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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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A shirt to DIY for…

Those of you who are new to our blog may not know about our 365 day repurposing challenge. Let us quickly get you up to speed. In 2010 we challenged ourselves to repurpose one item everyday and blog about it. … 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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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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Botched T, part 6: Snack attack!

Here at citymade, one of our favorite things to make are our re-usable snack bags. It only seemed natural, then, to up-cycle a couple of Kendra’s botched onesies into snack bags. These are perfect for on-the-go. By the way-we would … Continue reading

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Botched T, part 5: Baskets of fun!

There were a couple of T shirts that had prints on it that we were not really able to tell what they were. It probably wouldn’t have worked to make a bag, or a purse out of them. So. instead, … Continue reading

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Botched T, part 4: Hoo-Ray!

We LOVE this pigeon! It was too cute a design to not show. But, since it didn’t work for Kendra on a T shirt, we thought it would work on a tote bag. We added some flowery handles for extra … Continue reading

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Violin Shoulder Pad

Recently Ava (and Colin) began taking violin lessons. I love it, mostly because it has always been a dream of mine to play the violin, and what are kids for anyway, but to live out your dreams (kidding) Anyway. The … Continue reading

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T-Shirt hamper

We at citymade have kids that keep getting bigger (darn them!), so we tend to have a lot of clothes that have been outgrown. We have a solution to that and how to get dirty clothes in the hamper. We … Continue reading

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Jeans and a Shirt to Clutch

We have long enjoyed making tote bags and have now expanded into the world of clutches. They are fun, easy and just the right size. These 3 were made from an old pair of jeans and a shirt. These and … Continue reading

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