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t-shirt shag rug tutorial

  Here it is, finally! My shag rug is complete. I love how it feels under my feet, and if it starts to look a little flat, I pick it up, shake it, and it fluffs right back up!  It took some time but I finished it and I’m glad I decided to make one. You can too, especially if… Read more →

Spring has Sprung in Chicago!

  I’m obsessed with making these mini banners lately. My favorite- a litte banner that says “spring” in cute, bubble letters. I want to put it up in my kitchen, which could use a little bit of brightening, but this banner will be sent to my friend Lauren K. at the Catalpa Gift Shop at the Banfill-Locke Center for the… Read more →

Simple T-Shirt Mini-Banner

After seeing this idea on a wedding planning website, I was inspired to create my own, but with my own twist- using scraps from t-shirts that had become scarves in my clothing line. Thanks paper n stitch.com! After all, I have decided that my line should become more eco-friendly and waste less, so what better way to put smaller scraps… Read more →

Crazy. Busy.

Life can throw you around sometimes. Lately, I’ve been feeling the tension between multiple jobs/internships/dance obligations and have not been cooking or creating as much as I wish I were. There always seems to be a balance that I am reaching for, but as I reach, I throw it off to either too much laze-around time to too much to… Read more →

UPDATE finally! Settling into Chicago.

Joy of joys, the internet. I have come to realize how spoiled I have been living in Minneapolis next to my lovely neighbors. No longer. I am out in the internet wilderness and must find a way through it by finding a service provider that does not rob me blind… I’ve finally given myself the time to update my Etsy… Read more →