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Making a Vest into a Corset

Let's travel back to Halloween, and not because it was more than 20 degrees warmer, but because it was an absolute blast! With a little help, I decided to plan a 30th birthday party for my friend and teammate Lysis. Her birthday couldn't be during a better time of year. I mean, who doesn't love… Continue reading Making a Vest into a Corset

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Topsy Turvy Pumpkin Planter

I've been wanting to make topsy turvy pumpkins since I first saw them on Pinterest. Unfortunately it was probably back in spring so I had to wait. The closer October came, the more I was itching to make it. In September I started collecting what items I needed: a giant flower pot or whiskey barrel,… Continue reading Topsy Turvy Pumpkin Planter

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Flower Chandelier

Remember that two tiered chandelier I had? You know, the one I took apart and turned into a cake stand for my wedding. Well, I found the other half of it in the attic just before the summer started. Thanks to a little Pinspiration, I decided to make a flower chandelier.  Materials Needed: Old Chandelier… Continue reading Flower Chandelier

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Chandelier Cake Stand

Now that the wedding frenzy is done, I may finally get some time to share my cost-saving projects. I'll start with one of my favorites: my clearance chandelier turned cake stand. I bought this chandelier years ago for $10 thinking for that cheap, someday I would surely use it in my home. Instead, the chandelier… Continue reading Chandelier Cake Stand