DIY Projects

DIY Sketchbook and pen case

  I’m not known as light-packer. The number of bags I take for a weekend trip compares to what someone else might take for a month-long European vacation! I take a yearly road trip to the beach with some of my…

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How to make DIY Bird Seed Ornaments

How to make DIY Bird Seed Ornaments by: Rebecca Pitts It’s funny how sometimes, it can feel as though the simplest of exercises becomes a thing–you know, getting a parking ticket when you were just running in to pick up that…

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Modern Patchwork Coasters

Nearly ten years ago my aunt Delilah and I sat in a Mexican restaurant and over several baskets of chips, salsa and a few margaritas we brainstormed ideas for the name of our first project together. It was going to…

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DIY heat press tote bag

A few weeks ago we published a post on how to upscale your creative business through insourcing from our friend Rebecca Saylor of Oodle BaDoodle and SFEtsy. Rebecca shared how investing in equipment (a heat press that she used with…

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DIY easy-sew apron

When I turned 40, I gave up t-shirts and jeans as a main wardrobe staple. Vintage dresses & skirts with good cuts seemed to be more flattering for a woman of well, my vintage. Only problem is that I love…

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DIY Quick and Easy Indigo Dyeing

Indigo Dyeing Kit Giveaway! Our friends from Dharma Trading Co. are going to send one lucky winner an indigo dye kit so you can get started and fall in love with indigo dyeing like we have! To enter the giveaway…

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DIY easy to sew tissue holder

It’s been downright dreary around here with the weather. Dark, cold and damp.  Emphasis on damp – I was up at 4 am last Saturday digging a trench in the pouring rain so water didn’t flood our back bedroom! To…

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How to Make Hygge Playdough

I just read The Danish Way of Parenting: What the Happiest People in the World Know about Raising Confident, Capable Kids and guys—I was schooled. No—not my children. Me. Here’s what I mean. It’s mid-January and it’s winter and it’s…

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DIY Fabric-Covered Wooden Box

Give that traditional box of chocolates a stylish and crafty upgrade with this quick and easy project! It takes just five minutes from start to finish, and it’s a wonderful way to use up any scrap pieces of your favorite…

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DIY Sewing Machine Pin Cushion

I needed a Valentine’s Day gift for my mom who is IMPOSSIBLE to buy for.  Buy the lady a lovely handmade scarf or piece of jewelry and she’ll say, “Oh, honey you shouldn’t have… I could have made this myself!” …