Tag: up-cycling

Sometimes I have these flashes of brilliance. Like when I figured out I could clean the tile wall in my German bathroom with a mop. Or put lemon juice in a Misto and spray guacamole to keep it from turning brown. I’ve been trying, for a while now, to figure out how to erect a Festivus Pole. And in the spirit of Festivus, do it…

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Here are the new pillow covers I made a few days ago. They’re two sided. The bright patterned fabric is vintage from eBay. It was once a curtain valance. (How I wish I would have caught the auction for the matching curtains. Not that I know what I’d do with them. Kinda crazy.) The black and white is new fabric that I’ve had forever, like…

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Last year I decided I should make a wreath out of all our leftover ornaments. Even went as far as to google “how to ornament wreath + wire hanger.” But it never happened. I figured it wouldn’t this year either…until I found a wire ring at a discount store (yea!). Now, if we were in the states, I would just go to the Hobby Lobby…

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The sweater blanket is finally done. I started it two years ago. I know, right? It doesn’t look like it took two years. To that I say: CREATIVITY IS A PROCESS. A much longer process when you don’t know what the heck you’re doing. I did only work on it when it was cold, which in Texas wasn’t very long. And then when I got…

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