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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

Tutorials Gallery

See all my tutorial posts here and my Pinterest tutorials board here!

HOME IMPROVEMENT


DIY straight-sided vent hood cover tutorial

Chunky floating-look wood open shelf tutorial

How to choose cabinet hardware (and install without a template)

How to lay sheet vinyl flooring

How we installed our own kitchen cabinets

Midcentury modern-inspired bathroom reno

How lay big hexagon tile

How measure and hang a grid gallery wall

How paint a fireplace screen

How we installed all of our laminate flooring ourselves

Under $2,000 DIY kitchen reno - budget and DIYs

Hang removable wallpaper horizontally! Backsplash style update

$1,482 DIY master bathroom reno

Walls Need Love removable wallpaper w/ chair rail tutorial

3 ways to shop for vintage rugs on a budget

Why we chose an alternative to the IKEA Domsjo sink

$206 laundry room update and cabinets

$905 complete guest bathroom makeover

$391 complete powder room makeover

Straight herringbone tile backsplash tutorial

Install your own butcher block countertops

How to install open shelves over tile/backsplash

DIY baseboard installation tips

How to replace a fluorescent light fixture

Replace a recessed light with a pendant

Painting oak cabinets (& updating hardware)

Transform dated doors w/ paint & hardware

FURNITURE


DIY painted buffet/sideboard makeover

DIY slipcovered headboard & bed tutorial

IKEA Hemnes dresser to elegant changing table

Modern bathroom vanity IKEA hack

Budget painted four-poster bed DIY

Padded headboard tufting tutorial

DIY leather ottoman makeover & tutorial

SEWING FROM SCRATCH

Home Decor Sewing


Heat-up rice bag & flannel case tutorial

DIY ribbon trim table runner tutorial

DIY striped ribbon trim sheet tutorial

How to hem IKEA curtains

Easy faux fur throw blanket

Easy lined Christmas stocking - reversible


Simple basic curtain method

Christmas lettering flag bunting

DIY Waves of Ruffles shower curtain

Pillows


Woven grosgrain ribbon pillow

Heat transfer text homebody pillow

Heart pattern DIY applique pillow

Crux cross applique pillow

Anchor applique preppy pillows

Dresses/Skirts/Tops


Bias-cut ruffle trim edge tutorial

DIY simple knit tank dress & stripe tie-dye

DIY J.Crew scalloped shift dress tutorial

DIY cutout back dress tutorial/striped dress

Make a crop top from any dress pattern

DIY multi-layered tulle party skirt

How to make a peplum top out of any dress pattern

Asymmetrical ruffle skirt party dress

Easy invisible zipper tutorial

How to make a hem facing

Men's button shirt to pencil skirt

Classic paper bag skirt tutorial

Easy elastic waist paper bag skirt

How to cut out only only your size from a pattern

How to use & modify a sewing pattern

How to take apart & reuse a garment


Accessories


DIY ASOS plaid blanket scarf

Wash/Wear divided delicates travel laundry bag

Simple, 7-minute faux fur scarf

Faux fur snood/cowl/infinity scarf

DIY leather camera strap/remake


REMAKES/ALTERATIONS


Tops & Tees


DIY graphic tees & lettering

J.Crew leather patch pocket sweater DIY

3 (or unlimited) ways to embellish a sweatshirt

J.Crew bar stripe painted tee

ModPodge glitter stencil tee

DIY tribal print stamped tee

Baseball tee neckline makeover

Sweater-into-Peter Pan collar top

DIY iron-on applique heart tee

Make any tee reversible tutorial

DIY anchor applique tee tutorial

Leather trimmed shoulder & pocket tee

Faux fur collar sweater vest makeover

Invisible elbow patches - protect lightweight sweater sleeves

Screen printed tees/logo design with DIY screen print press

Shirt-into-skirt tee makeover

Braided neck long-sleeve tee refashion

How to take in a sweater or knit/a>

How to take in a bulky sweater


Jeans


Make jeans longer with a hem facing

Fast, classic frayed cut-off jean shorts

Heart print stenciled painted jeans

Take apart & take in a jeans waistband

Jeans-mending method: holes in knees

Simple anchored cuff cut-off jeans shorts

ESSENTIAL jeans-mending method

Long cuffed cut-offs from jeans

Make jeans a little longer


Accessories


Text print canvas gym bag lettering

French seam infinity scarf conversion method

Chunky knit infinity scarf conversion method

Fancy fabric accent flowers, two ways


OTHER!

Crafty Home Dec Stuff


DIY striped or plaid tassel throw tutorial

DIY mini canvas Christmas ornaments tutorial

DIY Thanksgiving tea towel Silhouette stencil tutorial

Windowpane wall art tutorial with ribbon

Painting technique - simple canvas wall art

Easy DIY canvas text wall art

Wallpaper pattern stenciling, dark wall

Multi-surface craft paint stenciled trivets, napkins

Felt holiday tie-on present toppers

Wedding Tutorials, Ideas, & DIYs



DIY retro birdcage veil with hat wire

Silk fabric flowers tutorial - for dress & veil

Silk organza rosette shoe clips

Fabric triangle bunting garland

Fabric flower vase/decor flags

Framed fabric table numbers

Fabric triangle bunting with word appliques

DIY scrap silk rosette boutonnieres

Very easy custom DIY center squares

Silk doupioni bow ties from vintage sewing pattern

Rustic burlap DIY boutonnieres

Burlap and lace flower seed/vase jar decor


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