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Bellini double take

Having made my first Bellini, I thought I’d join the Bellini Sewalong and make a peach Bellini out of some slubby silk that Mark bought me in Sri Lanka. 489 more words


‘House of Waste’ gives home building ideas for recyclers

I was forwarded a nifty 8 minute YouTube from our Associate Director demonstrating ways in which repurposed building materials have been utilized in Britain. They have taken materials from deconstruction, as opposed to demolition, projects and found unique ways of using their composite properties in providing insulation and load bearing strength to a new building. 182 more words

Up-cycled men's dress shirt turned into smock apron

I stopped by Goodwill the other day and picked up a couple of extra large men’s dress shirts for $2.50 a piece. I’m usually there on a hunt for vintage tablecloths and embroidered treasures, but when none turned up I hit the clearance rack. 125 more words


The Thursday Thrift // Jewelry

It is, once again, time for my biweekly Thursday Thrift post, and I remembered.  I almost didn’t.  I got my photos taken last weekend and really felt good about how ahead with my blog post I was gonna be, almost two weeks early with a post sitting in my queue, and then I realized it was already going to be the first Thursday of the month.  338 more words


Noodlehead Envelope Clutch with Umbrella Prints Fabric

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as combining a great pattern with some treasured fabric.  I’m heading to LA to visit some girlfriends this weekend and in anticipation, I wanted to make up something as a gift.   212 more words


Shabby Chic Bench

$200 – Local Pickup (Wilmington, NC) – Will deliver anywhere else in NC/SC for an additional $100

I use headboards/footboards a lot when making my popular… 102 more words


Low Profile Pallet Coffee Table

$200 – Local pickup (Wilmington, NC) – Will deliver anywhere else in NC or SC for an additional $100

This low profile coffee table is one of my latest repurposed pallet creations. 164 more words