Free Skinny Jeans!

Did you realize that you can turn a pair of boot-cut jeans into skinny jeans with very little effort?  Really, you can! I bought these jeans at least seven years ago.  You can tell by the color that I rarely wore them because they were just a bit too short.  They were in the Goodwill […]

Mystery Braid Cuff from MSL

If you get Martha Stewart Living Magazine, you may have seen the directions for this bracelet in the August 2010 issue.  I was intrigued and decided to try it with vinyl scraps that I had in my stash. The braiding on this bracelet is a bit tricky, but after a few tries I figured it […]

4th of July Centerpiece

I crafted a 4th of July centerpiece this week and I’m thrilled with the results.  My inspiration came from Plow and Hearth.  I thought it would be fun to make my own version. This is the Plow and Hearth Version. Here’s my version. This project was very easy to make.  I used scrap lumber and a […]

Make Your Own Ribbon Headband

After buying a few no-slip ribbon headbands at a running expo and loving them, I was inspired to make my own. Here’s How: Supplies: Grosgrain Ribbon Velvet Ribbon Thin Elastic How To: Cut a 16 inch piece of both the grosgrain and velvet ribbon.  Cut a 6 inch piece of elastic. Fold the grosgrain ribbon […]

My Version of a Fabulous Purse

I hope I don’t get arrested for this. A bunch of my tennis friends have Hardware by Renee purses. I examined Jeanie’s last week after tennis and decided that I could make my own. This is the one Jeannie has: I decided to make a version of this purse. I sketched and measured and then […]