All posts tagged: Pinterest

DIY “Adopt Me” Vest

Update (Dec14): Find the printable pattern HERE. Thanks! Taking inspiration from here, here, and here – I decided to take on the adopt me vest and make my own version for BDAR (as you may know, I used to be a foster mom to some adorable pups… until this one came along and we foster failed) :) So now that I can’t foster anymore (silly rental agreements), I’m trying to find other ways to help out. Hence, my first sewing project with my new sewing machine. Note: I watched my mom sew through my entire childhood, but this is my first unassisted sewing project ever… so if I can do it… you know the saying :) Easy peasy. Materials Needed: Fabric in a few different colors (how much just depends on what size and/or how many you’re going to make) Elastic (I used dollar store headbands) Printable transfer sheets Thread Pins Scissors Tissue paper (or other paper to make the pattern) Starch (optional) Iron Sewing machine STEP 1: MAKE YOUR PATTERN I’m not really one for measuring, so I …

The Dangers of Pinterest

I joined Pinterest a few months back, thinking, ok… I just want to find out what all the hype is about. Well, since that time, I feel like I’ve become a Pinterest maniac. If only I spent as much time doing the things I see on Pinterest as I do pinning then, I would could have traveled the world, learned about 5 new languages, completed my CE for the next 10 years, finished about a hundred craft projects, all the while cooking 3 meals per day at home and renovating my home into my beautiful dream home. If I had the money for all those things, of course. To be fair, I have successfully made about 5 meals from Pinterest recipes, a daily cleaning schedule inspired by a photo I saw on there, as well as detailed plans for a juice cleanse that Danny and I will probably start sometime next week (once we finish all the cinnamon rolls and cookies we have sitting around the house, of course) :/ I have a ‘board’ for …