Refashioned Floral Corduroy Dress

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in sew, tutorials | No Comments
Refashioned Floral Corduroy Dress

I found this dress last spring at Goodwill, meaning to upgrade it into something wearable and pretty. Unfortunately, I never got around to it and it’s been sitting at the bottom of my basket of projects for months and months. Since January is the month of DIY, I decided to take the time (finally!) to […]

DIY Vintage Linen Piano Cover

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in apartment living, craft, sew, tutorials | No Comments
DIY Vintage Linen Piano Cover

Firstly – I have decided that January is a fun DIY month! Which means I’m hoping to post one or two DIYs a week, to make up for the past few months of quiet. I recently invested in a Roland electric keyboard (one of the best purchases I’ve ever made, honestly – I’ve missed playing […]

Macrame Necklace Tutorial

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in tutorials | No Comments
Macrame Necklace Tutorial

Finally! A macrame necklace tutorial! It’s taken me a few months to sit down and photograph this for you, but it’s finally here and I hope you love making it. This necklace is part industrial, part retro, and part pretty. Using a clipboard, you’ll knot strands of cotton twine to a bronze ring with hex […]

DIY Woven Lampshade

DIY Woven Lampshade

Today we’re making a DIY woven lampshade! You’ll fix up an old metal lampshade with some openwork weaving and a bit of macrame. This is a great way to upgrade an old lampshade and use up leftover yarn. Hang it from the ceiling, flip it upside down and hang it, or use it as a […]

DIY Macrame Hanging Chandelier

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in home decor, inspiration, tutorials | No Comments
DIY Macrame Hanging Chandelier

Since putting up my gallery at Apotheca, I’ve been incredibly inspired to start creating new pieces. Especially because my room now has so much extra space… I might have a problem. The good news is – I only used what I already had for this project! I had found this hanging fruit basket at Goodwill […]

DIY Embroidered Lace Hoop Art

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in embroider, tutorials | No Comments
DIY Embroidered Lace Hoop Art

Hoop art is really big right now in the crafting world – I follow some pretty gorgeous accounts on Instagram, such as Gulush Threads, Cinder & Honey, and Thread The Wick. I absolutely love the intricate work that they do. I recently acquired¬†a whole ton of embroidery hoops in all different sizes, and am thrilled […]

Spring DIYs: 6 Projects to Give You Spring Fever

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in tutorials | No Comments
Spring DIYs: 6 Projects to Give You Spring Fever

Spring is in the air, and it’s time to get crafty! Here are six DIYs to give you spring fever. Fresh Flower Crown. No flowers yet where you live? Stop by the grocery store and pick up a little bouquet! This project is super easy, and so beautiful for springtime. Plan a picnic and make […]