Summer 2015’s Top 5 Posts!

Well then, it’s a crispy night. Could August’s heat be winding down? Seems like a good time to kick back in some sweats and read.

If you’re new to the site, or if you’re just really bored and came here to hang out, why not sift through my most popular posts this summer? I’ve gone ahead and collected them for you below!

  1. DIY: How to make wide-leg jeans into SKINNY JEANS

Upcycle old jeans into skinny jeans2. DIY: From ugly old dresser to pretty vintage bench

vintage bench from an old dresser!
3. DIY: Bra band extender

DIY bra extender - great for pregnancy!
4. How to make 3 comfy nursing bras for under $15

yay it's a nursing bra!
5. How we treated our dog’s hyperkeratosis [Ed. note: My husband says the paw feathers pic is “the grossest pic ever”, so I changed it to the loosely related picture below. Said picture is still within the post, however so … beware?]


So there you have ’em!

I’m always intrigued by what’s been getting visits. It’s interesting to note that none of these posts were written this summer. Then again, few posts were, with the fun of moving house overtaking our minds, bodies and souls.

Things are starting to take shape! Sanding 'er down to avoid slivers.

While you’re here and in the DIY spirit, check out our DIY pallet headboard. It cost us around $30 to make and we’ve had it for a couple of years now. It still looks great. You should definitely make one.

Now go on, make this one the best last week of August ever! All right??

About Nikki

I've been writing since I was in kindergarten where I Crayola-markered an epic tale of a tiger and a balloon on a stack of lined papers folded into a booklet and stapled along the edge (carefully, and by my teacher). I love DIY, sewing, folksy music, animals and getting out to look at and listen to nature.
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  1. Wow – you’re industrious! I wish I had thought of bra extenders when I was pregnant (you know, instead of buying expensive bras since suddenly the sizing required “fancy bra store” shopping). Love the bench too 🙂

    • Industrious! I like it. Sounds better than frugal. 🙂 I did buy new bras (had to) but since I didn’t buy them from a maternity store the ones I had needed a bit of extra breathing space in them after a month or two, haha.

      Thanks, about the bench too! It was one of our favourites along with the headboard to make.

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