Melani Inspired Dress

I recently came across a gorgeous Antonio Melani dress at Dillard’s.  It was beautiful, but very expensive.  As much as I loved it, I couldn’t bring myself to spend $170 for this dress. So, I decided to see if I could make my own version of the dress.  The first thing I needed to do…

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Simple Gathered Skirt

I recently saw a super cute skirt tutorial on Pinterest for Simple Simon & Co.’s Vintagely Modern Skirt.  I fell in love with it pretty much immediately. The one problem?  The tutorial is really for a little kid’s skirt. Well, I tried it anyway.  And I’m happy to report that it looks great even with…

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Wedding Favors


I am trying to get caught up on all of the things, I’ve cooked and created in the last year, so for the foreseeable future, I plan to post at least one story for the recipes and crafts sections each day.  For my wedding my family and I made home-made ornaments. We started with cookie…

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