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Mending and refashion ideas to extend the life of things we already own.

The Best Resource For Sustainable Halloween Costumes For Kids

Looking for sustainable Halloween costumes for kids? Ditch the cheap, single-use Halloween costumes made of polluting plastic that end up in the landfill. Read on for my very favorite resource for sustainable Halloween costumes for kids! This post contains affiliate links. I know it seems a little early to be talking about Halloween. We aren’t …

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5 Quick Mending Tricks for Kids Clothes

Help your kids’ clothing last longer with these five simple mending tricks that don’t require a sewing machine or any special skills. Decades ago, kids’ clothes were built to last. In the last twenty to thirty years, the quality of children’s clothes took a turn for worse, and now we have atrocious amounts of clothing …

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5 Mending and Maker Style Projects To Try At Home

If we spent a bit of time mending and maker just a few items of clothing, it might help us connect with and value or clothes more fully. Would that possibly lead to less fashion waste and more responsible style choices that could significantly reduce the environmental impact of our clothes on the planet? Fashion, …

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When Shopping Your Closet and DIY Refashions Become The New Norm

Do you like to shop? Does it take up a lot of your time? It might be an easier habit to break than you think, and I’m proof that we can create new habits that fill our bank account and fuel our creative spirit.  Last week, I got the urge to refresh my closet. I …

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15 Easy Steps Toward Zero Waste You Can Take Today

Looking for a few really quick and easy ways to move toward zero waste and be a little more eco-conscious? Try these 15 easy zero waste ideas to be a little greener, including a really simple DIY tutorial to upcycle an old t-shirt into a no-sew DIY drawstring bag.  What Is Zero Waste Living? Before diving …

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4 Easy No-Sew Upcycled Style DIYs in Under 15 MInutes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WardrobeSolutions #CollectiveBias Summer’s been hanging around for a bit now and there’s a good chance you’re starting to get the itch to move into fall style. But, the weather is still way too warm for layers of anything. …

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Dressing by the Rule of Three

In just about any aspect of design or aesthetics, one can find the rule of three. In photography, it’s called the Rule of Thirds. In style, scrapbooking, graphic design, and other spaces that focus on aesthetic appeal, three instances of a particular design element often create balance in the overall look. This could be reflected in …

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When 1 + 1 = 3 | No More Maternity Sweatshirt Refashion

If you’ve been stopping by all week, I sound like a broken record. But if this is your visit first visit since Monday, take a quick peek over at the ASOS giveaway and enter for your chance to $340 for some new fall gear. A while back, I alluded to having two pieces of maternity gear …

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