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Free the monkey arms.

Sweet score at value village for 6 bucks! Selling features included linen (in anticipation of the summer heat!), neckline, and the embroidered details (also on the back). 155 more words


Upcycled Colander: Patio Planter

It’s springtime in Texas, and that means that I can emerge from hiding and enjoy weather that doesn’t cause me to bundle up like a burrito! 264 more words


Part Two of Tutu..I mean Two!

Here’s part two of my sister’s thrift shop picks for me to refashion!

The bottom is a TUTU- how fun is that?!! I actually love the whole dress but it was just slightly too short for me… 223 more words


Puffin + Penguin

I’ve (finally) finished two new upcycled plastic bag items which are now on my Etsy Shop.

They took a while to finish as I usually drag my feet when it comes to the rubber trim. 83 more words

London Craft

Re-refashion: Collar Exchange

When I lived in Montreal, I loved shopping at La Gaillarde, “boutique mode ecologique”, reviving forgotten clothes and promoting Quebecois fashion designers. I bought several refashioned/upcycled pieces from this store. 474 more words


Two-Tone Storage Crate

I love a quick and easy Sunday afternoon project.  This one was cheap, too, so… Trifecta!!!

Here’s a thing I did to get more organized in my bathroom.   207 more words

Home Decor

My Enamelware Obsession

I’ve been spending a lot of time in my craft room lately making costumes, working on party decorations, and generally working on my blog posts. This all equates to a huge mess in the craft room and the mess has even spilled over into the guest bedroom! 1,336 more words