Author Archives: Amy Mayen

Tips & Ideas For DIY Halloween Costumes

If you want to make a store bought costume more original, or just need to save some money this year; this post is for you. I’ve made some elaborate costumes over the years, but I think the easy DIYs and … Continue reading

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100th Snickerdoodle Sunday Celebration & Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

I’m so excited to help celebrate the 100th Snickerdoodle Sunday link up! One of my projects was the first feature, so I’ve been invited to share this great giveaway with you. Special thanks to Millie and Kristina of 2 Crochet … Continue reading

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Women’s Scarf Neck Cardigan by Swoon

Does this scarf neck cardigan look familiar? It’s a free pdf pattern from Swoon. I made the kids version for my daughter last year, and I’ve been itching to sew another. I actually cut two, one for me and one … Continue reading

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DIY Crochet Lace Trimmed Shorts

Are you feeling the boho 70’s inspired fashion trends this season? If so, you’ll love wearing DIY crochet lace trimmed shorts. Let me show you how easy it is! I’m using a sewing machine, but you can easily hand stitch … Continue reading

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How To Stack A Boutique Bow

There are tons of variations of how to stack a boutique bow, but this is my favorite lately! It’s just spikes and loopers with some filler (feathers or tulle) topped with a bottle cap. I took the photos (below) when I … Continue reading

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