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Remade | Crochet Top Dress

I found a pattern for this lovely crocheted yoke over the summer and began work on it before Amelia’s birthday in August. It took an embarrassingly long time to finish it–I kept messing the pattern up and running out of yarn (I was using some leftovers from this bolero I made and had to keep […]

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Remade | Thrifted Dress to Girl’s Paper Bag Skirt

This post is sponsored by Goodwill SA. We’re celebrating this little lady’s 5th birthday today, and I always feel inspired to whip up something special for the kids around their big days. This week it was a new skirt made from a dress at Goodwill. I was drawn to the fabric (aren’t those open polka […]

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Tin and Basket Shelves

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Goodwill SA.Today I’m sharing a fun how-to for turning thrifted tins and baskets into one-of-a-kind shelves for any room. Like many of my projects, this one came up out of necessity. I decided I wanted some shelves to display little trinkets in the girls’ room, but gave myself the […]

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Keyboard Pencil Jar

This post is sponsored by Goodwill SA, who not only generously supported our Etsy craft party with all the keyboards we could ask for, but also supports the greater San Antonio community by changing lives through the power of work. Last week we held our Etsy craft party at Geekdom, a local collaborative workspace for […]

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DIY Magnetic Chalk Trays

**Disclosure: I received a gift card from Goodwill SA for the thrifted supplies in this project. I received no direct monetary compensation for writing this post. I’ve also included some affiliate links if you’d like to purchase supplies online.** I’m not the first person in the world to put chalkboard on trays, but after finding […]

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