reaching milestones + revisiting the Indigo smock dress

Hello everyone! I'm writing today because I wanted to commemorate a milestone that I'm rather proud of - reaching 5,000 followers on Instagram! I definitely did not previously imagine this happening when I first started this blog and instagram account, but it's definitely a huge motivator and affirmation that I am, in fact, reaching people…

Oberlin Tote | the perfect everyday carryall tote that all your maker dreams are made of 😍

Hey there, blog friends! After a wild month studying for my exams and eating too many tortilla chips, I treated myself to some much needed crafting catharsis in my sewing nook with the Oberlin Tote Kit from Klum House. So many firsts with the project! First time making a purse, first time working with leather,…

DIY Handpainted Fabric

One creative way to introduce color into your wardrobe is by choosing your own colors and painting them yourself! This is a fun way to flex your creative muscles by creating your own designs and playing with paint - something I definitely don't do enough of. After you paint the fabric, choose a fun pattern…

Minttu Swing Top Pattern Review || DIY Valentine’s Day Edition 🌹

So you like Valentine's Day but don't want to commit to an outfit that you can only wear once a year? Is it a Tuesday and you're in need of your #TankTopTuesday fix? I took on the task of making this top from the gals over at Named Clothing -- Minttu Swing Top - Named…