Category Archives: DIY

Do it yourself

I want to make you something

This Note has been floating around Facebook this week and I thought it could be a cute way to interact with my fellow bloggers. The first five people to respond to this post will get something made by me. (usa … Continue reading


DIY, Tie Dye Scarf

The other night while trying to organize my craft storage, I found a box of Rit Dye from last spring when I was dying everything in site. I have had my eye the American Apparel Circular Scarf for a while … Continue reading



With all this snow, I’ve had time to catch up on all my craft projects. Every time I step in to a Urban Outfitters or Anthropologie store I want to snatch up all the decor letters. But with prices ranging … Continue reading


Shrinky Dinks

Ahh, Childlike wonder…I often find myself amused with things that are intended for 5 years olds, like drawing hand turkeys and making snow angels. Apparently craft projects are no exception. This week I decided I would make Shrinky Dink necklaces* … Continue reading



Putting studs on everything. I will be adding some of the vintage purses I studded to the Etsy Store in the morning.


DIY Studs

Attaching studs on my shoes was a little harder then I thought it would be. They are a bit too thick and my poor little hands were killing me last night. I’ll post more pictures tonight.


Birds of a feather

I made about 953646 feather hair clips while I was home sick this weekend. They are cuter then the urban outfitters ones and handmade which is always cooler. I was originally making them for our Baked Fresh booth. But I … Continue reading


Design Hive

I had to pass this info along: The Design Hive, an emerging designers market in Cambridge open every Saturday from Nov 1 – Dec 20! And they are currently seeking artists, designers, or collectors who have hip, compelling, and unique … Continue reading

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Venus Magazine Contest

Venus is giving you the chance to be featured in a book and also in their magazine. All you need to do is design your own bag from recycled materials and enter to win. I know a lot of my … Continue reading


DIY Spats

I still have not purchased the cuff sandals I had been coveting, I cant bring myself to pay full price for them. I was telling Kate the other day that I could totally make my own, she agreed (but didn’t … Continue reading


I’m in love with Tie Dye

There is something about dying clothes that makes me feel like a five year old. I can still recall all my dads work shirts coming out of the wash bright purple after I went through my last tie dying phase. … Continue reading


Bead Simple

I’m a craft junkie, but I’ve never quite mastered the art of handmade jewelry. I’m hoping Bead Simple will help. Susan Beal (one of my favorite crafty bloggers) will soon be releasing a how to book about designing your own … Continue reading


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Spray Paint is like magic.

I’ve been watching way to much Design on a Dime, I’ve either spray painted* or refinished everything I own. With 5 days till closing all I can think about is home decor. Bare with me, I’ll be back to my … Continue reading


DIY Scarf

One of my favorite things to get in the mail is the Urban Outfitters Catalog. Because so many of their outfits can be easily recreated with vintage and DIY items. This weekend I took an old tee shirt and I … Continue reading