Refashioning Ideas

first day of school clothes refashion

by Dana on August 23, 2011

Yesterday Lucy started kindergarten. I knew she was going to love it. And she did. She’s the kind of kid that likes structure, likes to follow rules, and wants responsibility. In fact she didn’t even want to eat dinner the night before because she was worried she wouldn’t get into bed on time before her […]

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Simple Handmade Gifts – Placemat Aprons

by Dana on December 14, 2010

A few months ago I bought some vintage placemats because they were just, cute. As I carried them up to the register I folded them in half, making it easy to pile my goods onto the counter. I looked at that semi circle half, then looked over at Lucy and realized that they would make […]

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I love IKEA.I know you know that.But in case it was unclear, just wanted to say it again. Like Target, it’s one of those places we go to even when we don’t need anything, sort of as an outing. I throw both kids in the (annoying) shopping carts that have swivel wheels on the front […]

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Refashioning: Yellow Tote to Purse

by Dana on September 20, 2010

I love repurposing clothing, bags, and furniture, just as many of you do too. Refashioning is (often) inexpensive, it uses up old waste, and what I love most….it gives me parameters to work with. Sometimes tackling a new project alone feels daunting because you’re not sure where to start. But with refashioning you start with […]

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