The process is quick, easy and fun!!!
Got these great shoes with an amazing heel while thrifting. But when I got them home and was cleaning them up I noticed some spots on them. I used my arsenal of shoe cleaning products to try and remove the spots but ended up leaving even bigger lighter spots. 🤭 oooops! After kicking myself for
SewCraftSwimGals 2018 is getting geared up for a great season. Check out their Facebook page and follow along on their adventures. Click link below: SewCraftSwimGals Until next time. Creatively yours………… cjBlue
“During National Thrift Shop Day, thrifters not only celebrate the values of up-cycling, re-using, smart shopping and thrifty fashion, but by shopping at Goodwill, they can have an even greater impact: they can help put unemployed or underemployed neighbors back to work,” said Jim Gibbons, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International.
This weeks Summer Sewing Class was a blast. We made a skirt and t shirt pillow in this session. Alexa and Zayda were great students and enjoyed learning how to make a simple one seam elastic waist skirt along with a no sew t shirt pillow. We decided to create a YouTube video of or
Love finding objects and turning them into wearable art. The key word here is “found” as in not bought but found elements. For this found object project I literally was walking down the gravel driveway at the Gingerbread House in Gatlinburg Tennessee and found a piece of wire just laying there in the middle of
I save pretty much anything because I always think I can make something out of it. Recently I cut up some thrifted jeans to make into distressed shorts. I had a pile of jean scraps so I decided to use them to make a blanket for my Yorkie, Chloe Belle.
Fairy Gardens or Miniature Gardens seem to be popping up everywhere and are perfect for a summer DIY. The creative possibilities with these gardens are endless. You can use most any container and “fairy decorations.” Truly so fun to create. This is how I made mine. Gather supplies Container for your garden. This can
It’s always a good idea to thrift a great deal !
A quick and fun craft to use up those leftover skeins of yarn are “Yarn Sticks” or as some call the art of wrapping things in yarn; Yarn Bombing. Check out link below for further definition of the art. Yarn Bombing Yarn sticks are super easy and fun. Grab your leftover yarn and pick some branches