• A Most Destructive Giveaway 1
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    A Most Destructive Giveaway

    Happy Hump Day, everybody!  Don’t be glum…I have a giveaway for ya! One lucky reader could win the whimsical wristlet I refashioned last week, as well as a journal…but not just any journal!  It is filled with instructions, such as “Scribble wildly, violently, with reckless abandon.”, “Hang the journal in a public place.  Invite people to draw here.”, and “Lose this page (Throw it out.  Accept the loss).”  Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in destructive acts-poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting with coffee, and more-in order to experience the true creative process. When I started refashioning clothes, the most difficult part…

  • A Whimsical Wristlet 5
    All,  Year 1: The Beginning

    A Whimsical Wristlet

    I scored this little wristlet for free in my most recent visit to my favorite thrift store (Being a frequent shopper has its perks!).  I liked its rusty hue, and its potential to store my essentials while I’m out on the town.  I didn’t like how boring it was.  I’m not usually the “crafty” type, but this little fella needed some help. Yep.  That’s a scrap of fabric from this not-so-fab refashion.  Don’t worry…I’m still going to do a maaaaaajor overhaul to that one (still looking for another dress to create a frankendress), but until I do, I can at least use the scraps. I cut a long strip from the…