Tag Archives: handmade

Mother’s Day Gift Idea- Up-cycled Denim Tote Bag

Here’s another idea for a Mother’s Day gift- one that you can make yourself! I first made one of these bags back in college for a Christmas gift for my roommate. Since then, I’ve made about a zillion more- for gifts, to sell at craft shows and when they were ordered by my co-workers. They’re […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (Part 2)

It will NOT STOP raining around here! I normally love that I can walk to my day job but this weather is getting ridiculous… this is the 3rd or 4th straight day of rain. Which, is great for our garden and I’d totally love if I could just be at home and craft. But, I […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (Part 1)

Hello! Somehow, Mother’s Day ALWAYS sneaks up on me! I’m usually prepared well in advance for our moms’ birthdays but Mother’s Day and Father’s Day aren’t cemented into my brain as well. Maybe it’s because they’re not always on the same date every year?? Whatever the reason, if you, like me- haven’t decided on a […]

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Craft Show Re-cap and a few tips

Happy Monday, everyone.  I hope your week is off to a good start. I feel like I can finally slow down and take a deep breath since I’m now past the craft show I participated in this past weekend. This was my booth for the show. I was really thankful for the giant windows in […]

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Reversible Bunting Banner Tutorial

Happy Tuesday! I am in the last week before a craft show… crunch time! I’m surprisingly feeling ahead of the game- which is good because I’m no longer on spring break. 😦  Anyway, I thought I’d take a break and share this tutorial for a bunting banner that I made last summer. I use it […]

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DIY Fabric Corsage Tutorial

I’m back with another tutorial… this is the last thing I made with fabric flowers for my sister-in-law’s wedding last summer- the corsages for the moms and grandmothers. Here are the ones I made for the wedding: The two right ones pinned on and the one on the right tied onto my mother-in-law’s wrist with […]

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Anthropologie Inspired Flower Pillow- A Tutorial

*Note: this tutorial was originally published by me last summer. When I revived and revamped my blog this January, I kept this post because I love this project and thought it was worth keeping and re-publishing so you can all enjoy it too! I love Anthropologie… but can’t afford anything there. I’ve loved this pillow […]

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Friday Giveaway: Flower Headband

Happy Friday! It’s another beautiful day around here but before I get to making our dinner and preparing for Zach’s concert tonight (more on that tomorrow!), I thought I’d check in here and continue with the March Friday tradition… and giveaway! Up for the winning today, a fabric flower headband like the one I showed […]

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DIY Fabric Flower Boutonniere

When my sister in law got married a year ago, we made all 9 bridesmaids’ bouquets and the bride’s bouquet. But, we also needed boutonnieres for the groom, groomsmen, dads, and grandfathers. We wanted them to coordinate so I came up with these: So, now that you know how to make fabric flower bouquets, how […]

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Fabric Flower Headband DIY

Are you pulling out all of your spring clothing and accessories? Need a sweet flower headband to add to them? Today, I’ll show you how to make one for yourself or as a gift. These are pretty quick and inexpensive to make. They’re comfortable to wear, customizable, and you can even use them to decorate […]

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