How to Antique Fabric Using Coffee Dye

By |April 23rd, 2012|

Sometimes I have ideas that call for vintage or antique materials.  However (as much as I wish otherwise) I don’t have the money to actually go out and purchase them all (is there anything else in life where old = expensive?)

I bought 5 yards of crisp, new, bright white lace for a child size tablecloth recently, but I really wanted to achieve the antiquey, vintage feel without the antiquey, vintage price.  Using some common household supplies, I was able to get the aged look I was going for.


Ruffle Boutique Leggings

By |February 13th, 2012|

So as I talked about in yesterday’s tutorial about making your own Ruffle Bib Boutique Shirt, I love getting the $80 look for less than $8.  Today we’re working on the matching leggings for yesterday’s shirt, and I’m so excited to […]

Ruffle Bib Boutique Shirt

By |February 12th, 2012|

So what do you do when you see an absolutely adorable boutique outfit for your daughter, but it’s outrageously too expensive for you?

You make your own, of course!

I swear, the pride of dressing my daughter in something handmade never gets […]

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