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Recent adventures in thriftiness

I just wanted to share a few of my favorite, recent finds…Vintage Lounge Chairs…Free Sewing Patterns…Free Bushel Basket…Estate Sale Sewing Goodies…Vintage spice cabinet… Continue reading

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DIY shelving units

When I could no longer function in my sewing room because it was such a mess, I decided to build my own basic shelving units. Continue reading

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Prancing on Powder Blue Mums

I’m just about finished painting the subfloor in my sewing room. It’s unusual and exactly the type of look I was hoping for. The flowers are much brighter than they appear in the pictures.

I can feel my spirits lifting when I walk into this room. The process was long and arduous, but worth it.

So, here’s what the project entailed…

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Tutorial: Make a Mark on your Window Treatments

For the next portion of the project, you will need to create a stencil. You could design your own stencil on the computer, draw your own design, or trace something.

I drew a stem with some leaves onto a piece of sturdy paper. I would have just created it in Photoshop, but our printer hasn’t been working. This forced me to draw—something I haven’t done in quite some time. That’s why I kept it as simple as possible. Continue reading

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Storage Solution from Reclaimed Materials

Several weeks ago, I purchased the metal boxes below from a thrift store. When I saw them, I immediately envisioned them as a storage solution for my sewing room. Continue reading

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