Folding T-Shirts the Best Way So You Can See All Your Shirts

Folding T-Shirts the Best Way So You Can See All Your Shirts

I hate to clean, and I hate laundry even more.  Laundry is a horrible demon to test the strength of any marriage.  But, I like folding t-shirts!  Something about making them all stand up straight makes me smile.  Okay, so I’m weird.  So today, I am going to provide a step-by-step guide on the absolute best way to fold a t-shirt! (Hehe, can you see my heart cutout t-shirt refashion?) Continue Reading →
Panda Cupcakes – It’s Pandamonium Here!

Panda Cupcakes – It’s Pandamonium Here!

School-aged children brings school-run functions.  I have a few “go to” recipes for these functions, and these panda cupcakes is definitely one of the first ones that we think of.  The best part of this recipe is that my kids love to bake them with me, and can’t wait to decorate the pandas (especially the ears).  A few weeks ago, my daughter and I had “Mommy and Daughter” time by baking these pandas for the youngest’s cheer banquet.  The cupcakes are deceivingly easy to make, as well, all using common stuff you can buy at the grocery store. Continue Reading →
Making Fabric Bows … Bows, Bows, Bows Everywhere!

Making Fabric Bows … Bows, Bows, Bows Everywhere!

Making fabric bows!!  Bows are so beautiful.  This tutorial is part of a series of 10 posts … all about bows!  I am going to craft or refashion 10 projects using fabric bows in some way or another.  After the series is over, I will come back to each post and add all of the tutorials.  For this bow, you could make it into a hair bow or even just add some flair to a shirt or something.  My daughter has already requested a bunch of hair bows. Continue Reading →
25 Really Cute Bunny Crafts for Easter

25 Really Cute Bunny Crafts for Easter

I really love bunny crafts. They are so darned cute. Something about the little fluffy white tails marks the beginning of spring. I used to make lots of these little guys when the girls were young, and stuffed them inside of their Easter baskets.  So it makes me super duper happy to write this blog post … all about bunnies, bunnies, and more bunnies! Now that the girls are older, I still get to sneak in some crafts for them.  (Hey, see #6 – the bunny mug!)   Continue Reading →
Fabric Headband Refashion from a Thrifted T-Shirt

Fabric Headband Refashion from a Thrifted T-Shirt

I love refashioning and reusing t-shirts and other fabric scraps.  Upcycling all those t-shirts is so eco-conscious. I could write blog posts about all the t-shirt remakes that I do.  Alas, most are reused into cloth napkins, of which I have a variety of uses in my house.  However, the colorful t-shirts are often remade into something else, like upcycling skirts or completely remaking a shirt into a cut-out design.  Let’s turn this thrifted t-shirt into a fabric headband!! Continue Reading →
Bleach Spray Shirt Shamrock DIY Sewing Tutorial for St. Patrick’s Day

Bleach Spray Shirt Shamrock DIY Sewing Tutorial for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy (soon-to-be) St. Patrick’s Day, everyone!  My husband and I do not go out to the bars (almost at all), but we like to round up our friends and celebrate this lighthearted, happy holiday.  I’m always on the look-out for cute t-shirts, too.  Honestly, though, all those shirts at the Salvation Army are so tacky and gross.  I mean, happy is one thing.  Sloppy is quite another.  Today, I’m going to make a bleach spray shirt — out of a shamrock silhouette.  Look below for the DIY, step-by-step sewing tutorial.  And luck o’ the Irish to you! Continue Reading →
Matcha Shamrock Shake Knockoff Recipe

Matcha Shamrock Shake Knockoff Recipe

    A few weeks ago, I was sick as a dog.  Multiple people told me that “something was going around.”  Well, that something was awful.  I don’t get sick very often, so I was even more awful.  And for some reason, I get a huge sweet tooth whenever I am sick. Okay, who am I kidding. I always have one. I think Shamrock Shakes were on my brain because of St. Patrick’s Day, and also everyone in my house was talking about how McDonald’s changed their shakes into “gourmet” shakes, which just means that they get to charge you … Continue Reading →
A Love Cut Out T-Shirt Refashion for Valentine’s Day

A Love Cut Out T-Shirt Refashion for Valentine’s Day

Remember this heart cut-out t-shirt refashion that I made for Valentine’s Day? And the heart shaped back cut out t-shirt?  That shirt is one of my favorites.  I wear it out and about a lot.  Like I said last week, tons of people have told me how much they love it, too.  So, we’re going to make more of these lovely upcycled and refashioned t-shirts.  My goal is to have an entire dresser drawer full of these lovelies by the end of the year!   Continue Reading →
Refashion a T-Shirt with a Heart Cut Out for Valentine’s Day

Refashion a T-Shirt with a Heart Cut Out for Valentine’s Day

Do you remember this heart cut-out t-shirt refashion?  I love that shirt.  Everyone else loves that shirt, too.  I get soooo many compliments on it.  The best part about that t-shirt is that it is a 10 minute, quick sew tutorial.  Well, this year, I have another quick-sew, step-by-step DIY tutorial on how to refashion a plain gray t-shirt into a back heart cutout for Valentine’s Day! Continue Reading →