Skinny gets crafty

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Quick craft Saturday

While I’m trying to decide on which amazing lucite monogram tray I want (the selection and price range is overwhelming) I took to crafting my own. Perhaps because of spring, I’m craving prints and patterns in bold colors in my life. When I found this wrapping paper and tray at the Fifteen Eleven moving sale … Continue reading

Drink & DIY

When a friend asked if I was interested in attending an event called ¬†‘Drink & DIY’ I could not resist adding this Sunday night activity to all my other holiday season activities. Crafts prepared by the folks behind Luri&Wilma made it possible for the online blog and magazine to literally ‘come alive’. We loved the … Continue reading

Christmas wreath DIY

Last year I decided to forgo buying the yearly expensive decorated wreath and try my hand at a little DIY project. It turned out pretty good, so I decided to do it again this year. Next year I’m planning to get real fancy with snow spray a la Martha S, but for now here are … Continue reading

Chandelier project

I love crafts, and I wish I had the time and the talent to be Martha Jr. Instead, I’m the copy-cat crafter who rips through magazines for ideas and inspiration. This is something I usually love and enjoy doing, but I think the craft craze sparked by Pinterest made me really, really, really want to … Continue reading

Fun fact: Find Skinnytobeindc in Good Housekeeping

How getting crafty in 2010 led to a picture in the July 2012 issue of Good Housekeeping I love tearing out pages from magazines for my inspiration binders. The July2010 issue of Good Housekeeping was one that I kept intact- there was no point in ripping out each page of the magazine as each page … Continue reading

Christmas crafts part 1: at home

Any seasonal holiday is a great time to get crafty. My glossy magazines both inspire and depress me as I wish I had more time to create, craft and decorate. These two ideas were quick, easy and budget friendly.

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