This tutorial for an anthropologie-inspired t-shirt refashion is so fun
Refashion, sewing

Twenty-Five Minute T-shirt Refashion

If you've got 25 minutes and a too-big tee, you're going to love this Anthropologie inspired t-shirt refashion. Several years ago my sister came to visit with an amazing t-shirt on. She had found it at Anthropologie and couldn't believe how lovely it was. I loved it enough to ask her if I could inspect… Continue reading Twenty-Five Minute T-shirt Refashion

Cards and Paper Crafts, Crafts

30+ Creative Uses for Old Books

Updated April 2019 with more creative uses for old books including book craft ideas, fresh photos, and lots of inspiration. Welcome!  For those of you who love the written word and want it to be part of your aesthetic too, this post is for you. Pick up a new (old) book at the thrift store and get… Continue reading 30+ Creative Uses for Old Books

9 Tips for Upcycling Clothes | Mabey She Made It
Refashion, sewing, Sewing for Kids, Tips & Techniques

9 Tips for Upcycling Clothes: Skirt and Tunic from Pants

Take one pair of trousers and a little creativity, and what can you make? A cute little piped skirt and tunic that are so stinkin' cute you'll wish you'd done it earlier. Upcycling clothes is such a fun way to make good use out of all the things you no longer wear but still have… Continue reading 9 Tips for Upcycling Clothes: Skirt and Tunic from Pants

Starburst Mirror from an upcycled Lamp Shade | Mabey She Made It | #upcycle #repurpose #lampshade #starburstmirror
Home Decor

DIY Sunburst Mirror: Lamp Shade Upcycle

  What do you do when a lamp shade with a story finally hits the dust? You transform it, of course, into a DIY Sunburst mirror.   Chad served an LDS mission to South Africa when he was younger, and he was able to bring back some amazing pieces including a lamp. Years later, we pulled this… Continue reading DIY Sunburst Mirror: Lamp Shade Upcycle

Such a sweet classic dress made from an upcycled sheet and curtain.
sewing, Sewing for Kids

Norah Dress Upcycle (from a Sheet)

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and InStyle® and All You® but all my opinions are my own. #PMedia #NewYearMeTime If you're a mom, you probably know that "Me Time" is really hard to find sometimes. With three young girlies, it feels like I never… Continue reading Norah Dress Upcycle (from a Sheet)