Posts Tagged 'DIY'

Re-Discovering Threadbanger: One Of My Oldest, Newest YouTube Favorites

  I first “met” Threadbanger in 2008. I’d just moved to New York City, but I lived wayyy out in Forest Hills, Queens. Four days out of the week, I worked a really demanding, soul-killing job. When I came home,

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Re-Discovering Threadbanger: One Of My Oldest, Newest YouTube Favorites

  I first “met” Threadbanger in 2008. I’d just moved to New York City, but I lived wayyy out in Forest Hills, Queens. Four days out of the week, I worked a really demanding, soul-killing job. When I came home,

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Good News! I Finished My Round Of Antibiotics, Now I Can Drink Again!

Hello, I’m alive! (…-ish) So I finished my last dose of antibiotics last night! That’s a week of antibiotics! Phew!  You may recall that last week (when this picture was taken) I was pretty much dying of bronchitis and sinusitis. Well,

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Good News! I Finished My Round Of Antibiotics, Now I Can Drink Again!

Hello, I’m alive! (…-ish) So I finished my last dose of antibiotics last night! That’s a week of antibiotics! Phew!  You may recall that last week (when this picture was taken) I was pretty much dying of bronchitis and sinusitis. Well,

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T-Shirt to Wall Art DIY

Here’s a handy trick:  check your pulse.  If you have one, chances are you also have a favourite T-shirt! When I was in middle school, and my dad would go to conferences in other cities, he would bring back T-shirts

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T-Shirt to Wall Art DIY

Here’s a handy trick:  check your pulse.  If you have one, chances are you also have a favourite T-shirt! When I was in middle school, and my dad would go to conferences in other cities, he would bring back T-shirts

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Chocolate Chippuccino Ice Cream

As I lay awake in bed at night, I think of ice cream recipes to try.  I’m not kidding. This one came to me as I woke from a blissful and restful slumber one Sunday morning.  I thought, “How could

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Chocolate Chippuccino Ice Cream

As I lay awake in bed at night, I think of ice cream recipes to try.  I’m not kidding. This one came to me as I woke from a blissful and restful slumber one Sunday morning.  I thought, “How could

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To Cap It Off

When the weather gets colder, it’s time for hats!  Looking good in hats is a special talent of mine (don’t scoff – it takes a lot of work to pull off a good hat!) and on top of that (heh,

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To Cap It Off

When the weather gets colder, it’s time for hats!  Looking good in hats is a special talent of mine (don’t scoff – it takes a lot of work to pull off a good hat!) and on top of that (heh,

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Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

I call this sundae, “Gluten-Free To Be You And Me.” For my second experiment with homemade ice cream, I wanted to make a coffee ice cream that would taste like the flavoured coffee I loved getting from Tom’s.  I used

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Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

I call this sundae, “Gluten-Free To Be You And Me.” For my second experiment with homemade ice cream, I wanted to make a coffee ice cream that would taste like the flavoured coffee I loved getting from Tom’s.  I used

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Balsamic Berry Brownie Bonanza

You guys you guys you guys.  My life has been changed forever. I have learned how to make my own ice cream. Now, you know how I hate to cook, but trust me, this is so easy, even I don’t

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Balsamic Berry Brownie Bonanza

You guys you guys you guys.  My life has been changed forever. I have learned how to make my own ice cream. Now, you know how I hate to cook, but trust me, this is so easy, even I don’t

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Currently…in August 2014

FEELING:  Stoked, excited, and sooooo happy!  My big vacation was a lot of fun, I’m glad to have gotten away, but I’m also so happy to get back!  My life lately is so surreal and wonderful. WATCHING: I’m falling behind

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Currently…in August 2014

FEELING:  Stoked, excited, and sooooo happy!  My big vacation was a lot of fun, I’m glad to have gotten away, but I’m also so happy to get back!  My life lately is so surreal and wonderful. WATCHING: I’m falling behind

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Currently…in July 2014

FEELING:  Dotty and dopey and dripping with dandyness!  Sunny days are here at last and I’m making the most of it, stretching my legs on the sidewalks and giving flight to my fancies.  I’m taking strolls and seeing sights so

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Currently…in July 2014

FEELING:  Dotty and dopey and dripping with dandyness!  Sunny days are here at last and I’m making the most of it, stretching my legs on the sidewalks and giving flight to my fancies.  I’m taking strolls and seeing sights so

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Currently…in June 2014

FEELING:  What a change from last month!  Suddenly I feel inspired and accomplished.  My plan to do a ton of little creative projects has meant I’m now having more and better ideas.  I feel like I’m back to my creative

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Currently…in June 2014

FEELING:  What a change from last month!  Suddenly I feel inspired and accomplished.  My plan to do a ton of little creative projects has meant I’m now having more and better ideas.  I feel like I’m back to my creative

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T-Shirt to Tied Tank Tutorial

I love destroying t-shirts.  Perhaps the anarchist in me loves to see the classic staple brought to its knees?  Whatever.  In any rate, this is a quick and easy way to take a normal blah t-shirt to something a little

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T-Shirt to Tied Tank Tutorial

I love destroying t-shirts.  Perhaps the anarchist in me loves to see the classic staple brought to its knees?  Whatever.  In any rate, this is a quick and easy way to take a normal blah t-shirt to something a little

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Flowers In Your Hair

When the weather gets warmer, my cold, cold heart warms up and I start to want to be, dare I say it, girly again?  And nothing says spring in bloom and life renewing itself like spending a sunny day on

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Flowers In Your Hair

When the weather gets warmer, my cold, cold heart warms up and I start to want to be, dare I say it, girly again?  And nothing says spring in bloom and life renewing itself like spending a sunny day on

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Currently…in May 2014

FEELING:  Overwhelmed and charmless.  I’m so tired of dealing with people.  People are stupid and aggravating!  I just want to be quiet and keep to myself.  I’m also exhausted and have a great, hacking cough that I can’t seem to

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Currently…in May 2014

FEELING:  Overwhelmed and charmless.  I’m so tired of dealing with people.  People are stupid and aggravating!  I just want to be quiet and keep to myself.  I’m also exhausted and have a great, hacking cough that I can’t seem to

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Jacket Remodel

This is a story of having nothing to lose. So I pulled this jacket out of a Lost & Found bin.  It had been there a REALLY long time and basically, nobody was going to come back for it.  I

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Jacket Remodel

This is a story of having nothing to lose. So I pulled this jacket out of a Lost & Found bin.  It had been there a REALLY long time and basically, nobody was going to come back for it.  I

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The Epic Shrug / Bolero / Shawl

Fee fi fo fum, Yes, I’m a Pinterest troll.  While trolling the Pinterest, I saw this beautiful multi-way shawl / shrug / bolero thing in denizgunes’s Etsy shop : And it looked easy enough. ^  and those were her famous

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The Epic Shrug / Bolero / Shawl

Fee fi fo fum, Yes, I’m a Pinterest troll.  While trolling the Pinterest, I saw this beautiful multi-way shawl / shrug / bolero thing in denizgunes’s Etsy shop : And it looked easy enough. ^  and those were her famous

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Cat Hat

It’s freezing in NYC So I made a cat hat. A million rows of garter stitches, joined into a short tube, sewn flat across the top… cats always land on all four feet.

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Cat Hat

It’s freezing in NYC So I made a cat hat. A million rows of garter stitches, joined into a short tube, sewn flat across the top… cats always land on all four feet.

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Re-Stringing the Pearls

So for Thanksgiving I went with my boyfriend and his entire extended family to a fancy fancy restaurant.  Can you say nervous?  And you know me, I would LIVE in sweatpants if I could.  Getting fancy happens once in a

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Re-Stringing the Pearls

So for Thanksgiving I went with my boyfriend and his entire extended family to a fancy fancy restaurant.  Can you say nervous?  And you know me, I would LIVE in sweatpants if I could.  Getting fancy happens once in a

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Give Yourself to Glitter

I found this DIY on Pinterest and it has taken over my life.  Quite literally.  Everything is now covered in glitter!  My dresser … my boyfriend … my lunch.  Seriously!  I opened my banana at work and there was glitter

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Give Yourself to Glitter

I found this DIY on Pinterest and it has taken over my life.  Quite literally.  Everything is now covered in glitter!  My dresser … my boyfriend … my lunch.  Seriously!  I opened my banana at work and there was glitter

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Doctor Who / Tom Baker Scarf !!!

Yes, remember a few weeks ago when I started earnestly tackling the most daunting nerd project of all – the infamous Tom Baker scarf?  Ten feet long, it is now FINISHED!  Proving that you never know what you can accomplish

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Doctor Who / Tom Baker Scarf !!!

Yes, remember a few weeks ago when I started earnestly tackling the most daunting nerd project of all – the infamous Tom Baker scarf?  Ten feet long, it is now FINISHED!  Proving that you never know what you can accomplish

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Speaking of Saturday…

I haven’t been blogging every day and I miss it!  My computer charge cord was supposed to be delivered yesterday, but thanks to the gross incompetence of the UPS, I have to pay a convenience fee (HA!) and wait an

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Speaking of Saturday…

I haven’t been blogging every day and I miss it!  My computer charge cord was supposed to be delivered yesterday, but thanks to the gross incompetence of the UPS, I have to pay a convenience fee (HA!) and wait an

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