DIY Hair Ties

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So I go through hair ties like nobody's business. I lose them, I get them tangled, they break... It's a  never ending battle.   I usually use cheap tangle-free elastics.  But then I came across these Emi-Jay bands last year...and I love them!  BUT they are a bit pricey...   So today when I was at the craft store I came … [Read more...]

DIY Makeup Remover


Hey! So Pinterest has made me think that I need to make everything myself. DIY Windex, DIY scarfs, DIY furniture...   But since I much prefer to spend my hard earned dollars on completely non-DIY stuff I usually ignore most anything that requires me to make stuff that I could easily buy at Target.   Until I saw a picture … [Read more...]

Candy Frankenstein


So I used to be crafty. This was before I had babies, or started a website, or ...well..turned 30...   Not sure what happened to my craftiness. But I lost it.   Here's an example. About 11ish years ago I made these Candy Frankensteins.  I saw the idea in a Halloween magazine... I have no idea what magazine. But … [Read more...]

DIY Tie Dye Crayons


A rainy day a few weeks ago my kids were looking online for a craft to do together... Sometimes crafts with kids are fun, sometimes they are more trouble than they are worth.   We came across this fun idea on a few different sites... I thought it was a great idea, because my boys are getting a little older and they don't ever pull … [Read more...]

DIY Decorative Jars


Doing crafts doesn't have to be a hard or involved process. And sometimes crafts can require you to do online shopping for supplies. That's what I love about these jars. Certainly you don't HAVE to shop online, but I take any chance I can get for an excuse to hit that "add to cart" button.   With these super simple DIY jars I … [Read more...]

DIY Hair Pins

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So, ok. I used to think I was all crafty and such. I have now found, the older I get, the less crafty I become. If it can't be made with super glue and felt, I am most likely never gonna do it.   But here's the deal. Fun stuff can be made with super glue and felt. It's a fact.   Which leads me to these super easy, … [Read more...]

DIY Cute Flats

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I'm not going to pretend that I am all money-savery. I'm not.  Especially when it comes to shoes. BUT I do have my fair share of cheapy flats. For some reason, flats just aren't something I have ever spent big money on. I'm not above it, I covet my fair share of Tory Burch, but I just have never been able to make the … [Read more...]

DIY Twilight Shirts ~ Team Jacob vs. Team Edward

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Furthering the debate on Team Edward vs. Team Jacob we decided to be big old dorks and make our own "Team" shirts. They're totally DIY and sew-free, for those of us who are domestically challenged. Make them and wear them proudly... Ok, Team Edward. All you need is a shirt, some iron-on letters (one set plain, one set sparkly), an … [Read more...]

Infinity Scarf and Flower Pin


A couple of weeks ago, I was browsing infinity scarves on Etsy and I found a super cute grey scarf that had a flower pin attached.   I wanted that dang scarf. cost forty bucks.  Sadly, that's more than I can justify spending on piece of fabric to wrap around my neck.   So I did some Googling.  I'm a crafty gal, but … [Read more...]

DIY T-shirt Flower Pin

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It seems like flower pins are all over the place... They are a simple embellishment you can use on scarves, hats and bags to name a few...   I'm going to give you a quick DIY tutorial on how to make one of your own.  No sewing necessary, just a hot glue gun and some material.   Here's what you need: Some material, any … [Read more...]

Make your shirt vintage with tea!


Ok, I have to tell you...I wanted to name this post, "How to tea bag a T-shirt".  BUT I was worried about what google searches I would come up under.  We try to keep the riff-raff out over here, and I thought that title might be a slight distraction to the craft at hand ;)   So, onto vintage shirt making... You will need: a white … [Read more...]