Category Archives: Easy

Textile Discount Outlet = YES!

Well, it was bound to happen. Christian and I had to come home. Luckily we were home just in time for Melany’s birthday! One of the things I wanted to accomplish on our trip (besides relaxing and enjoying family ) … Continue reading

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T shirt up-cycle, part 7

We are getting near the end of our T shirt up-cycling challenge with Big Bridge Studio’s Kendra Shedenhelm. Since what we were left with was a lot of T shirt pieces, we thought we would piece together this circle scarf. … Continue reading

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Sewing, sewing, sewing

Melany and I have been busy with lots of fun sewing projects. (We just have to find the time to post them). Here is one of the fun sewing projects. The mini make-up bag. As we know, once I (Carol) … Continue reading

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Take-along Changing Pad

This roll-up changing pad was made from a cloth diaper. We quilted the diaper onto this cute baby jungle fabric and added ties for closure. This changing pad roll fits easily into a diaper bag.

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Multi-use Wet Bags

We love(d) cloth diapering our babies at city made. However, there is a lot of gear that comes along with cloth diapering. We designed these waterproof take-along wet bags to put wet or dirty diapers in. These handy bags are … Continue reading

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From old year to new use

Do you have a tear-off calendar? We have an idea to re-use it. Just save the old pages (if you can keep them attached, even better) and turn it over to use as a note pad or stationary.

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Foil Bag Bows

Here is an easy and inexpensive way to get pretty silver bows for your holiday gift wrapping. 1.  Start with a foil bag, we used a Vics popcorn bag. 2.  Cut the bag in strips horizontally (you will end of … Continue reading

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Christmas Card Gift Tags

Today we have created gift tags using last year’s Christmas cards. Simply cut out a shape from the front of the card, punch a hole, add some ribbon and attach to the gift.  You can write on the back of … Continue reading

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Wrap it up

Now that you have your shopping done, or maybe not, we want to give you some repurposed gift wrapping ideas. For today, convert your used cereal boxes into sturdy gift bags. Start by cutting the tops off of the boxes. … Continue reading

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Dish towel apron

With the holidays comes a favorite tradition, baking! We love to make all kinds of holiday treats. What we don’t like is getting our clothes all messy. So, we are creating some aprons from some things we have around. ( … Continue reading

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