Distressing Furniture

The hubs and I have been blessed with families that unloaded their old furniture onto us when we moved out.  Which is actually kind of awesome because we saved lots of money.  But it’s less awesome when the furniture is outdated and non-matching.  Luckily for us, I’m a thrifty DIY kinda gal! I did some […]

Caramia Made – Nursery (Part I)

Second-hand antique bassinette, hand-me-down crib, me-made diaper bag Well, I’m officially due a month from today!  So in addition to finalizing our short list of names, I’ve also realized that we better get the nursery finished.  We’ve slowly been accumulating second-hand items from thrift shops, Craigslist, and friends, but now we need to put it […]

Spring Sewing Projects (Part I)

It’s been a little while since my last post… I have been so busy with work that I haven’t had time to take pictures of all my latest sewing accomplishments, never mind writing about them!!! First of all, I used the Jane pattern from BurdaStyle and the free Madeleine pattern from Colette Patterns to create […]