Tag Archives: DIY

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Making Old Things New: My Little Sewing Table

My little sewing nook in the corner of our dining room looks much cuter now that the table is grey instead of blah brown.  Sometimes a little paint is all you need to improve an old piece of furniture. Have you given any furniture new life with a quick paint job?

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Making Old Things New: Dining Room Hutch

I found this little hutch at a resale store a few months ago and thought with a little paint and a little fabric, it’d be pretty cute. It took some time and a lot of help from my mom (Thanks Mom!), and now this little hutch is as good as new. Now, what to put […]


Making Old Things New: Sheets to Curtains

Little O’s room has been a work in progress, and the latest addition was upcycled curtains.  I had a thrifted white sheet from our fair trade chocolate party and orange polka dot fabric from our gender reveal party.  And after being inspired by the curtains in this nursery, I convinced my mom to sew together […]

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Making Old Things New: Yarn Pom Pom Flowers

I’ve already told you about Back to School Churros Night and some of the gifts we received, but I didn’t tell you about any of the gifts I gave.  My gifts to my mom, sister, and aunt included these: Pom pom flowers.  I used yarn from my collection, a glue gun, some sticks, and these […]


Favorite DIY

Today I’m linking up with Gussy Sews for Inspiration Wokshop, and the theme is “Favorite DIY.”  So I’ve decided to share one of my favorite Making Old Things New projects: the tie wallets. My mom helped me make my husband and my dad wallets out of thrifted ties a little over a year ago.  You can […]


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