Creative little daisy: Have you priced vintage blue canning jars lately? Wanna make your own really cheap? I bought these probably five years ago at an antique/consignment store.
I think I paid about 12 dollars for a set of four. Now you can expect to pay at least that for just one. Last night I was cruising around the internet and happened upon a link to a tutorial using mod podge and food coloring to make your own. Cool! In the original tutorial, she experimented with a few different methods and colors to get the look she was after. On-The-Go Knitting Bag Tutorial. One of the best things about knitting, crochet and other handiwork crafts is how portable they are.
You can work on them just about anywhere. But throwing them into a purse isn't ideal and neither are a lot of the store-bought solutions. Have you seen some of the knitting storage totes? Put Up Your Dukes: braided scarf tutorial. I have a tutorial that is forty thrillionty times easier and better than my previous (ahem, first ever...give me some grace!)
Tutorial. it is accessible to infinitely more people (you dont have to have a baby, OR a dress to start out with). and it is really simple. there are only 4 lines of stitching total. Linen satchel. Rookie & RIT Dye Tutorial. It happens to me every year.
Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes. You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror.
Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. We can do better than that. :) So after scouring the thrift shops, cutting myself on mirror glass, and overcoming an unreasonable fear of Mod Podge, here is my version! Tutorial: Quick Envelope Pillow Case. Tutorial and Free Pattern: Shannon's Apron.
DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt. You still have until tomorrow, July 22 to enter my first blogiversary giveaway!
Get your entries in! Have you guys heard of Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual “pinboard” that allows you to visually bookmark images from all over the internet. You can sort your images onto separate pinboards to share them with friends and other pinners. It’s really fun and has been a great way for me to organize photos for fashion and home inspiration, as well as links to all the fabulous DIY tutorials I find and want to file away for a rainy day. Turned Ruined Jeans into an A-line Skirt! Pick-up Skirt technique - Learning Sewing. Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co Guest Post. Hi.
My name is Elizabeth and I blog with my sister-in-law at Simple Simon & Co. We are two girls, who married brothers and ended up with the same names. Yes, it’s very confusing sometimes. But we joke about who is the “good” Liz and who is the “bad” Liz at any given family event. We both love to sew, make all things vintage modern again, and are both former school teachers. One thing you will notice about me on the blog is that I love to make skirts. How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!) Two facts about me: I'm cheap.
I love dresses. I wear dresses probably 6 days out of the week. How to Make a Belted Skirt from a Mens Dress Shirt. April 9th, 2009 Email 224 users recommend Your new skirt made from a men's dress shirt!
Christine Haynes The original shirt, direct from the thrift store. Step 1. Step 4. Sew a Simple Circle Skirt. Sew Like My Mom - StumbleUpon. July 28, 2010 I’m so excited to post about this!
When I met Dana, I fell in love with the skirt she was wearing. She made it herself (obviously) and she showed us how simply she’d shirred the waistband. The next day, during the mystery workshop at Whipstitch, we were encouraged to use thrifted tees. One Pearl Button: Tutorial: Silk Shirt Refashion - StumbleUpon. Elm street life: DIY: Bow clutch sewing tutorial. And fiiiinally... the tutorial you've been waiting for. MessyJesse. Upholster your dresser in Vintage Sheets. Before (boring): After: Directions: Choose a piece of furniture without any engraved or textured elements. The drawer faces are curved on this piece but a contoured drawer edge would be difficult. Also, choose something with drawers that overhang the front of piece (as opposed to inset drawers).
Gather your supplies: sandpaper, large paintbrush or foam brush, mod podge, scissors and pieces of lightweight fabric large enough to generously cover the drawer faces. Remove the drawer pulls or other hardware and take the drawers out of the dresser. Lightly sand your drawer faces. Simple Bow Tie Top. I'm so happy about how this turned out. Cut Out + Keep - StumbleUpon. DIY Shift Dress - Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon. Lace T-shirt Refashion tutorial. Well, hello fellow craft addicts! I’m thrilled to be visiting over here in Linda’s lovely space.
I’m from over at the Crafty Cupboard, where I like to share my fun projects. How to applique a onsie or t-shirt. You’ve all seen the adorable Your Home is Where the Heart Is prints from etsy shop Lily Gene, right? Those prints inspired my DIY birthday gift for a 2 year old boy. How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid - StumbleUpon. The waterfall braid also known as the cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season. The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Dorm Room Spa: 3 Easy DIY Beauty Recipes to Try - College Fashion - StumbleUpon. Photo Credit It’s that taxing in-between time of the semester again – spring break is over, papers and projects are coming due, and finals are looming ahead.
It’s clear that college students are stressed right now, and with that stress comes the need for relaxation. How To Use A Sock To Get Beautiful Curly Hair Without Heat. Get Yo' Nails Did - StumbleUpon. Patterns Winners AND Belt Pouch with Ali Foster. Sew Sweetness.