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Lace Undershorts

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If you have that long shirt or short dress in your closet that you just can’t figure out how to wear, if you have the problem of “chub-rub” or if you are just looking for something fun and flirty to wear this summer, you will love these lace undershorts!

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Street Corner Salvage

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Here is my confession: I never just drive by that free stuff on the side of the road without wanting to stop and pick it up! It’s a good thing that I don’t drive a truck or my yard would look like a salvage yard. I don’t see junk, I see projects.

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Freshen Up Old Scarves with New Lace

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Here’s a fresh look for your old scarves. I love that it is ok to be feminine again! Also, everything old is new. So, it’s time to dig those lonely, silk scarves out of the back of the closet and create something fun that your friends and daughters will love.

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Duct Tape Designed Door

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Once again, it’s Duct Tape to the rescue! The previous owner or my daughter, Madison’s car had at least one small dog that reaped havoc on the vinyl interior. My brother, being the car guy, suggested new panels from Craig’s list. I, being female McGuiver, instantly thought of duct tape!

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For the Love of Scarves!

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Loom knitting does not have to be generic or lame. There are plenty of books out there now with great step by step instructions that can help you create fabulous original designs just like a freehand pro!
Here are three basic stitches to help get you started!

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Beaded Wire Ornaments

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Beading is big this year! This is a project that any amateur beader can enjoy. It’s fun and easy. You may just surprise yourself with what you find you can create.

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Flaky Family Fun ~ Paper Snowflakes

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Whether your family is short on funds this year or you are just wanting to enjoy the pleasures of simpler times, hand-cut paper snowflakes are an easy and entertaining way to decorate for winter. Don’t let the kids have all the fun!

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Three Plaid Scarves from One Shirt :)

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I saw a lady with a cute plaid scarf the other day and instantly thought of a man’s flannel shirt. Then I started wondering how many scarves one shirt could produce… My answer, 3.

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Flower Hair Clips

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These Flower Hair Clips are almost embarrassingly simple to make! Plus, you can make about 6 for no more than 5 dollars.. What a great winter project 🙂

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Basic Sewing: The Portfolio

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I don’t know how many of you need to carry around large pieces of art or huge writing pads, but for those who do, this is a great project!

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