So a few weeks ago I got a taste for a chai tea latte. Yes I know it’s hot but you can drink this cold, too, if you wanted. I try to go to the site where I wrote the blog and low and behold the site is no longer. Imagine my disappointment. Since that site doesn’t exist any longer I’ve decided to bring it and a few of my other blogs from them over here. Please note that this recipe is a concentrate and is NOT made to be drunken on it’s own. It’s made so that when milk is added the flavor of the chai tea isn’t lost. I originally wrote this circa December 2013.Continue reading “Chai Tea Latte Concentrate”
Baby Headband: Fabric Flower with Beading
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How to Cut a T-Shirt: Slashes with a Hood
A couple weeks ago OnlineFabricStore.net held a mini contest on Instagram for a “wicked good fabric” t-shirt. Lucky for me I was chosen as one of the winners! About a week later I received my package and in it was the t-shirt AND a reuable shopping bag, some beautiful quatrefoil fabric and a package of flowering seeds. Of course, me being me, I couldn’t just let the shirt be. I found some cute fabric (on sale even) and decided to make my first cut t-shirt. This will be part 1 in a series with how I decorate my flower pot and what I do with my fabric being parts 2 and 3.
What you’ll need:
Chalk (I used regular chalk. It won’t hurt the shirt and you won’t see any lines once your done.)
NOTE: 1/4 inch seam allowances are used throughout most of this tutorial.
Wedding Centerpiece: Reusable Mason Jar Cover – Behind the Scenes
A super awesome person had a birthday
a month ago and for it I told her to pick a color. She chose purple, and this is what I came up with. I thought it would make an awesome centerpiece for for a wedding and it’s especially handy since the flowers and the wrap can be removed.
Easy Cardigan with Lace Trim: Behind the Scenes
I LOVE cardigans. All you have to do to wear them year round is change the shirt with which you wear it.
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Egg Roll Crackers with Garlic Oil
I made egg rolls for the first time a few weeks ago and they turned out AMAZING. However, I will have to find a new sauce with which to eat them because sweet and sour sauce just has too much salt (I’ve been cutting out processed food and I can taste the salt in SO MANY things now). Since I had a package of egg roll wraps left over I decided to do something else with them and came up with this. They make the perfect appetizer.Continue reading “Egg Roll Crackers with Garlic Oil”
DIY: High Low Skirt with Zipper Embellishment
I’ve got a new video on YouTube! This is my favorite skirt yet! Something new I’m trying is that on the Mondays I post a video, there will be a blog post talking more about the video. Inspiration, creative process, what was going on in my head, etc. Maybe I can even post some bloopers. Gotta laugh at yourself right? The regular DIY/tutorial posts will be back next week and the weeks where I don’t make a video.
What’s up next week? Come back and see.
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Fun with Cupcakes
A little while ago I decided to play around with cupcakes and this is what happened. Warning: this may or may not be pretty. lolContinue reading “Fun with Cupcakes”
DIY: BCBG Max Azria Inspired Maxi Dress
While searching for maxi dress to make for the summer I came across this BCBG Max Azria maxi dress. I like dresses that cinch at the waist so I decided to give it a try.
What you’ll need:
2 yards main fabric (suggestion: silk, cotton voile, rayon, polyester blend, etc. avoid cotton because it won’t have the proper flow)
2 yards accent fabric (suggestion: same as above, but a different texture for added dimension)
2 inch elastic
DIY: Aztec Print Dress
Believe it or not, I had this dress in mind when I started. I wasn’t able to find the fabric appropriate for this dress, so as usual I kinda winded it. This is what I came up with. Beautiful Aztec print don’t you think?Continue reading “DIY: Aztec Print Dress”