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DIY Sewing

DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

Sew a Piped & Zippered Pillow Cover (Video Tutorial)

Raise your hand if you are as addicted to throw pillows as I am! I think they are THE BEST way to change the whole look of your home’s decor for the least amount of money. You can even change them up seasonally – brights are fun in the summer, and jewel tones and fuzzy pillows are lovely for winter. Today I’d like to share with you a new video tutorial that guides you through how to sew professional looking throw pillow covers that have piped edges and a hidden back zipper.Continue reading

How to make DIY mittens out of thrift store sweaters
DIY Crafts, DIY Sewing, Thrift Store Crafts, Upcycling Ideas

Make Mittens from Thrift Store Sweaters

There’s nothing more meaningful than a handmade Christmas gift, and today’s DIY gift idea is no exception. These handmade mittens are extra special because they’re made in a very unique way – from thrift store sweaters! Read on to learn how to make these adorable, upcycled mittens plus learn my trick that keeps them from fraying as you make them. Pair them with some Rocky Mountain Soap Co hand care products and a sparkly ribbon bow, and you have a great gift for someone special!Continue reading

$50 Value Village Back to School Wardrobe and a DIY Tank Dress
DIY Kids Activities, DIY Sewing, Fashion

A DIY tank dress and a $50 back-to-school wardrobe from Value Village

Isn’t it fun when your kids develop their own sense of style? I’ve enjoyed watching my oldest daughter, Little C, start to carve out what she likes and doesn’t like. When it comes to fashion, I’ve always favoured standing out from the crowd with some unique, colourful and DIY pieces, and my Little C is starting to like the same. This summer, we were challenged to create a back-to-school wardrobe with a $50 shopping spree at Value Village and we were both thrilled with the outcome! Let me show you my daughter’s fun and quirky back-to-school wardrobe from Value Village, plus how to make an easy DIY tank dress!
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Pineapple Zipper Pouch + The Creative Corner #155: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s craft, DIY & home decor link party time – welcome to  The Creative Corner! I’m excited for another week of linking up your favourite projects.

Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. So many of you are linking up and sharing your creations, and I love seeing all of your projects. Thanks for the inspiration!

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