DIY Solaire costume from Dark Souls

Halloween DIY Solaire Costume from Dark Souls

DIY Solaire Costume From Dark Souls This year I didn’t think our kids were even going to need Halloween costumes. Our son at 16 has been above such things for a few years now, and even our 13 year old twin girls seemed to be…

Ethical Clothing Companies

Mandy’s List of Ethical Clothing Companies

Clothing Companies That Put People and The Planet Before Profit All of these ethical clothing companies focus on creating sustainable fashion, putting the planet and the people first, before profit. While this list of slow fashion brands is by no means comprehensive, it will at…

DIY Leggings in 10 Minutes

DIY Tutorial – How To Make Leggings from Old Tights

How To Make Free DIY Leggings from Old Tights There’s nothing more annoying than having to throw an old pair of tights into the landfill. Well wait – there is. It’s just as annoying to want some really cool and fabulishus women’s leggings and find…

How To Make a Free Women's Tunic L-3XL

Easy 90 Minute Sewing Project: Upcycled Tunic Top for Women XS-3XL

How To Make an Upcycled Tunic Top for Women in Less Than 90 Minutes! There are the three things I’m looking for when I want to make an upcycled tunic top that I can wear tonight. Fast. Free. Flattering. I don’t want to go shopping…

First 3 Steps to Starting a Crafting Blog

How To Start A Crafting Blog: The First 3 Important Steps

Ready To Learn How To Start A Crafting Blog? If you’ve been thinking about starting a blog there’s no better time to do it than right NOW. Why? Because in my experience any time I’ve had an idea or an inspiration (a prompting, perhaps) to…

How To Clean A Cabbage Patch Doll

How To Clean a Cabbage Patch Kid Doll: Before and After Tutorial

Do’s and Don’ts of Cleaning Old Cabbage Patch Dolls If you’re anything like me, visiting local thrift stores on the hunt for neglected dolls to rescue is a thrilling treat.  When you find some old beauties sorely in need of a spa treatment for just a…

How to Make a Wig Cap for A Blythe Doll

How to Make a Blythe Doll Wig Cap

How to Make a Blythe Doll Wig Cap for Almost Nothing So That Her Wig Stays On Easily! Recently I got a bald Blythe doll for my birthday. I don’t typically spend very much on dolls as I get them either given to me or at…

Colorful Household Items Reviews

5 Colorful Household Items That Will Brighten Your Life: My Top Picks

Can Colorful Household Items Brighten Your Life? Many people find that having a colorful home can be very therapeutic and I am one of them. I used to ignore the importance of color. It seemed frivolous or somehow childish to insist on being surrounded by brightly colored…

What Is A Blythe Doll

My First Blythe Doll: Meet Bonnie!

What is a Blythe Doll? Before I introduce you to my first Blythe doll, Bonnie, I should start by explaining what a Blythe doll is. Keep in mind that I am by no means an expert (yet) having JUST gotten Bonnie for my birthday. Blythe…

Free sewing pattern - DIY Fingerless Gloves

DIY Fingerless Gloves and Arm Warmers: My Scrappy 30 Minute Project

How To Make Scrappy DIY Fingerless Gloves and Arm Warmers In Less Than An Hour! It started getting chilly around here in Western North Carolina (and elsewhere) and I decided it was time to fashion some scrappy DIY fingerless gloves and arm-warmers from some pieces…