Flash cards! Strung Sequins

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Flash Cards! Strung Sequins I have so many projects in the works, lucky readers, and none of them are blog ready. So I’m gonna stall with this cutie little quickie post and then make myself an exceptionally cheesy polenta pizza. priorities guys. good things are coming later this week! xo☘, lindsey Flash Cards! Strung Sequins Materials: sequins thread thin needle (has to fit through center of sequin) tape assorted rubber stamps/cardstock Instructions: Step 1 cut a 10-12″ length of thread, thread the needle, then tie the ends in a knot Step 2- string enough sequins to fill 3-5 inches of […]

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Gnarwall Crochet Chalk Bag

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Gnarwall Crochet Chalk Bag I’m learning to lead climb, lucky readers, and as stoked as I am about that, I’m also a little bit terrified. So I made myself a little good luck charm, in the form of a narwhal-shaped chalk bag. I call him Gnarwall. He’s pretty much the best. So whether you are a seasoned climber, a beginner, or just a friend of one of these people, I think you owe it to yourself or your climber buds to make a gnarwall crochet chalk bag on the ASAP. This is a long post, so I’m going to let […]

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Stacked Sequin Earrings

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Stacked Sequin Earrings if you’ve tried any of my flash cards, lucky readers, then you’ll know what I mean when I say this is the jewelry equivalent. Sequins are oodles cheaper than beads, and when they’re stacked like this, require only minimal wire work, so these earrings come together super fast. I’m a tone-on-tone kind of girl, so I think this project lends itself well to little sequin sets like this that one I used, available at this link from Impress. Impress (which is a tiny, locally owned, Seattle craft store that I love ..and am NOT sponsored by, for […]

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Twirly Pipe Cleaner Photo Prop

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Twirly Pipe Cleaner Photo Prop I love photo backdrops, lucky readers, as in the beautiful, DIY, anthropologie-status photo backdrops that bespeckle the best of the Buzz feed lists and Pinterest boards that I never have an occasion to create for. until now. it is probably fairly obvious to you by now that I am not a photographer, which was a big motivator for starting this blog, actually…to refine said finer skill. And that is where today’s post came from- I’m interested in the idea of crafting photo props that can then make pictures of my other projects, cards, etc. more […]

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No Sew Fleece Socks

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No Sew Fleece Socks It is going to be 65˚ and sunny β˜€οΈ here today, Lucky Readers, which is why I’m wearing my lucky green in the form of a sundress. but I know a lot of you are still doubting that the equinox is really only a few days away, so consider today’s post a little hibernation-helper. Not to keep beating this drum…but you know that I always try to do my DIY on the cheap. And while this usually works out pretty well for me, the one thing that I really miss is a sewing machine. But it […]

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Cinch-able Boot Toppers – Free Crochet Pattern

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Cinch-able Boot Toppers let us discuss the finer points of boot toppers, lucky readers, Point A – they should be versatile- In other words, the ones that work for your wellies but are way too loose for your ankle boots (or way too tight if you wear your thicker jeans), make me angry. Point B – they should be independent and not a sock with a little crocheted frill on top because 1) I am a pro sock-loser and 2) crochet that goes through the washing machine just ain’t the same anymore and 3) see point A on versatility Point […]

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Flash Cards! Cork Stationary

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Cork Stationary And we’re back (finally), lucky readers, And can I just say that it is totally uncool how a week of illness wrecking balls your life and leaves you feeling too terrible to drink coffee or wine to make it better? Speaking of the wine that is now back in my life- I have a quick idea for you today that I had lots of fun with – stamping with corks! so original I know…but put your exacto knife down…you don’t need to carve out crazy shapes on this one, you have the rest of Pinterest for that. I […]

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Flash Cards! Tissue Tidings

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Flash Cards! Tissue Tidings I’m exhausted, Lucky Readers, and my week isn’t over until Saturday, so powering through to the weekend is going to take some extra self therapy…to include a dirty chai, an oversized sweater, and paper-folding, a very therapeutic activity. …I’m sorry, just gonna stop myself right here. that was a terrible segue, which is what happens if you start a blog post at midnight…or if just in general, you are bad at segues. moving on. I was actually serious about the paper folding. If you’ve ever opened a new shoe box, bought clothing from a store in […]

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Infinity Studio Scarf

Infinity Studio Scarf

Infinity Studio Scarf Even if I were rich, Lucky Readers, I still wouldn’t buy the things that I knew I could make for myself. When I saw this infinity scarf on a trendy but oh-so-spendy yoga website, I knew I had to have it one way or another…which meant I was going to have to create a way to make it… And even while splurging a little on the yarn, I was able to make this puffy infinity studio scarf perfection for a 5th of the cost of its original inspiration! And now you, too, lucky reader, can be as […]

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Celestial Stemless Wine Glass Charms

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Celestial Stemless Wine Glass Charms I don’t wear neon purple lipstick, lucky readers, and that is a decision I regret only when I’m at a party and can’t remember which wineglass is mine. Stemless is in, guys. And that means that all of those standard cutie wine charms won’t do you much good in picking your own Malbec out of the line up. Let’s just say that whenever my irrational germaphobia is stirred, so is my inner Monica Geller, and that, lucky reader, is what you have to thank for these stemless wine glass charms. If you’ve ever made window […]

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Flash Cards! Silver Foil Valentines

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Flash Cards! Silver Foil Valentines Take back Valentine’s Day, lucky Reader, and trade the $$ Hallmark propaganda, the pink, the sugar high, and the contrived coupleness for your own sweet Valentines. Be honest- when, since elementary school, have you sent Valentines to your friends? Remember how great it used to feel to get those? I’m here to help you recreate those warm fuzzies, and with the weekend now ahead of you, there’s no excuse! These will come together so quickly (obvi that’s why they’re called flash cards) and will make such a great surprise in the mail box – especially […]

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Peek Pockets- Crocheted Pocket Liner Pattern

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Peek Pockets! Crocheted Pocket Liner Pattern We have 6 more weeks of Winter, lucky reader, and if there’s one thing these past chilly months have taught me, it’s that fashion coats are not designed to keep hands warm. Despite how they look- peacoats have these silky, finger-numbing pockets…whose idea was that? and fleece coats have, well, fleece, which happily lets the wind pass right through. and outer shells have that nylon stuff that I just don’t even want to talk about right now. Sound like I need some mittens? I have a million mittens, I’m just always in a hurry, […]

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