Archive for March, 2015


Spring is Coming

25 March 2015

In case you’re wondering: yes, that is a weak Game of Thrones reference. The opportunity presented itself, who am I to pass it up? :p

Anyway, my quick project was a simple revamp of this DIY wreath I made last December:

After a bit of watered down acrylic and sprigs from a tree downstairs, the wreath is now updated for the coming season:

Here’s a closeup of the watercolor effect

Sometimes I think it looks a bit trashy but overall it’s quite pretty. Plus, ths spring buds give it a dainty touch.


12 to Sew: March

24 March 2015

Another month, another chance for me to scramble for a new sewing craft because I committed to this very minimal “challenge.” Honestly, it really is a challenge for me because I don’t really sew on a regular basis, and with two toddlers and a dog (and a husband) to take care of, free time is a somewhat imaginary thing nowadays. Also, I’m more of a refashionista than a seamstress who makes clothes from scratch (though I try sometimes, albeit sloppily) so you can kinda say the things I do are really just repairs or alterations. 

Then again, it’s not to say that what I do is a lesser craft. It does take some skill and imagination to take a finished object and make it into an entirely new thing.
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