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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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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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DIY Doctor Who (or just cool outer space) Tote

I made this tote as a Christmas gift for a cousin who likes Doctor Who, but I really like how it turned out and wish I had one for myself! Even without the TARDIS, it would still be a really cool outer space image. Or you could even put something random floating around in space [...]

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DIY Peter Pan Collar


I’ve been admiring peter pan collars from afar for quite some time now. I finally decided I’d just make my own. I looked at lots of tutorials, but decided to just wing it and hope it turned out nicely. Well, it worked and I documented the process for you. So here it is, how to [...]

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Tip + Scarf Tutorial

What I wore today…tip: don’t wear leggings with cotton skirts – the skirt sticks to the leggings and bunches up as you walk. Not fun to deal with. sweater: Gap via Plato’s Closet; skirt: J. Crew via a consignment store; leggings: Gap; boots: Merona via Your Stuff; scarf: Your Stuff; earrings(favorites!): gift via Etsy, from [...]

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