Tag Archive: crafts

15 Ways to Display Photos in Your Home

It’s an exciting day! Over on our Instagram account we are giving away a new Canon printer (it’s…

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Make Your Own Jean Skirt!

Sooo, sometimes I have to research a bit or do some test runs of a DIY before I…

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Make Your Own Jean Skirt!

Sooo, sometimes I have to research a bit or do some test runs of a DIY before I…

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Make your own Alcohol Ink Pumpkins

It’s pumpkin time! While there are literally thousands of ways to decorate a pumpkin, these alcohol ink pumpkins…

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New Office, New Dress

Finally I am out of retail and in an office environment. So I have decided to update my wardrobe and my sewing game.This fabric is from Joann’s it’s an awesome comfortable and warm knit, perfect for fall.  I used Butterick’s 5780 pattern but changed the bottom pleats.  I took off 2 inches from the waist…

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Terrazzo Style Clay Incense Holder 

As the nights get longer and the weather turns, I look for ways to keep the hygge vibe…

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Police Fingerprint Throw Pillows

The A Beautiful Mess and A Color Story offices are getting into the Halloween spirit! As many of…

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Make Your Own Festive Laurel Garland

When it comes to seasonal decor, I’m a bit of a minimalist. I like it when my home…

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Hand-Stitched Pouf DIY 

I’ve had about five different variations of a pouf DIY saved on Pinterest for as long as I…

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Custom Lace Bolero

This custom bolero is for a mother of one of my clients that I have been helping with all of their wedding alterations.  As I was altering the mother of the bride’s dress she asks if I can make a custom little jacket because everything that she has tried on in stores never fits the…

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Baby Headband DIY (3 Ways and No Sew!)

One of the biggest surprises for me when my daughter Lola was born this spring was that she…

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Wooden Ball Plant Stand DIY

I’m certainly no stranger to plants in the house and I’m always on the lookout for cute pots…

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Mother + Daughter Mermaid Costume DIY 

It’s my first Halloween season having a kid of my own and since we have a little girl I thought it would…

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Glass Bead Jack-O-Lanterns 

It’s that time of year when daylight begins slip-slidin’ away, which means opportunities for comforting candlelight every day! Isn’t…

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Flower Explosion

So this fabric I believe I have had for at least 3-4 years because I loved the pattern but never really figured out what I wanted to do with it.  First I thought I would make a dress but the pattern just seemed too bold for that. So I finally got around to doing something…

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Flower Explosion

So this fabric I believe I have had for at least 3-4 years because I loved the pattern but never really figured out what I wanted to do with it.  First I thought I would make a dress but the pattern just seemed too bold for that. So I finally got around to doing something…

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DIY Tea Light Photo Frame

I have been dying to hang a few of these portraits of Trey and I in our home….

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Green Peplum

Hello!  I have always been interested in peplum shirts but I never really thought that they were for me.  So to test it out I used leftovers to make this shirt.  For the fabric I used the yard I had left from my 1940’s Green Slytherin Dress. And as for the pattern, I used the…

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Round Velvet Pillow DIY 

Other than furry items, I always think that velvet is the most luxurious looking fabric. Especially when it’s…

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Round Velvet Pillow DIY 

Other than furry items, I always think that velvet is the most luxurious looking fabric. Especially when it’s…

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Palm Leaf Ring Dish DIY

Although it’s probably technically more of a “summer” thing, I love palm print all year round. It’s basically…

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Baby Lola’s First Photo Book

Life as a parent can be quite the whirlwind. It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day…

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20 {Amazing} Coffee Filter Crafts

coffee filter craftsCheck out these 20 Amazing Coffee Filter Crafts! Coffee filter crafts are one of my favorite types of kids art.  It’s so fun to see what you can create just by digging around your kitchen cabinets!  With a little imagination, you can always find something in the house to create with. Kids will also enjoy…

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Blue Floral Fit and Flare

Hello again! This dress is another project that I finished a long time ago and am just now posting because I was soo excited to wear it I never took photos of it.  I made this back in April just in time for spring. Now after this dress I will not be making any more…

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Fishy Fishy Appliqué Baby Bibs

Lately, I’ve been accepting the fact that having a knitting project not work out is a lot more frustrating than having a small sewing project go south. Maybe it is the time commitment or maybe it is that I accept…

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Vertical Gold Hoop Photo Display

While it’s great to have cool and unique photo frames around the house, it’s nice to mix it…

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How to Sew a Waterproof Diaper Clutch

With all the babies making their appearance as of late, I, Kara, thought an easy sewn waterproof diaper…

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1940’s Green Slytherin Dress

This dress has gone through the ringer.  So much so that I completely forgot to post this when I finished it because I kept thinking that I would alter it some more.  This dress started out as the 1940’s Vintage Simplicity pattern 8050. Now the fabric I used was a knit and a thick one…

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Make Your Own Pom Pom Basket

I, Kara, am pretty sure there is no end to my pom pom obsession. The fluffy balls of…

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White Shirt Dress

Hello! I really have found a new love for certain cotton fabrics and I really wanted another dress. This was the first one. The fabric I found at Joanns again. I was not even looking for it but as I was walking by it just completely took my attention so I had to buy it.  The…

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