Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Weekly Pinterest DIY {week three}

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I have been wanting to embellish a cardigan for some time, I just haven't sat down and done it. Till last night - I kept seeing this cutie pic of a cardigan and I thought I would give it a try. This was VERY easy and a fun little embellishment for an old cardigan. I went with the exact shape they did, but I know I will be doing more with my own style! So much fun!

now for my finished piece....

before - a simple green cardigan

my after - thought I would do a mix of colors

a better view of my new sweater

Monday, April 16, 2012

Weekly Pinterest DIY {week two}

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So here is my take on it - I just used fabric that was hanging out near my sewing machine and ribbon since I didn't have hem tape. Anyone who knows me knows this was a challenge for me since I HATE to use the machine. But this little project made me fall "a little" in love with my machine.  I have a feeling these are going to get addicting...I have already cut some pendants out of a vintage tablecloth to make another set!


 here they are in their current home in my kitchen. I should have added more between - they are a little too spread out for me but I can always make more!!


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Weekly Pinterest DIY

I am going to try a new weekly blog post about DIY's found on pinterest. I kept seeing painted wooden bead tutorials on pinterest and my friend Amy and I were shopping at Joann's and she was gathering items to make some so I thought I would try my hand at it. So here is the original post (which I admit looks WAY more polished then mine)
So here is my spin on it, I feel a little like a kid wearing it - like a craft project you did in sunday school but it is still cute - I did mine a little differently, pattern wise. Enjoy, I am excited about this new weekly challenge! Join with me!