DIY

I can do it! You can do it! DIY for the win! Just keep you fingers away from the super glue.

Are you sick of me babbling on about autumn? Well too bad! My basic fall-loving self can’t shut up about the topic and today it actually felt like the right season. In honor of this tremendous occasion, which will likely be forgotten soon when the temperature rises back up to the 80s, I decided to post my latest project: easy-to-make fabric pumpkins … Keep reading…

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This week is proving to be pretty stressful, and in times of panic I turn to pointless DIYs and holiday themes. (Or cocktails or cakes, but often crafts.) It’s how I got my first few Halloween decorations, actually; I was painfully stressed about my first college midterms so I used all my spending money on spooky decorations and pumpkin cookies. Logic. To … Keep reading…

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I am in full-on Halloween mode. Our house is decorated. I’m getting my daily dose of pumpkin spice. And I’m in the middle of sewing our bound-to-be-awesome costumes. Since I can’t share what we’ll wear yet, I thought it would be fun to showcase our costumes from earlier Halloweens! Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum This was so fun to wear, and it … Keep reading…

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I more or less swore off stretch bracelets sometime around 2006. I was at an out-of-town concert to see several bands I adored – the Summer of Ska tour or Ska is Dead or Summer of Dead Ska, whatever, who knows, it was a combo of similar words – and I was really, really excited to be there. In true I’m young … Keep reading…

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As promised in yesterday’s outfit post, here’s the tutorial for my latest jewelry set: a boho turquoise and brass triangle bracelet and earring set. This simple project was fun to make, and the end result is jewelry that is fuss-free to wear. Extra perk: it only looks expensive! I found all these beads on sale. Scroll down for photos and details. Materials … Keep reading…

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