Month: October 2015

Anna Top Hack--Add a fun detail to the Anna Top using this tutorial.

Anna Top Hack Tutorial

Its been a while since I shared a fun refashion tutorial with you, and today I’m going to show you how to do an Anna top hack and I’m doing it with a tank top I got from my mom’s donate pile. Other than being a tank top, there really weren’t many complaints about this shirt–I […] Read more…

It was just plain ugly, closed in, and hard to work in.

Mabey Manor: Kitchen Remodel Reveal

When the kitchen is the heart of your house, you want it to be open, inviting, and functional. The kitchen in Mabey Manor left a lot to be desired in these three areas. A full kitchen remodel was desperately needed. The Old Kitchen You entered the kitchen through a tight doorway, and then you were met […] Read more…

Great idea--either choose patterns to make a cardigan or buy one of these she picked if you don't sew.

Buy It or Make It: Cardigans

I think you all know how much I love making clothing, but not everyone does right? Or maybe time just gets away from you and its easier to just buy something even if you could make it. I totally get it. And sometimes I’m the same way. So I’ve decided to start sharing a Buy […] Read more…

Even I can do this! Easy QAYG Ragged Applique Quilt-

QAYG Ragged Applique Quilt

A while ago I felt like I really wanted to do something with my sewing to help someone. I brainstormed a couple of ideas (which I hope come to fruition) but before I could do any of them, I got an email from Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun inviting me to join […] Read more…

Jacole Quick Dress and Skinny Pants

Quick Top and Skinny Pants

Do you ever wish you had a few basic patterns that are quick to sew and look great? I know I’ve been on the hunt for some of those. You know–the kind that you reach for over and over and are the basis for lots of different creations. I got to in the Jacole Fall Blog Tour, […] Read more…

Gilding couldn't be easier, and this gilded boxwood wreath is amazingly simple and beautiful.

Gilded Boxwood Wreath and Candle

Gilding is such a fun thing to try–its pretty magical because you simply paint a surface, and all the sudden its shiny and gold, and it looks amazing. And my gilded boxwood wreath and candle are no exception. Its easy enough that I almost feel silly sharing this gilded boxwood project, except that I’m part of […] Read more…

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