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Upcycle a Vintage Vera Sheet Set to a Cute Skirt

It was the strangest sound. I noticed it as soon as I woke up that morning. Not that I recognized it right away. All I comprehended was the feeling it gave me. So relaxed, calm and serene but not sure … Continue reading

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Upcycle a Thrift Store Sweater Just in Time For Valentine’s Day

Thrift store clothes amaze me. Even after all these years of shopping second hand, I’m still thrilled when I find quality clothing for very little moolah. And even better, they don’t even have to fit when you know how to … Continue reading

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The Envelope, Please….

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to go over and check out my new You Tube channel. ¬†Its been fun to experiment with imovie and iphoto. One of … Continue reading

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An Easy T-Shirt Refashion

Inspiration can be found in the strangest places. Who would’ve thought that a TV series about a funeral home would inspire this next refashion. I’ve been unexpectedly enjoying the HBO series Six Feet Under. Claire showed up in episode five … Continue reading

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Fingerless mittens from an old felted sweater

It’s that time of year again. Football games, woodsmoke, falling leaves, and chilly days. Perfect weather for some ¬†fingerless mittens. Lucky for me, someone donated this wool sweater to the thrift store because they washed it and thought it was … Continue reading

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October’s Party and an Easy Sweater Refashion

“October gave a party;The leaves by hundreds came – The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band.” Author: ~George Cooper, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Hand Beaded Bracelet from Being Zhenya

I WON! I WON! Thank you so much Evgenia! I love my new bracelet! Evgenia is my beautiful blogging friend who is originally from Russia, but now lives in my former hometown of Minneapolis. She loves thrift stores, fashion, DIY, … Continue reading

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What ever does a girl wear to a Wild West Buffalo Feast?

As a public school teacher, I welcome ALL children into my classroom. Each child precious, each child full of wonder, each child different. But occasionally there is one who needs more help than I can give. That’s where my personal … Continue reading

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