DIY Bunting

easy sew fall bunting

CREATE. DECORATE. SAVE MONEY.

Ever since bunting became a craze, I’ve been in love with it. That being said, I’ve never gotten around to making any, that is until last month…

I helped throw a baby shower for my sister-in-law and thought bunting would be a good way to add some color to the room […]

Thursday Repost: Newborn Dress Made From Daddy’s T-shirt

how to make a shirred dress out of a t-shirt

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Some of our good friends had a baby girl recently and I was inspired to make something special for her. Her daddy is a die hard Royals fan and since there aren’t many of those, doing something Royals like came to mind when I was thinking of something to make for her.

I […]

Stuffed Frogs

stuffed frogs

A friend of mine was wanting to start up a FROG (Fully Rely on God) ministry to spread hope to kids with medical conditions. Her son has a rare heart condition and she wanted to do something to help give hope to other families and kids who spend a lot of their time in the […]

Thursday Leftovers: Tulle Ballerina Skirt with Ribbon

diy tulle ballerina skirt with ribbon

SAVE MONEY. DIY.

I’ve done some previous posts on making a ballerina skirt and no-sew fairy skirt. I made a ballerina skirt for a friend who is having a baby girl. This time I decided to do some experimenting and add a little pizazz to the ballerina skirt.

I thought the skirt turned out great […]

Easy Way to Hem Jeans

easy way to hem jeans

SAVE MONEY. DIY.

I don’t know about you, but I have several jeans that rarely get worn because they’re too long. I’m 5’4″ so I have to buy “short” length if I’m going to wear them with tennis shoes or flats. Unfortunately, I only have two pairs that are this length. I have several regular […]

Easy T-Shirt Pirate Vest

easy t-shirt pirate vest

SAVE MONEY. SAVE TIME.

This last week my four year old, Rylan, decided he wanted to be a pirate. We had a hat, sword, and patch so I wasn’t worried about putting a costume together. A couple nights before Halloween we decided to go trunk-or-treating at the church where he goes to preschool. […]

Baby Girl Dress made from Alteration Scraps

baby girl dress made from alteration scraps

DIY. SAVE MONEY.

Last month I had the honor of being a bridesmaid in my good friend Izzy’s wedding. There was a bit of a hiccup when the bridesmaid dresses came in because they all were super long which meant alterations were in order. I had the seamstress save the scraps from my dress because, […]

DIY Monster Onesie

monster birthday party girl monster shirt

DIY. SAVE MONEY.

I love creating themed birthday parties and about a year ago I decided I wanted to do a monster theme for Owen’s second birthday. In addition to making the decorations and cake all go with the theme, I usually try to make all of our outfits go with […]