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It’s finally getting a bit chilly here and finally feeling like fall, so it’s put me in the mood for all the autumn things. First things first, some decoration. My original intention was to make a wreath, but after getting my supplies home I changed my mind and decided to

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I’ve always kind of toyed with faux-upholstery because I’ve been too intimidated to try a real project. I’ve sewn fabric directly onto the existing upholstery job. I’ve painted a love seat. And I did a sort of half way job of reupholstery. I never really count this as a true

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For the HomeKitchenTutorials

On my last trip to the thrift store, I found a great set of plates with botanical drawings of spices and herbs on them and I instantly knew I had to hang them up in my house. I love cooking and food ¬†and, even though I’m not great at it,

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For the HomeOther

Oh hey, it’s been a while. I made this a while ago, but surprise surprise, I’m just now getting around to posting it. ūüôā I’ve been wanting to make a cat tree for a while but I had been very wishy washy about actually getting off my butt and doing

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BedroomFor the Home

So you probably remember my post about painting my loveseat and I mentioned how my plan was to reupholster the bigger couch. Well, I sort of halfway did that. While I was trying to decide what kind of fabric to cover it with, we were storing it in the bedroom because

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For the HomeOther

Well, it happened. I joined the ranks of the crazy people who looked at their couch and thought, “I should paint that.” I had seen a few examples of people painting their couches online, and after reading all of them, I decided I would just forgo the textile medium and

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For the HomeOtherTutorials

I’ve been itching for some new pillows for my awesome couch, and I ended up coming up with the simple idea of just using my boyfriend and my initials. And an ampersand. Here’s how they turned out: And I also took some progress shots for you all and will walk

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For the HomeOther

A few months ago, my boyfriend and I uprooted and moved one state over. ¬†It was fairly short notice, so we just packed as much as we could into an SUV and drove to our new apartment. The only “furniture” we could fit in the car was a fold up

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OtherTutorials

I had never really thought too much about how I stored my pins. ¬†I’d keep them in the little plastic box thing that they came in and of course, whenever I’d open the thing, I’d pull on it too hard and end up tossing pins all over my work area.

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BedroomFor the HomeKitchen

So this post today is for two reasons.¬† First and foremost, I made some kickin’ rad one of a kind mugs.¬† I got this idea thanks to craftster, roboarsonist.¬† She used a ceramic paint pen by Pebeo called Porcelaine 150 and used it to draw some designs on a few

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