Monthly Archives: April 2012

Let’s Get Pickled!

I’m not much of a gardener, but boy, do I love to can! It’s asparagus season here in Eastern Oregon and you know what THAT means! Pickled asparagus! I thought you just might like to go along for the ride. … Continue reading

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I’d love to be in your sidebar!

I finally did IT! I figured IT out! IT took me forever! But now that I’ve done IT, I’d love IT to be in your side bar! Check out my new button! I even figured out how to add a … Continue reading

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DIY Pleated Summer T Shirt Refashion

SCORE! I found the perfect color blue t shirt to refashion at my thrift store the other day. Only one problem……… The bright yellow logo on the front. Not to worry though, I’ll just cover it up! This is what … Continue reading

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DIY Ruffled T Shirt Cardigan Tutorial

What should we do to liven up this plain old gray t shirt? Perhaps some more ruffles would do the trick. What do you think?   You might also like:

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And the winner of the fabric flowers is………

And the winner is…………… littleprince68 Congratulations and thank you for all of your encouragement! Please email me let me know where to send your flowers! Beth

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Make a Chenille Applique Pillow in 10 Easy Steps

Shhhhhh……. Did you hear that? It’s the sound of some scrap bustin’, crafty goodness comin’ your way. Need a gift for someone? How ’bout a DIY personalized chenille pillow that you can make in an afternoon? Here’s a chance to lighten up … Continue reading

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A DIY Spring T Shirt Refashion

As the youngest of four children, I’m used to hand-me-downs. Since I’ve started refashioning, hand-me-downs have now become a treat! Not only do the thrift stores supply my new habit, but my friends have been joining in and donating to … Continue reading

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A Giveaway to thank you for your encouragement!

Good morning everyone! I am feeling especially grateful this morning for all the support and encouragement you’ve bestowed upon me over the past three months and I want to thank you for signing up to go on this adventure with … Continue reading

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Happy Game of Thrones Day!

I’m usually a “reality, give ‘em a challenge, and kick ‘em off one by one” TV show type of gal. But NOT today! No, not today! Today, I’m a “mystical, hatch a dragon, marry a hunky warrior, and live in … Continue reading

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