A Pinterest Experiment/T-Shirt Mod: Getting That Vintage Soft Feel

How to get t-shirts vintage soft

T-shirts, amirite? I don’t know about you guys, but I have two drawers full of them. Not only do I collect cool t-shirts, but (like everyone else), I ALSO inadvertently acquire free, scratchy ones. Some of those get used as practice-runs for t-shirt mods,… Continue Reading

Wardrobe Maintenance: Hanger Strap Lifehack

hanger strap disappearing act

I love clothing pieces that come with sewn-in hanger straps. It’s a small pleasure, but it makes life easier. Ain’t nobody got time for finding bunched-up clean clothes that have fallen on the closet floor off their hanger.  Although we already know… Continue Reading

Re-Use That Thing: Self Watering* Plants

If you read this blog with even the loosest regularity, you’ll know two of several things about me. One, that I LOVE to re-use items– like almost to an obsessive point. You will also know that I have a complicated relationship with plants. Today’s… Continue Reading

Shoo, Fruit Fly! Don’t Bother Me: A Pinterest Experiment

Hope you like bug carcasses… cause today’s post has got ’em! Apologies in advance. Do you know what is amazing? Fruit. I know that’s kind of a ‘duh’ sentiment, but think about the myriad of varietals out there. As someone… Continue Reading

Making Amends Week- Part 3: Silver Polishing & A DIY/Upcycled Silver Jewelry Saver

Loyal readers may remember that I did a Pinterest Experiment this past January involving an alternative method to polishing silver. You may also remember that I later apologized for it, as it was an unmitigated mess. I am here today to redeem myself. As I… Continue Reading

Pinterest- What a Wonderful Way to Spend… Hours upon Hours of Your Life!

I think it is very safe to say that both Leigh & I are big fans of Pinterest. I mean, we have an entire section of this blog devoted to projects and recipes inspired by what we have found on… Continue Reading

Paleo/Clean Chocolate Avocado Pudding: A Study

Josh and I are one day away from finishing an Advocare 24-Day Challenge. For the past 23 days we’ve been eating clean- having eliminated white sugar/flour/ from our dietary equation and attempting to eat as few “processed” foods, as possible- including no dairy. If… Continue Reading

Re-Use That Thing: DIY Hanger Snack Clips- A Pinterest Experiment!

Summertime is here and summertime means swimsuit season. Last summer saw my two favorite swimsuits dissolve into a heap of old elastic and chlorine after several years of ownership. Since one cannot have just one swimsuit, it was determined that… Continue Reading

A Craft Room of One’s Own: A Dedicated Crafting Space

It has been a dream of mine for years to have my own dedicated crafting space. Up until this point, my crafting has been done on various available surfaces only to be stowed away haphazardly if company was coming over.… Continue Reading

Re-Use That Thing/A Pinterest Experiment: Painted Animal Glass Jars

Gold Painted Animal Glass Jars

Since the beginning of my adventure down the Pinterest rabbit hole, I have seen pins of adorable, painted plastic-animals adorning the lids of glass jars. Once painted, you can use them for storing ALL OF THE THINGS! I have shared my… Continue Reading

Happy Blogaversary! FTTDWYW Turns One and Looks Back at the Flops!

Life is kind of made of flops, huh? Flops aren’t always negative, but they are always something from which you (hopefully) learn. It is kind of surreal to think that we have been blogging for a year! It has been… Continue Reading

Blogaversary Week: The Faves!

Can you hear that? What?! You don’t hear the trumpets?! You can’t see the confetti?! Well, let me tell you… it’s a veritable Carnivale over here at FTTDWYW. Cause, you know what? This week is our one-year blogaversary! Fun Things To Do… Continue Reading

Mod-Podged Boxes: A Pinterest Experiment

Here are two shoeboxes that have been decoupaged with wrapping paper.

[spotify track=”spotify:track:2F4vE7HMmvGqyY0k07AvHq”] Little boxes, on my table. Little boxes made with wrapping paper. Little boxes, never ending. Little boxes, ugh! Insane! If you read this blog with some regularity, by now you know how much I love both crafting and re-using/upcycling things. Although… Continue Reading