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Upcycled Sweater Crafts

Upcycled Sweater Holiday Crafts

Before you throw out that sweater you no longer wear or no longer fits, consider upcycling it into these holiday crafts including a sweater pillow, Christmas tree or wine bottle holder. These make great decor for your home or ¬†handmade…

turn clip-on earrings to post earrings

How to Turn Clip-On Earrings Into Pierced Earrings

If you have vintage or other clip-on earrings, you can easily turn them into post style earrings for pierced ears. Here are step-by step instructions for this quick and easy project. When we were with my husband’s family over Thanksgiving,…

Upcycled Sweater Pillow

Upcycled Sweater Pillow

This cozy upcycled sweater pillow project is a great way to get a second life out of a favorite sweater.   As promised, I’m finally posting my third (but not final) upcycled sweater project. I’m pretty impressed that I got…

Sweater Wine Bottle Holder - upcycle an old sweater for stylish gift giving.

Sweater Wine Bottle Holder

Make this cute Sweater Wine Bottle Holder from an old sweater for a cute holiday hostess gift or decorating accent. I like to get wine. I like to give wine. I can’t wait to give wine this holiday season in…

Sweater Tree - easy tutorial

Make a Sweater Tree

Make a Sweater Christmas Tree out of an old sweater, a perfect piece to add texture to your holiday decor.   This sweater Christmas tree is a project I fully intended to do last year, but I just couldn’t make…

Upcycled T-shirt Scarf tutorial

Upcycled T-Shirt Scarf

Make an upcycled t-shirt scarf with your old college t-shirts, race t-shirts, concert t-shirts you no longer want to wear, but you don’t want to part with. I cleaned out my closet about a month ago and I found myself…

braided t-shirt bracelet

Team Colors Braided T-Shirt Bracelet

It’s unseasonably hot here right now with temps in the high 90’s to over 100 this week. The hottest week of the year, yet this weekend is the start of college football season. Even if it doesn’t feel like fall,…

T-shirt bracelet - Step by step instructions

T-Shirt Bracelet {Finger Weaving}

I’m so ready for spring, I can’t stand it. Last March my son and I were flying a kite in shorts at the park in March, this year we had 4″ of snow two days ago. I needed a little…

Button Flowers

Button Flowers

One of my favorite handmade gifts to make for people are these button flowers, generally made from vintage buttons. I ran across something similar in a boutique in Kansas City about 5 years ago when I was on a girls…

How to Frame T-Shirts - great DIY gift idea

How to Frame T-Shirts

I’m still working on some projects for my husband’s 40th birthday party. He has a lot of old t-shirts from college and concerts that have been sitting in a box in our basement for several years. I can see why…