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DIY Embroidered Bracelet


When I was in college, I took a fiber arts class. We learned knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting, and we touched on weaving in the final weeks. I really enjoyed the class. It was very relaxed, and I cherish many of the projects I made. I haven’t had much time to use those skills since taking [...]

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DIY Headwrap


This weekend, my sister tossed a shirt because it was ripped in under the sleeve. The shirt used to be mine until I outgrew it, and it was really tough for me to give up because I love the colors and pattern so much. When she deemed that it was unwearable , I snatched to, [...]

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DIY Newspaper Necklace


I made a a necklace from newspaper a few years ago, and it’s one of my favorite pieces of jewelry I’ve created. It’s a bit time-consuming, especially if you attach them with wire like I did, but it’s such a versatile necklace – it matches everything! Check out the following instructions to make your own. [...]

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Park Adventure


My sister Marion is on spring break this week and the weather is beautiful, so we went to the park for a while. The below pictures are at the veteran’s memorial, baseball field, and river walk trail. I was supposed to be working (freelance), but I had just gotten an email from the Architecture department [...]

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Weekend Links!

Tomorrow is my 23rd birthday! I’m thinking either these cupcakes or these? Hmmm… This video is brilliant. As is the kid narrating. And another video. Goats are strange creatures. An awesome DIY – turn a utility bucket into an ottoman. I spend a large portion of my day sitting…I think I need one of these. [...]

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DIY Valentine Mobile


I was feeling crafty over the weekend, so I gathered some supplies and made this little Valentine decoration. I actually intended to write a quote about friendship on it, stick it in an envelope, and mail it to a friend…but I decided to just keep it as a decoration. Heres’ how you can make your [...]

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DIY Necklace Holder


For years, I’ve had all of my necklaces separated by color into a little set of drawers. I rarely wore them because I didn’t really think about it. I decided that in order for me to wear them, I actually needed to see them so I would remember they exist. I came across this tutorial [...]

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Weekend Links!


I discovered several cool DIYs this week: a fox embroidered dress (I’m in love with this), a lace hoodie, and heart print jeans. How do you feel about H&M’s “sustainability efforts?” Designer Momo Wang has a collection called “The Third Hand.” She buys secondhand clothes and creatively upcycles them. Can money buy happiness? Watch this [...]

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DIY Suede Bow Belt


I saw a bow belt similar to this once, and I’ve been resolved to make one ever since. I really like the way it turned out, and I think it may be one of my favorite DIYs to date. Here’s how you can make your own! SUPPLIES: strip of suede 1 1/2″ wide x 8″ [...]

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DIY Polymer Clay Curved Tube Necklace


I have a huge box of polymer clay and supplies, but I rarely get into it and make things anymore. This week I decided to pull it out. Here’s what I made and instructions on how you can make your own! I was feeling inspired after my post about the color of the year yesterday, [...]

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