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DIY Shell Monogram

DIY Shell Monogram

Shell Monogram My friend Jenny G. is an amazing graphic designer.  She made my masthead and kindly wouldn’t take any payment.   I happen to follow her on Pinterest and noticed she had an affinity for monograms and a love of the beach.  So I decided to make her a very cool monogram made of shells.  This year, my resolution is to use only things I have in the house or material that is upcycled.  This took a bit of figuring out how to […]

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DIY Baby Leggings

DIY Baby Leggings

These baby leggings are ridiculously easy, fast, and so stinkin’ cute!  Basically, you cut out the heel & toes and sew.  I love baby leggings because it’s one less thing to do when changing a diaper, baby loves them (I swear!), and it was inexpensive. This project costs me $4 for 3 pairs of baby leggings and 2 hours to do all three.Find the tutorial on My Little Gems website!

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Two Checks off the NY Resolution List

Two Checks off the NY Resolution List

That thing has been sitting in my closet for over a year waiting to be completed.  It only took something like a public forum to get me off my butt during naptimes to finish the darn thing.  I didn’t do a step by step posting for the duvet because I wasn’t really sure what I was doing, given that it was my first time doing a project of this size. I’ll do a step by step for another duvet at […]

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Monogram Madness

Monogram Madness

Reese Witherspoon once said, “My sheets are monogrammed, so is my silverware and pretty much everything I own.  My rule is, if it’s not moving monogram it!” Without further ado, here are SEVEN fabulous & my favorite monograms that I found on Pinterest. Photo Credit:  DIY Ideas The Button Monogram from Ginger Tea   Photo Credit:  Green is Universal The Cork Monogram from Green is Universal  Photo Credit:  Evie S The Yarn Wrapped Monogram from Evie S Photo Credit:  I’ll Get You My Pretties The […]

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