finished objects

{finished object} Crewneck to Cardigan!

Hey kittens! I posted a picture last week on Instagram of a recent sweater upcycle I did… now I’m back with a few how to pictures. The background… once upon a time I lived in the cold, frozen land of Minneapolis. Across from my office was a wonderful... read more

[Finished Object] Red Velvet Sideboard

A few weeks ago I shared a sneak peek of my latest project… a bit of sneaky stenciling to brighten up a sideboard that I’ve got a little crush on! I finally finished the sideboard… painting, waxing and all (well…. Jeff finished off the... read more

Three Minute Furniture Restoration

We’re all about the quick and easy here at with Three Snugbugs… so with that in mind, check out our super-secret (shhhh….) tutorial on how to spiff up your garage sale... read more

Finished Object… A lovely blue dresser (with a few tips’n’tricks)

With the shop opening and all the little tasks that go along starting up a new business… we’ve been busy! What with figuring out how to best handle inventory, run the cash register and find cool stuff to go into the shop… it’s been forever... read more

Three Tips for DIY Picture Framing

I’m a big fan of cheap, cool, vintage prints for my walls. But… with the vintage prints comes a whole host of issues. Framing issues. Of course, the first (and likely most successful) option is to lug my vintage find into the framing shop to get done up... read more

Finished Project(s) [Stitchin’ Edition] Picnic T-Shirts | New Look 6899

Happy Saturday kitkats! I’ve got BIG NEWS! Well. Wait – I suppose since you’re here, you read the headline and sort of know already… I broke my two year hiatus of sewing for myself and have an honest-to-god, finished garment post for you... read more

about patty

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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