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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: Three Refashioned Easter Basket Tutorials

 “Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way!” This year, why not create a handmade fabric Easter basket that your child will cherish  after the treats inside are long gone. I’ve put together … 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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Today is National Wear Your Cardigan Day

Not really, I just made that up. But it is true that Mr. Rogers began putting on his iconic cardigan forty six years ago today, when his television show, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, debuted on February 19, 1968. So, in honor of Fred … Continue reading

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Denim Basket Winner

You know, there are a few projects that come along that make me happy in every way. This denim basket is one of them. Not only do I like the way the basket turned out, but I’m actually quite fond … Continue reading

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