Remember my Kangaroo Cover-up refashion from last year?
Well, the munchkin decided that hoodies were no longer cool & insisted a change was in order…
Here’s how to transform your own boring old hoodies into stylin’ sweatshirts:
I am super chuffed to introduce my very first not-only-a-chain-stitch crochet project:
A pair of patternless finger crocheted munchkin slippers!
I followed the advice left in the comments of my last crochet chain project:
With chunky yarn I find finger crochet to be much easier than using a hook…
although I’m thinking the next pair should be made a with wee bit tighter crochet!
Socks are a must with my first-try-slippers!
A selection of projects that’ll make munchkins grin
raid your stash and get making, DIY gifts for the win!
Head on over to Dream a Little Bigger and score my step by step for creating a fabulous travelling activity centre for your munchkin (or laptop stand for yourself!)
This groovy project would also make a fab last minute gift!
You can’t celebrate the holidays without a quirky Christmas sweater!
Here’s my quick n’ simple scrap busting method for creating adorable seasonal pullovers that will be enjoyed year after year!
Sift through your stash and get embellishing:
Need some groovy upcycled gift ideas for your handmade holiday?
Click the lists below & revisit my perfectly poetic last minute makes from last year and DIY thrifty (yet oh-so-amazing) prezzies for the whole clan!
…and don’t forget to give yourself the gift of my free Confessions of a Refashionista: Ikea Hack Attack book download!
It’s still summer somewhere…
…so why not create a few pairs of easy peasy shorts for the munchkin (or yourself) out of those squares of light weight fabric hiding in your stash?
Whew! Our Egyptian (mis)adventure is thankfully over, we are safely home in Berlin & I can share the groovy gear I created for what should have been a relaxing holiday but a series of incredibly unfortunate (& downright unlucky) events transformed into a miserable trip…sigh
First up, my stylin’ keep cool dude & kiddo tunics:
fab full coverage for 50°C sunshine
& perfect for a breezy evening of stone throwing
Make a few of your own with my quick how-to:
Need a quick-as-wink solution for a grumpy gal who simply won’t get dressed?
Whip up a fancy new dress in minutes & finally get her clothed & out of the door!
onto the lickety split how-to…
I love the convenience & excitement of big city living but space is always an issue…
The kiddo & her wardrobe had completely outgrown the dresser that once oh-so-neatly stored her little clothes & accessories and my search for something larger (yet small enough to fit into the scant space available in her room) revealed nil, so…
I once again hit the As-Is section of Ikea & let my imagination take over:
a groovy new munchkin closet that fits perfectly in the last remaining space in her room!
after painting the Gorm shelving unit blue I simply rearranged the shelves & removed the center wood slat from the top shelf to allow the valet space to peek through
added a couple of old coffee table legs to the inside of the unit for more hanging space
and popped some storage bins onto the shelves!