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 (and at the printer as we speak), 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 ›

How to Make a Half Apron from a Vintage Pillowcase

How to Make a Half Apron from a Vintage Pillowcase

Vintage aprons are so pretty and I know a lot of folks that collect them. However, I rarely cook while wearing something that is worthy of protecting. But I had an idea for a more utilitarian apron, like a half apron that servers at restaurants wear. And it would use a couple of typical things I’d find at a thrift store: a vintage pillowcase and a ribbon belt.

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How to Make Decanter Labels from a Leather Belt

How to Make Decanter Labels from a Leather Belt

Leather belts are one of the most common things you can find at a thrift store. Which makes them a GREAT craft material for upcycling ideas. And today, I’m making some decanter labels for home bar decor. They’re so easy to make and a great introduction to leather stamping, if you’ve never tried it before.

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