Category Archives: Clothing

Another Valentine Party!

We can’t believe another Valentine party is here! Our friend Michele has an annual Valentine’s party and it is always a wonderful time; good food, great conversation and a cozy fire. And every year we try to make something  for … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day- an up cycle tradition

Each year, for the past four years, we have made the girls Valentine outfits for our annual,  “Cookies and Cocoa” party that our wonderful friend Michele hosts. In 2010 we made “cupcake” skirts. This was back when we were just … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas-Part Three: Peace Sign Baskets and Pj’s

Carol and I really enjoy making gifts for each other’s kiddos.  The girls, and sometimes boys, are very interested in what projects we are working on and love it when we make something for them. For Christmas this year, Carol … Continue reading

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Summer=hats

Maybe it was a week straight of 100 degree temps. Or maybe it was the many walking field trips (in said 100 degree weather with plenty of sun.) Whatever the reason, we decided to make hats. Lots of hats. Bug … Continue reading

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“One” Very Hungry Caterpillar

Baby Caroline just turned one on Thursday!  We know….we can hardly believe it ourselves.  The first year flies by all too fast.  There are so many “firsts” to celebrate… first smile, first laugh, first steps, and first words.  Caroline is … Continue reading

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T-shirt to skirt; a “love”-ly up-cycle

This past Valentine’s day we went, once again, to our dear friend-of-citymade, Michele’s, “Cookies and Cocoa” party. It’s an annual tradition that we all look forward to. And, as part of the tradition, Melany and I endeavor to create pretty … Continue reading

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What’s with Nebraska?

There is no doubt about it…Omaha, Nebraska is a great place to live. We have four distinct seasons, plentiful agriculture, and a small town feel with the convenience of a city. People we know are getting tattoos of the state … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Yellow Hat

Carol here. Posting from Chicago where we are enjoying biking by the lake, walking a bunch throughout the city, great company (sister, brother-in-law, nephew and niece) and really great weather. Don’t be jealous. Well. O.K. Be a little jealous. We … Continue reading

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Friends in Aprons

One of the first things we (Melany and Carol that is) made together was an apron, oven mitt, pot holder set. It was for a friend’s bridal shower and it was also the thing that started our working together. Since … Continue reading

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T-shirt Upcycle #8- Omaha T’s

Here is our final t-shirt post. For this project we did not use Kendra’s botched t’s but were inspired by her beautiful screen printing. If you haven’t visited her easy shop yet this is your chance, click here. (Just to … Continue reading

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