Rustic Table Runner

Rustic Table Runner

Back in early Spring when I created my Dyed Doily Table Runner, I was already envisioning an autumn version- with doilies dyed to look like chrysanthemums. AND, I even bought some vintage doilies that had orange and gold hues for a rustic table runner to use in the Fall. I was *convinced* that that was the plan. But as time marched on, I started envisioning a cozier version, one that used flannel shirts and lace ribbon.Read more ›

Cloth Produce Bags for Fruit and Vegetables from Kids T-Shirts

Cloth Produce Bags for Fruit and Vegetables from Kids T-Shirts

Like so many other eco/cost-conscious shoppers, I love to bring my own tote bag(s) to carry my groceries home. Any time I can avoid plastic or reduce plastic, I take it! So, I decided to make some cloth produce bags for fruit and vegetables by upcycling some kids t-shirts. They are plentiful at thrift stores and on a smaller scale that is perfect for fresh produce!Read more ›

Wine Gift Bag from a Button Down Shirt

Wine Gift Bag from a Button Down Shirt

Dressing up a bottle of wine might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re looking for gift ideas. But a wine gift bag is SURPRISINGLY easy to make if you head to the thrift store first.Read more ›