Blue Fall Decor with a Pumpkin Throw Pillow

Blue Fall Decor with a Pumpkin Throw Pillow

Back when I was writing my book, “Crafting with Flannel”, I thrifted several shirts that were pretty enough to photograph as-is for the book. One of them sported an assemblage of colors that made me think of Fall in a funky and alternative way. So, I set it aside for a year, mulling over several ideas, including a pumpkin throw pillow.Read more ›

My Craft Book, “Crafting with Flannel”, is Now Available!

My Craft Book, “Crafting with Flannel”, is Now Available!

The wait was long, but I’m THRILLED to announce that my craft book, “Crafting with Flannel”, has been officially released and is available for purchase!Read more ›

Upcycling a Vintage Canteen with a Flannel Shirt

Upcycling a Vintage Canteen with a Flannel Shirt

Even though my book is completely and utterly finished, I’m STILL thinking up ways to craft with flannel. And this project started when I spotted a vintage canteen that a vintage-selling friend had posted on her Instagram page.Read more ›

My Crafting Book is Available for Pre-Order!

My Crafting Book is Available for Pre-Order!

I don’t normally send you an email if I don’t have a new project post (or Junkin’ Journey) to share. But I am so excited to share this news with you. My first book, “Crafting with Flannel”, is now available for pre-order!Read more ›

35+ Ideas for Upcycling Clothes

35+ Ideas for Upcycling Clothes

One of the most common and well-stocked sections in thrift stores is the clothing department. As a society, we go through clothing at an untenable pace, mostly because it’s cheap and poorly made. And while we used to be able to dump it all at thrift stores, that convenience is rapidly changing due to current world events. With so many thrifts no longer accepting textile donations, I thought you might be looking for ideas for upcycling clothes.Read more ›

Fabric Covered Books for Cozy Home Decor

Fabric Covered Books for Cozy Home Decor

I think it’s high time I create another flannel project, don’t you? The weather is finally feeling like Fall and I am craving all the cozy plaid. And today’s project also has a special twist: All of my project materials came from thrift stores that benefit an animal-based charity! And to get in a cozy frame of mind, I decided to create some fabric covered books with flannel shirts.

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Fireplace Hearth Decor from a Wicker Log Basket

Fireplace Hearth Decor from a Wicker Log Basket

In my constant quest for cozy home decor during the winter months, I decided that some fireplace hearth decor was in order. Specifically, a fireplace basket that would hold a few logs AND worth as cozy hearth decor. Read more ›

DIY Draft Stopper from Flannel Shirts

DIY Draft Stopper from Flannel Shirts

You know I couldn’t get through the year without at least one flannel project, right? I’ve got oodles of repurposed clothing scraps leftover from previous flannel shirt projects. And with the temperatures dropping and that instinctual desire to make everything look cozy, I decided to create a DIY draft stopper for our front door.Read more ›

Craft Projects with Upcycled Flannel Shirts

Craft Projects with Upcycled Flannel Shirts

I love how versatile flannel fabric is, despite that it has such an autumn and winter feel to it. But from home decor, to accessories, to cozy projects for our pets, I just love crafting with upcycled flannel shirts.

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Plaid Christmas Wreath from Recycled Flannel Shirts

Plaid Christmas Wreath from Recycled Flannel Shirts

I wanted to make a a plaid Christmas wreath by upcycling some of the flannel shirts (and scraps) I had. Even though I live in the suburbs, I always imagine that our home is actually a Christmas cottage in the north woods. So, I headed to the thrift store for some Christmas flannel fabric that would work for my craft idea.
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