Overcoming your DIY Fears

5 tips to help overcome your fear of DIY

DIYing can be intimidating.  Bloggers, like myself, make everything look so easy. Then you purchase all the supplies and you sit down to do it and panic sets in.  What if I do it wrong?  What if it doesn’t turn out?  What if it costs more than I anticipated?  What if it takes longer than {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Upcycle Your Fabric Scraps

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I don’t know many crafters who don’t have a stash of fabric scraps somewhere. Some of them have much bigger stashes than others ( I won’t name any names…we know who we are), but the feeling of being unable to throw away such pretty pieces of fabric–no matter how small–is mutual. Here are five fun ways to upcycle fabric scraps–or just to get an excuse to collect lots of pretty fabric–with projects for around your home. Enjoy!

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Inset Jewelry Cabinet Part 2: Organizing the Jewelry

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So today we are continuing on with how I made the inset jewelry cabinet in my master bathroom.  I left you with how I cut the hole in our wall and framed it out in order to support the cabinet.  Today I am going to show you the door and all the ways I organized {…Read More…}

Inset Jewelry Cabinet: Cutting the Wall and Building the Cabinet

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Since we moved 6 months ago my jewelry has been in storage with the exception of about a dozen pairs of earrings, 2 bracelets and about 4 necklaces.  For some of you that is the extent of your jewelry collection.  For others like me, that doesn’t even tap the surface of all the baubles you {…Read More…}