Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

DIY Sweater Clips

I’ve been wanting a set of sweater clips because—CUTE! So, when I came across a set of adorable clip-on earrings and matching necklace, I just had to try and make … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sweet Lil’ Bunny Peep Centerpiece

Peeps are adorable. I’ve had a stash strategically airing out to the perfect staleness for a couple weeks now. To make sure I don’t eat them all, I got a … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

T-shirt dying with black tea

I have 12 “fiercely patriotic” white t-shirts waiting in the wings for a dash of color. Hence, the tea dye testing. I’ve collected a few 100% cotton “white” work shirts … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

Chalkboard Pet Signs

An easy DIY gift for the anyone that walks their pet on a leash: dogs, cats, ferrets, even this adorable Javan ferret-badger my sister saw in Indonesia. Chalkboard Leash Plaques … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bird’s Nest Wreath Tree Topper

A handmade gift to my parents this Christmas: Inspired by the Anthropologie Mythic Nest Tree Topper and some searching on Pinterest. (You can follow me as MindyMiranda.) Feathered Nest Tree … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Patching… Jean Hearts

Happy Valentine’s Day! I love sales, deals, thrift stores, etc. The thrill of scoring an awesome find for a tiny bit of cash is pretty addictive to me. Recently, I … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Refabed Sweater into Cute Cardigan

My grey pull-over sweater was washed a few too many times, making it a little tight and a little short. Time to refashioned this into a new funky cardigan: Cut … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beaded Watch with a Bow

I noticed my friend admiring some beaded watches at the last craft show we visited and made a mental note to do something similar for her birthday. I cannibalized a … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kraft paper Advent Calendar

Last year, I shipped out a complex advent calendar to a friend full of goodies to open throughout the month. This year I wanted to go for something a little … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment