The laziest upcycling in history

Since we moved here four years ago, I've been on the hunt for a somewhat eclectic and/or dramatic lamp to sit by the wing chair in our living room. Something cozy but still bright enough to work as a reading lamp. Then I found a pink lamp shade in a storage at grandma's last week …

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I guess I just have to make it myself

I got fed up with myself and my complaints about how nothing ever fits and how it's not even any point in thrifting. It's the truth but there must be other ways, the stubborn part of me suddenly took over and black cotton fabric and some sewing patterns. I'm going to make my own maxi …

DIY or die

Do you want to learn how to DIY? Do you want to be crafty? Do you feel like you're going to fuck it all up? Me too. This is some sort of pep talk to myself and others who might need it. I consider myself fairly artistic but never really mastered crafts the same way …

A new DIY project

I've been looking for a mid-season coat for at least a couple of years now but haven't found the one. Just to have anything that fits okay is a challenge and many coats have come and gone. All I want is a decent enough base to work some DIY wonders with, preferably thrifted and cheap so I …

DIY When Bored

This project hardly requires a tutorial but I thought it could be fun to post it anyway since it's so easy to do. I got this white IKEA UNG DRILL picture frame on our last visit to IKEA back in April or something. Since then I haven't been able to make up my mind about …

Just an OOTD

I'm sticking to my 33 pieces of clothing so far and felt like an OOTD might be in order to show it off. I feel like it was a good thing  leaving the accessories out of the project, I've been wearing 8 of them today, not counting the overknee socks or the bag. I wish …