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Seersucker & Leather Fold Over Clutch

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Hello Tatertots & Jello readers! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog at the Polka Dot Chair! I love to sew and I especially love dreaming up new projects! I live in Louisville, Kentucky where we've had a particularly hard winter (like most of the country I think!). The long winter has me dreaming of summer, especially summer clothes. Living in the South, nothing says summer like … [Read more...]

My Favorite Spring Outfit and Win $250 Toward a New Spring Outfit for YOU!

Win $250 to update YOUR Spring wardrobe from Jergens.

Let's talk fashion! Let's talk Spring fashion! Even though it snowed here yesterday, or maybe because it did, I am even more excited and ready for Spring!! Last weekend we were in Southern California and it felt so good to wear sandals and capris. I can't wait for the warm weather. Do you have an outfit or sandals that you are just dying to break out for Spring? Or maybe you already have … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Shailie Starter Set Giveaway!!

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It's Friday!! Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!   This week's giveaway is the fabulous DIY dress-up/fashion designing Kit, Shailie!! Shailie® was born offering sleeves, skirts, tops, and accessories of various styles, colors, and lengths. Girls can mix and match to create endless looks on their very own life size designer dress form making their creation a cinch to wear and model with … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap up Party — and Thistles Home and Gift Giveaway!!

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It’s Friday!! My favorite day of the week!! I am excited to feature YOU!! Today's Giveaway is from a shop that will definitely help with your spring fashions whether they are for your home or yourself. Thistles Home and Gift started as a custom design decorating company in 2003 and has expanded into a boutique that carries everything for you and your home including seasonal decor, bedding, … [Read more...]

JewelMint Giveaway (plus a 50% off promo code)!!

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I know I've said that I want to share some of my favorite things with YOU this year. I am so excited to introduce you to one of my newest favorites -- JewelMint!! JewelMint is an amazing site that features exclusive jewelry collections designed by actress and fashion icon, Kate Bosworth, and her celebrity stylist, Cher Coulter. And the best part?? The jewelry is so beautiful AND the prices … [Read more...]

Great Ideas–20 Fashion/Refashon Projects to Make!!

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Thread, check, fabric, check and definitely some amazing ideas, CHECK, CHECK!   Get inspired with these darling FASHION inspired ideas.  If you haven't used your sewing machine for a while, THAT'S OK.  Get it out, the ideas are INCLUDED!  Check out all of the AMAZING LINKS!  Chain Necklace @ Vintage Wanna Bee Easy Chunky Cuff @ Crafting Rebellion  Bit by the Sewing Bug @ Tales of a … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Mom and Daughter Giveaway from Downeast Basics!!

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Welcome to Giveaway Monday. This week I'm so excited to spotlight one of my absolute favorite clothing stores -- Downeast Basics. And did you know that DownEast Basics also offers adorable girls clothes?? Yes, it's true!! Check out these cute Girls' Clothes: Plus, their awesome Women's fashion!! … [Read more...]

Clothing Refashion — Embellished Flowered Cardigan {tutorial}

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Hi I am Sachiko from Tea Rose Home! I am so thrilled to be here today, thank you for having me to your lovely blog Jen! On my blog I share sewing/craft ideas and tutorials and a little bit about my life. I love anything that lets me be creative, but my love is deeply rooted in beautiful fabrics, sewing and quilt making. I host weekly link parties too, so if you have something you have created … [Read more...]

10-Minute Refashion Makeover — from Tube Top Dress to Ruffly Skirt!! {tutorial}

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It’s Summer and the weather has finally started to warm up in Utah, which I am THRILLED about!I love Summer and my favorite thing to wear around in the Summertime is comfy cotton skirts and flip flops. I was shopping at Kohl’s a few weeks ago, and I saw some little tube dresses. I wasn’t sure if they were dresses or swimsuit coverups, but I loved the navy and white stripes and RUFFLES of one. … [Read more...]

Make a Beachy Rosette Button Necklace {tutorial}

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  Here's my Summer Necklace #2. I have loved seeing all of those pretty Rosette necklaces around, I really wanted to make one for summer. So I took some of the material left over from my Flirty Summer Button Necklace #1 and made some rosettes. {I have a Rosette Tutorial here if you want to learn how to make the rosettes.} Beachy Rosette Button Necklace … [Read more...]