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GINGHAM SKIRT WORN AS A DRESS

HI DARLINGS! So last month when ZARA had their big sale I picked up a few things including this skirt. When I got home to try it on, because I was lazy at the store and didn’t do it there, lol I pulled it on and after I got to my chest I thought “I bet […]

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Unmentionables Worth Mentioning with Samm (AND GIVEAWAY)

A girl worth mentioning these days – Samantha Neira. She’s a blonde haired style guru and also social media intern for CollegeFashionista. According to her bio page, she’s a “go getting Pisces obsessed with 1970’s fashion looks and Philly cheese steaks.” That only gives a glimpse into how cool + funny this chick is. I had…

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Grey Flower Dress

Hello again!  I must say that I really needed this past vacation!  My dad came out to visit us and we hung out, went to NYC and watched Chicago while we were out there.  The babies really do love their grandpaw.  (grad-paw cuz they are puppies! Well I think it is cute.) I also tried…

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Grey Flower Dress

Hello again!  I must say that I really needed this past vacation!  My dad came out to visit us and we hung out, went to NYC and watched Chicago while we were out there.  The babies really do love their grandpaw.  (grad-paw cuz they are puppies! Well I think it is cute.) I also tried…

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Monday Morning Inspiration/The Roddis Collection

When I crawled into bed last night, I told my husband that I was putting a period on last week. Done.The finale of the week happened yesterday afternoon. My husband and I had gone out for an afternoon drive. Sheridan Road is amazing. If you’ve seen the…

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Lace Table Cloths

Hello again!  This past week(s) I’ve been on vacation and finally have had some time to finish up a lot of projects I started and never really got around to finishing.  These lace table cloths and runners I am making are for a clients wedding.  They bought all the lace in various lengths because that…

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Lace Table Cloths

Hello again!  This past week(s) I’ve been on vacation and finally have had some time to finish up a lot of projects I started and never really got around to finishing.  These lace table cloths and runners I am making are for a clients wedding.  They bought all the lace in various lengths because that…

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Free Sewing Pattern – Exo Plushie Keychain Pattern

Free Sewing Pattern – Exo Plushie Keychain Pattern

PATTERN DETAILS This Felt Art pattern’s for a keychain and has size about 6 cm. RECOMMENDED WITH THIS PATTERN felt scissor sewing thread Download Now

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Shop Now: Madalynne Intimates Fall Lingerie and Bodysuits

This past February, I was floored when I started a Go Fund Me campaign and raised enough money to attend a trade show in New York to show my first true ready to wear collection (RTW). Prior to that, I had one RTW style, the Nina bralette and panty, so you could hardly say I…

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Easy to Make Mosquito Repellent Bracelet: A One Minute DIY Video

Summer means backyard BBQs, fun in the sun, and beach parties, but no one wants to be slapping pesky insects when venturing into the great outdoors. You can wave bye-bye to bugs and look great doing it when you wear … Continue reading

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My Intimate Story: American Products and The Challenges They Face

I have a challenge for you. Look in your closet and check out the tags inside your clothing. Now, tell me how many pieces you have that are labeled “Made in the USA,” or even better, “100% Made in the USA.” If you’re like most Americans, the number is probably low. Surprised? Well, unfortunately, you…

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Monday Morning Inspiration/Contemporary Threads

A few weeks ago, my sister-in-law who lives near Milwaukee, sent me an article about an exhibit at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. It’s located in West Bend, a small town about 30 minutes north of Milwaukee. Although it’s a bit of a drive from Chicago, it…

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PEPLUM BUTTON UP TOP + PDF PATTERN MODIFICATION

HI DARLINGS! I told you yesterday that I was excited about this pattern and I really have made it about 5 times already, including modifications like this one! This pattern was so well received yesterday and I am thrilled to know you guys love it. I wanted to show how easy it is to go from […]

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What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

Dress: ASOS (similar here, and here) | Shoes: Steve Madden If you’re trying to figure out what to wear to a summer wedding, this is the one to get.  It’s be perfect for a summer wedding, or a handful of other events, like a cocktail party, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or even fancy dinner with […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING FOR SNEAKERS

HI DARLINGS! I can’t believe it’s time for back to school shopping, it seems like the kids just got out for summer break lol. As a mom of four, I look for the best and most affordable ways to shop for the whole family and DSW has always been our first choice. Not only do […]

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FLARED JEANS AND TIE TOP

HI DARLINGS! Okay today’s #OOTD is from FREE PEOPLE. I love that store and always find really cool stuff but what I love most are their jeans. They always have a great amount of stretch and the flares they carry are always the best! I think I own three or four pairs that I have gotten […]

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Recap: Let’s Talk Bras with Brooklyn Craft Company

Give or take a few weeks, it was about a year ago that the Simplicity team and I melted in my studio filming the tutorial for the Madalynne X Simplicity 8229. Fast forward one year, last Thursday to be exact, we teamed up once again, this time partnering with Brooklyn Craft Company, a super cool craft…

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Monday Morning Inspiration/Fun, Fresh, Effortless

A friend of mine was so inspired by a past Monday Morning Inspiration post that I did on Carolina Herrera that it prompted her to recreate one of the dresses. She did a beautiful job, and I think it is now one of her favorite dresses. Nice!My friend’s …

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Make Shorts (or Pants) a Bigger Size: A DIY One Minute Video

I always have the best intentions every spring. “I’m going to lose those extra pounds and fit into my favorite shorts again.” But somehow July rolls around, it’s hot and the shorts don’t fit yet. I could just give them … Continue reading

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Good Vibrations

Top: Goodnight Macaroon (40% when using code ANNIVERSARY until 7/30!) | White Jeans: Articles of Society (the best fit!) | Purse: BP. (similar) | Sunglasses: Le Spec | Earrings: Tuckernuck (similar) | Lips: Stila Stay All Day in ‘Patina‘ Today we are headed back from a little beach trip to celebrate my little sister (who […]

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OPEN BACK TWO PIECE

HI DARLINGS! This #OOTD is a recent purchase from FREE PEOPLE. I loved it so much and figured I could buy it and rub it off so I could make it in a solid later, lol. It’s really comfy and since it has been so hot here lately the less I have on the better.  STYLED IT: […]

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Free Project – Donut Clock

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Monday Morning Inspiration/Pantsuits Are Back!

Happy Monday All :)Last week, my husband purchased a regular bird feeder, and a hummingbird feeder. I have feeders out in the garden, hanging in trees. More often than not, regardless of what I do, the squirrels have a heyday, but…they need to eat to…

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Free Sewing Pattern – The Casual Straight Skirt

Free Sewing Pattern – The Casual Straight Skirt

PATTERN DETAILS This quick and easy to sew Casual Straight Skirt is stylish and comfortable. It takes advantage of those curly jersey knit raw edges in some fun little details, and you can sew it using the included pattern measurements in girls’ US standard sizes 5 to 14, or you can choose to customize it […]

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Styling the Suit: Tips for Wearing Bodysuits

The bodysuit and its re-introduction to the fashion world is a truly beautiful thing. Why did they go away, anyway? Can someone please, please answer that? They’re a bit of a contradiction. They’re meant to have a lot of coverage, they can also be tight, scandalous and mysterious. A little mystery is alluring, don’t ya…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Top Picks

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here! Today it opens to Card holders, and it will open to the rest of the public on July 21 and run through August 6. What is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, you might be asking?? Well, let me enlighten you. It’s Nordstrom’s biggest sale of the year, where new styles […]

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What I Made: Penny

First came Converse’s, then came the mom jeans. Sometime in the last couple of years, I started dressing like I was transported to the 90s. Check me out here – I even dared to pair the previous two in the same outfit when I was stomping around Manhattan Beach a couple weeks ago (FYI –…

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BOHO INSPIRED WIDE LEG JUMPSUIT

HI DARLINGS! Today is an #OOTD day. I bought this boho inspired jumpsuit last week at FREEPEOPLE and I love it so much. On Saturday I wore it to see SHEILA E. in concert and had a wonderful time. It’s comfy, light, and I love a great boho look! I’m trying to “me make” more […]

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Free Sewing Pattern – Womens Swim Cover Up

Free Sewing Pattern – Womens Swim Cover Up

PATTERN DETAILS A cute swim suit cover up for women. Perfect for going to an from the pool without having to change.. need to run into the store? No problem! Just throw on this cover up and be ready to go… In sizes xs-xxl you can make this swim cover in an evening. Download NOw

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