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Radvent day 13: Making (and a quick and dirty tutorial!)

I keep scraps of fabric in a bag for Alice to cut, stitch or tape together, draw on with markers, whatever. My trash is her treasure when it comes to art supplies, and even I can find value in some scraps when I’m making a project that only needs a small amount of fabric. Enter…

Felt Garlands: A quick and dirty Radvent tutorial!

Last year I started posting these quick and easy Radvent tutorials every week or so in the month of December. I like the low-pressure fun of sharing an easy project and not having to puff it up or reinvent the wheel, so I wanted to bring those back and do it again. Today I used…

Sunshine and accessories are all a girl needs. Alice’s headband.

It was another gorgeous 55-degree day in Omaha yesterday. Alice and I celebrated the weather by sharing a milkshake on the loading dock outside my office, and I took these photos of her wearing the Valentine’s Day headband I stepped out for an easy tutorial. (Click here to see the DIY!) xo meg Alice: Harajuku…

valentine’s day headband tutorial

This Valentine’s Day headband was inspired by a bowl of fabric scraps I have on my desk–pieces too pretty to throw away, but too small to do a lot with. (That’s a great way to get project ideas–”What can I do with this?”) This is also an easy project to put your own spin on,…

brown paper packages: a quick and dirty gift wrapping tutorial

An interview on Marketplace yesterday talked about how going over the top with your gift wrapping raises expectations about the gift inside. A Yale University study about how the wrapping of gifts influences the reactions of recipients showed that less is more when it comes to gift wrapping, and that the receivers of presents presented…