like to use fewer resources. Christmas is two days away and maybe everyone else has been prepared for weeks, but I just finished wrapping my Christmas gifts today. Maybe&hellip

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Halloween = Happiness

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As many of my friends and family know at this point, I LOVE a reason to dress up. So, of course Halloween is just a grand ole time for me. In fact maybe a little&hellip

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Time + Paint + Wood

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“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” – Andrew Jackson A while back, a co-worker dangled a project in front of me and I grabbed it.&hellip

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Catching Up

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More than with spring, there’s something about summer that gets me in the mood for renewal. Maybe it’s that nature doesn’t seem to really kick into high gear in the Pacific Northwest until the early&hellip

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Prom Bling

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I have started dating a new boy and with that adventure comes the fun of new places and things to do. The boy recently took me to a bollywood prom, where dresses and updos were&hellip

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