Tag Archives: diy

14 in 2014: Sew some blackout curtains

**Every season, I post a set of goals that I set out to accomplish. I track my progress here on my blog. I like the challenge of setting goals – it helps me to accomplish so much more. This post … Continue reading

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Summer 13: Update

**Every season, I post a set of goals that I set out to accomplish. I track my progress here on my blog. I like the challenge of setting goals – it helps me to accomplish so much more. This post … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Planning a Wedding in 8 Weeks

My husband and I got married back in February, and it was a wonderful, beautiful ceremony.  It was also super budget friendly and planned in 8 weeks!  I figure I learned a few things about planning weddngs, and it makes … Continue reading

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Tutorial: DIY Earring Holder

I’ve seen and pinned so many DIY earring holders lately, I decided it was time to take the plunge and make my own.  I wanted to create something that would work for my posts and my non-post earrings.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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"She made her home in between the pages of books"

Even librarians have to let their inner rockers out every once and awhile 🙂  And what better way to do that than wearing the boots I stalked eBay for months to get? This is one of the reasons why I … Continue reading

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DIY: Changing Cap Sleeves to Elastic Sleeves

I’d had this tank top for ages.   While I loved how it looked with cardigans, I never liked it much by itself, because the cap sleeves were not so flattering to my arms.  A few weeks ago, I decided … Continue reading

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DIY: Layered Chain Necklace

Last year, I posted about the beautiful layered chain necklaces I was noticing on Etsy.  I love them, but I never actually got around to buying one. Recently, I began to notice that I had quite a few silver chain … Continue reading

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DIY: Kitchen Cloths from Scraps

Since I sew a lot, I end up with lots of fabric scraps.  I especially end up with lots of t-shirt and jersey scraps and sometimes I’m not sure what to do with them.  This week, I found the perfect … Continue reading

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Before and After : Blue Tunic Re-con

Before You may be familiar with my matching blue and purple Target tunics that I thrifted awhile ago.  You can see the purple one here and the blue one here.  While I love how they fit, I’ve never really liked … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Boot-cut to Straight Leg Jeans

I posted a tutorial on flared to skinny jeans about a year ago, but it didn’t include any photos, and didn’t really go into detail.  I recently altered some boot cut jeans into straight leg jeans, and I documented the … Continue reading

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