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[10 Apr 2014 | 3 Comments | 2,499 views]
10 Sassy Shoe Crafts for Spring

Are you stashing away your winter boots and pulling out those sandals, heels, and ballet flats for spring? Instead of buying new shoes for your spring wardrobe, set aside a plain pair or two and try some of these shoe crafts!

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts »

[2 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,042 views]
Make a Fabric Infinity Scarf

One of the most dangerous things I have ever encountered at a craft store?  A whole table of fabrics for $1 per yard.  I’m usually not much of a fabric hoarder, but deals like that bring out my tendency to obsessively collect!  The problem is, I end up with boxes and boxes of pretty cottons – and I very rarely sew.  Since the odds of …

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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 3,479 views]
6 DIYs to Try This Weekend

Here are some of the cleverest crafts we’ve found on the internet this week! Which one will you try first?

Dollar Store Craft of the week: a candle holder made from a vintage trophy.
Cathy Attix shows you how to make a spiked up a headband at Trinkets in Bloom.
The Mat Hatter of Craft Mark Montano shows you how to permanently paint glass plates with an Alice …

$1 and Free, Fashion, Headline, Kids, Wearable Crafts »

[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 721 views]
Turn a Men’s Shirt into Toddler Shorts

One thing I have discovered over my many years of thrift store shopping is that often, I can buy secondhand clothing for less than what if would cost me to buy the fabric to create a garment.  Crazy, right?  Caroline at Imagine Gnats came up with a brilliant and money-saving idea, using a men’s button-down shirt to create a pair of toddler-sized shorts.  She even …

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[13 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 3,088 views]
10 Recycled Hair Accessories for Spring

Get your accessories stash spring-ready with these cute recycled hair accessories.

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Kids, Wearable Crafts »

[22 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 919 views]
Make Baby Neckties from Fabric Scraps

Do you have a fabric problem? If you’re like me, you may not be able to part with your fabric scraps. Or you might have a tendency to buy fat quarters when they are on sale for $1 without any real plan for how to use them. If you’ve got some manly prints in your stash, these little neckties from The DIY Mommy are are …

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[21 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 3,280 views]
Best DIY Week Ever! 8 Projects

This might be the best DIY week ever from my crafty designer friends! We have something for everyone: whimsical, geeky, stylish, and boho. Which kind of crafter are you? Check out these eight great projects:

Add a shot of woodland whimsy to your decor with a Mushroom Tuffet by Debi’s Design Diary.
More whimsy (that you can wear!) with these sweet tea and cakes rings from Cathie …

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[20 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 4,380 views]
10 Spring Purse Tutorials

Is it still super chilly where you are? The weather here in Atlanta has warmed up some, and watching the snow melt has spring on my mind again! Don’t you just love spring? I look forward to its vibrant colors and beautiful weather all winter long. If you’re working on getting your spring wardrobe up to snuff, here are some sweet spring purse tutorials to go with the handmade dresses we shared about last month!

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[16 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 1,651 views]
Make a Ruffled Pregnancy Belly Band from a T-shirt

If you have been pregnant any time in the last five years or so, you are probably well aware of the miracle that is the belly band. If you haven’t been pregnant that recently, let me tell you: it’s awesome! It helps hold up your pants (both maternity and pre-maternity) as well as gives your belly some extra coverage from shirts that are too short …

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[27 Jan 2014 | 7 Comments | 8,536 views]
Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Infinity Scarf

Every time the holidays change, I make a point of visiting Dollar Tree to see what’s new for the season.  This year I spotted something that I was instantly drawn to: lightweight fabric scarves.  They were obviously made of cheap materials and weren’t much of anything special on their own, but I had a feeling that with a little DIY they could be transformed into …