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 co-host the Your Home Story podcast and believe you can love your home just the way it is, AND have the power to design and make big changes to make it better.
I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!
Mom to Otto born April 2018 and Lucy born August 2020!

Playing with the Christmas gifts...

My mom got me this great book for Christmas, one I've never heard of but I'm sure will be helpful and fun!

It got excellent reviews.  There are all kinds of drafting instructions and pictures that will be very helpful for me... I've never made a pattern from scratch before, but I'm sure I can do it!
Jason bought me Julia and Julia on DVD, which I have been bugging him to move to the top of his Netflix cue since I've never seen it.  In a way, this story is what got me into blogging in the first place (a friend said, "Why don't you blog about all the things you sew and decorate with, like Julie did in Julie and Julia?")

What are some of your favorite gifts this year?


  1. That dress book looks really great! I have never made a pattern from scratch either...seems like a daunting task! Good luck!

  2. I would love to get that book. I have made myself many dresses but every little hint helps!




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