how charm-ing

Most people do “spring cleaning”….but us college students wait until we get all our $*** home 🙂 So that was my day, you know: cleaning out the closet, doing laundry, taking old stuff to the Goodwill, etc.  But sometimes you

how charm-ing

Most people do “spring cleaning”….but us college students wait until we get all our $*** home 🙂 So that was my day, you know: cleaning out the closet, doing laundry, taking old stuff to the Goodwill, etc.  But sometimes you

summertime, aka “some more time” to crafts!

Oh hey, world! It’s summertime – and that means ArtyGal is back in action and ready to get crafty! 🙂 For reals though, school’s been a little jam-packed…and  it’s unlikely you’re going to have great supplies at your fingertips, especially

summertime, aka “some more time” to crafts!

Oh hey, world! It’s summertime – and that means ArtyGal is back in action and ready to get crafty! 🙂 For reals though, school’s been a little jam-packed…and  it’s unlikely you’re going to have great supplies at your fingertips, especially

take that, Sundance!

  Ok, kids.  So here’s the “D.L.”  A few years ago I saw this T-shirt in a Sundance catalog.  Being about 13 and totally obsessed with peace signs, I begged my mom for this T-shirt….too bad it was $40 😦

take that, Sundance!

  Ok, kids.  So here’s the “D.L.”  A few years ago I saw this T-shirt in a Sundance catalog.  Being about 13 and totally obsessed with peace signs, I begged my mom for this T-shirt….too bad it was $40 😦

a gift from the hand is a gift from the heart

Giving a handmade gift is way better than store-bought one (except maybe when you’re like 5 and really really really want the newest Barbie workout doll).  But for the most part, handmade gifts rock.  Last year my dance team did

a gift from the hand is a gift from the heart

Giving a handmade gift is way better than store-bought one (except maybe when you’re like 5 and really really really want the newest Barbie workout doll).  But for the most part, handmade gifts rock.  Last year my dance team did

better than a snuggie

Now for a project that’s a bit more easy peasy lemon-squeezy 🙂  You’ve probably seen kits out there to make these super snuggly fleece blankets, but you can avoid the unreasonable prices with the simple steps below: Materials: Pick up

better than a snuggie

Now for a project that’s a bit more easy peasy lemon-squeezy 🙂  You’ve probably seen kits out there to make these super snuggly fleece blankets, but you can avoid the unreasonable prices with the simple steps below: Materials: Pick up

denim delights

Okie dokes.  So this project is more difficult than the previous ones…Got to admit, Mom helped me with this one.  But despite the effort, denim handbags are a great way to keep your old jeans that don’t quite fit anymore.

denim delights

Okie dokes.  So this project is more difficult than the previous ones…Got to admit, Mom helped me with this one.  But despite the effort, denim handbags are a great way to keep your old jeans that don’t quite fit anymore.

crafts for a cause

It should be proclaimed throughout the land that crafts can (and do) play a significant role besides a personal hobby or friendly gift.  Crafts have the power, believe it or not, to create meaningful social change.  Now, one recommendation I

crafts for a cause

It should be proclaimed throughout the land that crafts can (and do) play a significant role besides a personal hobby or friendly gift.  Crafts have the power, believe it or not, to create meaningful social change.  Now, one recommendation I