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{tutorial} Cashmere Wrist Warmers

Hey Snugbugs! I’m coming at you with another fun new project! Unlike the last few finished projects, like the Jane Tunic and the Cozy Wool Socks, these cashmere wrist warmers weren’t made just for my pleasure, I made them for our shop. Although, to be completely...

{trash to treasure} Shabby Chic Lamp + Vintage Trimmed Shade

Hello lovlies! This week's project is not only fun & lovely, it's a joint venture between my mother and me! We took a fairly boring, run of the mill thrift shop lamp and fixed it (and it's sad, sad, shade) up into something lovely! Here's where we started: And here's...

{how-to} Signmaking… from laptop to stencil to paintbrush.

We recently came across a haul of old door panels - absolutely perfect for making signs. We've got most of them sitting on our porch at home, waiting to get cleaned up a bit (so watch for them in the shop!) In the meantime, we needed a sign for our new space at...

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Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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A better way to cut a full circle skirt

I spent a little too much time today trying to find something, ANYTHING, online that would support my extreme reluctance to cut a lining for my full circle skirt. It was cutting morning. Following my four muslins for Butterick 5333, I pulled out my nice piece of brown...

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