I bought this shirt brand spankin’ new at DressBarn. *Gasp
I really liked it… but after a while the sleeves began to annoy me. They were at a really awkward length. They were too loose-fitting to pull them up past my elbows, and if I undid the buttons they hit the middle of my forearm… I don’t know. They just bugged me. So I decided to simply shorten them.
“Not ANOTHER pillow, Laura! For the love of all that’s holy!”
If it’s any consolation, these are a bit more “advanced,” technically speaking.
These pillows that came with our sofas are just blah. We’ve been updating our color scheme to include, drum roll please, blue. Never thought I’d live to see the day I’d decorate with blue as it’s my least favorite color (reminds me of winter…). But guess what? Blue can also be very SUMMER inspired.
I just got back from vacation. 8 days goes by so fast in paradise… Usually, I wear several refashions when we go to Florida and will post about them when we get back. This trip was a little more laid back for us and, honestly, I was lazy. What are vacations for, right? 🙂 This is the only refashion I have from our glorious week on Siesta Key.
A few months ago, the refashionista posted a tutorial on “fidget quilts” for Alzheimer’s patients. I was so inspired by that post that I decided to make one for my Nanny who happens to be in the advanced stages of this disease.
This is what the final product looked like. I made it solely from scraps. Here’s how I did it: Continue reading →
My youngest niece Rylee is turning 7. This depresses me greatly. To add insult to injury, she’s of the age now where she wants to be with her friends at her birthday party and NOT her favorite Auntie *cue the lip quiver. That just doesn’t seem right…
In spite of this, I decided to make her a birthday present anyway.
I made her a lipstick pouch and used a fun cording technique. And I’m going to show you how easy it was 🙂 Continue reading →