10 summer porch ideas

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 I am a sucker for a beautiful porch! My dream house is to have a huge wrap around porch, and to make both the front and the back space usable and liveable! I have always had this picture in my mind of me sitting on a hanging swing from my porch on a summer day….I [Read More]

Dyed denim jacket tutorial

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Hey y’all!  It’s Alida again from Alida Makes, with another denim tutorial.  Last time I shared how to bleach and stud a jacket, this time I’m taking it a step further and dying the bleached jacket.  Here was my Pinspiration: And here is my creation: I wanted it blotchy and not too “perfect” and this [Read More]

DIY denim studded jacket – refashion

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Alida wows us again with another amazing DIY post inspired by pinterest!! {to see all the posts from Alida on Love Stitched click HERE} ————————————————— Hey y’all!  A while ago I asked a question on my blog: what kind of Pinspiration post do YOU want to see?  The number one answer?  DENIM.  You wanted to [Read More]

10 Delicious recipes using coconut oil

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To continue on from last weeks post of 10 health and beauty tips using Coconut oil.…This week I bring you 10 MUST TRY mouth watering delicious recipes using coconut oil!! I would love to see any ideas you have using coconut oil so link up in the comment section! 1.) Whole Wheat Banana Bread with [Read More]

DIY glitter sunnies

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      Hey y’all!  Today I’m going to show you a fun, girly DIY project, inspired by these sunglasses:   I love the ’70s shape of these shades.  But I’m not in love with the yellowing white color.  I bought them forever ago, so long I can’t remember where I got them!  I *think* [Read More]

leather heart elbow patches sweater refashion

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Hey y’all!  Today I have a fun project just in time for Valentine’s Day!  Bonus: it looks great all year round.  Don’t you deserve to do some selfish sewing?    Today’s Pinspiration came from ASOS. Source: us.asos.com via Alida on Pinterest Well, partially from ASOS and partially from Philly’s Fabric Row.  If all you’ve ever [Read More]

DIY pallet coffee table

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Hey y’all!  I know I usually do sewing tutorials but I am so in love with this project I just had to share it here with my Love Stitched readers!  I promise I’ll be back with a sewing tutorial next time, but until then feel free to check out my tutorials page at Alida Makes, [Read More]

DIY sequin sweater tutorial

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Hey y’all!  Alida here from Alida Makes, with a quick, easy New Years outfit idea.  (Or really, any time, because sequins never go out of style!)  If you have a cardigan that needs some spicing up, this is perfect.  And, I know you’re going to ask, it will go through the wash.  As long as [Read More]

DIY tribal pattern sweatshirt – a tutorial

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Hey y’all!  Alida here from Alida Makes, and I have a big confession.  I have a slight obsession with the Target clearance racks.  And by slight I mean I CANNOT STAY AWAY FROM THEM.  I found this beauty for $1.63.  WHAT?!  A dolla sixty three???  How could I say no?  So what if it’s not [Read More]