Archive for October, 2015

  • DIY

    Tie-Dye: Shibori & Spirals

    If you saw my Tie-Dye 101 post with stripes and bullseye, then get ready for some even cooler effects. Well, maybe you won’t think these are cooler, but I dig ’em. First up: Shibori. What does that word even mean? Turns out, it has a rather lengthy definition according to Dartmouth. I have done two basic …

  • DIY

    Tie-Dye 101

    Last time I tie-dyed, I did a million items. Here are 3 of the easiest things you can do with tie-dye. Seriously. Let’s talk pants. I’ve had these white pajama pants for years. The drawstring is long gone, areas are becoming frayed, and they’re the most comfy pants I own. They’re also 100% cotton – …

  • Decor DIY

    Mason Jar Vases

    Another wedding DIY! Again, I made these mason jar vases months ago before I really planned on blogging. Could I do a step-by-step tutorial? Yeah, probably. But I don’t feel like it and I think these are fairly simple. Once I get the pictures back from my wedding photographer, I can hopefully post some nice …

  • Crafting Fails DIY

    Tie-Dye Smiley Face. Sort of.

    Any symmetrical design can be incorporated in a tie-dye project. Ideally. A smiley face is vertically symmetrical, so I figured it would be a great thing to put on a tie-dye onesie for my friends’ child. The finished tie-dye smiley face is not what I had in mind.    So I had a onesie ready to go. …

  • DIY

    Wine Cork Magnets

    Why do people spend a fortune on wedding favors? OK, so you can get cute stuff with your names on it and it’s just so special. But think about favors you’ve gotten from weddings. Did you actually do anything with them? Maybe I’m the weird one, but I usually end up putting them in a …