Tag Archives: reconstructed clothing

Ten Minute T-Shirt Shrug

Ah, the pleasant air of spring…..makes me want to wear my summer dresses. But since it’s not quite warm enough for some of them, I transformed an old t-shirt to make a quick shrug that will ward off the chill … Continue reading

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When was the last time you did something for the first time?

 When was the last time you did something for the first time? This question has been floating around lately and it speaks so loudly to me. As you know, the past year has been filled with firsts for me, many of them exciting but … Continue reading

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DIY: Upcycled Infinity Scarf (Bonus Feature: How to Crop a Circle in Photoshop)

They say, you learn something new everyday. So, today I figured out, all by my lonesome, how to crop a circle in photoshop. I know, I know, I can almost hear you saying, “Beth, that is so easy!” But everything I … Continue reading

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DIY: Felted Jewelry Pouch Tutorial & Giveaway

I’m proud of the people I come from and I happen to be the lucky recipient and caretaker of some of their most cherished pieces of jewelry. Isn’t this dress amazing!   Aren’t they beautiful! And they were a big part of the Washington DC social … Continue reading

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DIY: Boho Chic Cowgirl Shirt and Some Winners

I love the Boho Chic look. I was thrilled to find a HUGE sheer peasant shirt at the thrift store. I planned to channel my inner hippie and wear it proudly. Well, perhaps it’s because I live in rural Eastern … Continue reading

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DIY: Gussy Up Your Denim With a Vintage Serape

Mark my words, one of these days you’ll be receiving a postcard from some exotic place with my name on the back. I think somewhere in warm and sunny Mexico would be just the ticket.   I have a feeling … Continue reading

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DIY: Tribal Print Leather Bracelet

Ok, I think it’s time I tell you something about myself. Most of the time when I tell people about this, the looks on their faces say they don’t believe me. But it’s true. For a long time I didn’t … Continue reading

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Mom, BurdaStyle is on the Phone for You!!!!!

This has definitely been a year of firsts for me. Just when things start to get comfortable, I’m thrust into a whole new realm. A whole new opportunity comes my way. Last Thursday, Alicyn Stensaas, the eMedia Production Coordinator for … Continue reading

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Simple Alteration: Big Change for a Denim Coat

Pretty sure I’m not alone in this. Getting things big enough for my hips usually means too big in the waist. What to do? Sometimes too big not only means too wide but it also means too long. I love … Continue reading

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Winners Announced

  The winner of this cute sweater beret is: Tara Crawford Leininger And the winner of the Craft Schmaft Hot Air Balloon Kit is: LeeAnn Curtis Thank you both so much for your nice comments over at eHow on my … Continue reading

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