I’ve been wanting to make a cute dress all from bandanas! And, of course, in pastel rainbow colors. So I’ve been thrifting ones I can find in the colors I want. This week I decided to make my dress! I’m going to walk you through the process in case you want to try this bandana dress DIY. … Read More
It’s winter and it’s so cold here! I love wearing dresses, but only have a few that are warm enough. So what’s a girl to do? How about make a quilt dress from an old thrifted patchwork quilt?! I’ve been dreaming up this quilted upcycle project for a few months and am so excited to show you how I take… Read More
Have you heard of the new Diamond Dotz craft? You can buy kits to make the sparkly art. But I decided to buy rhinestones in the colors I like (pastel rainbow, of course!) and apply them to vintage finds. I have two that I’ll be using- an ice cream cone and a house. This is a beginner friendly project. All… Read More
I was recently re-doing a hall in my house and I thought it’d be fun to do something unique on the walls. I remembered finding some little vintage wood houses and I thought this would be the perfect place for them to go. They’re called Shelia’s Houses and are from the 1990’s. They’re also known as “shelf sitters.” I thought… Read More
I love shopping architectural salvage yards. It’s fun to see the items that make historic homes so special. I love that these items are saved from land fills. Mostly though, I like to find items to make my house unique. So I decided to make an architectural salvage yard directory. This listed is organized by state in alphabetical order. If… Read More
I thought it’d be fun to buy a vintage tablecloth and turn it into a dress! I focused on 1950’s midcentury tablecloths and found the cutest kitchy linen. It has a kitchen motif with cookies, a teapot, and spoons. I used the McCall’s M8108 pattern and I thought I’d share some details on how I made my tablecloth dress.