Ombre inspired

I know Ombre is nothing new….in fact I know it’s not the newest and greatest thing out there right now….but I still love it :) With recently moving into my new home and trying to decorate it and make it a home I have been browsing all over pinterest looking for inspiration….when I came across [Read More]

DIY floral pockets

Hey y’all!  It’s me again!  Alida from Alida Makes showing you a fun fashion DIY!  Today I have fun project that is sure to get you in the mood for Summer.  DIY floral pocket jorts!    Wondering what JORTS are? JEAN -SHORTS ;) he he although this would work just as well on a pair [Read More]

DIY denim studded jacket – refashion

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]

Photoshop tip: how to swap heads in an image

As a photographer of little children, I have come to LOVE this technique of swapping heads in Photoshop. My goal is to get a perfect picture that the parents will swoon over. Sometimes, it is difficult to get both children to look at the camera AND give a good expression at the same time so [Read More]

DIY glitter sunnies

      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

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: via Alida on Pinterest Well, partially from ASOS and partially from Philly’s Fabric Row.  If all you’ve ever [Read More]

DIY tribal pattern sweatshirt – a tutorial

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]

Bow top sweater {a tutorial}

Hey y’all!  Today I’m going to show you how to make a simple bow top sweater.   Before we begin, let’s take a look at the before picture: Sad.  This sweater was on clearance a couple of years ago at Old Navy and I bought it…still have never worn it in public.  It’s not awful, [Read More]

refashioned cardigain {a tutorial}

Hey y’all!  Alida from I Make Stuff here again to share my Pinspiration project with you.  Today I’m going to tell you a story:   Once upon a time there was a sad little cardi.   It was not ugly…just BORING.  It had been in the Good Will pile for months.  It had never even [Read More]