Spring Fever Tutorials I Want To Try

Spring Fever Tutorials I Want To Try

Do the days seem longer lately?  I think I’ve got a case of spring fever, and these tutorials would be perfect spring home improvement projects.  Hopefully I’m not biting off more than I can chew! 1.  DIY Floating Shelves in the laundry room.  Our laundry room is configured a little differently, but I love the floating shelves.  It would be nice to feel good about that cluttered, catch-all space. 2.  Tufted...

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Valentine’s Day Bracelets

Valentine’s Day Bracelets

Every year I make my kids something handmade for Christmas (usually something I sew).  This year they’re getting bathrobes- I know, I haven’t made them yet, which is why I thought I’d better get something handmade to them before the Fourth of July!  These bracelets are rather easy to make once you get started, and so cute!  I found the extra wide rubber bands in the tie-dye section of the craft store, and they fit the...

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Scrapbuster Headband Organizer

Scrapbuster Headband Organizer

On my quest for organization, I really needed to do something about my girls’ headbands (it was driving me crazy).  I have a massive fabric collection, so I wanted to use up my fabric to make a dent (a small one) in my collection.  This is not an original idea- if you Google “headband organizer”, a ton of these come up, so a huge thanks to the formulator this idea.  A bit of warning- I saved up the normal-sized canister,...

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How To Transform Flare Jeans Into Skinny Boyfriend Jeans

How To Transform Flare Jeans Into Skinny Boyfriend Jeans

Do you have out of style jeans or pants sitting in your closet taking up space?  If they still fit well in the butt and waist, don’t get rid of them!  With a few hours of your time, you can have yourself a new pair of pants for free!  You’ll need a sewing machine, jeans needle, straight-edge ruler, a marking pen, pins, iron, and measuring tape.  Okay, let’s get...

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Necklace Workshop

Necklace Workshop

Last week was a busy but fun one for me- my husband and I celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary- we actually got a babysitter (a rare occasion) and went our for a nice dinner.  I also went to Denver on Thursday night for the Savoring Summer Series DIY at Anthropologie, hosted by Melanie of You Are My Fave.  I loved meeting such a great bunch of talented, artistic, and interesting crafters!  It amazed me that we all had the same...

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