Day: January 23, 2012

EXTRAORDINARY Guest: Valentine’s Day Skirt!

 Hey everyone, It’s Victoria from vixenMade!   I’m so happy to be guest posting on The 36th Avenue!!  I love Desiree’s blog, she is so much fun, am I right?Of course I am.  Thanks so much for having me!Today I am showing how to make this little girl’s skirt for Valentine’s day.    First off, I found this fabric for cheap.  How cheap?  One was a cotton remnant (one dollar) and the other huge heart tulle roll?  The dollar store.  Can you believe it?!  I snatched it up because it had SO much potential for Valentine crafting!  And it still does, because...

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Color 101: Neutralicious

  I think you know by now that I have a little love for neutrals!   As I was working on my kitchen during the weekend I was reminded that mix and match neutrals is not an easy task. Tan and white paint can look yellowish or pinkish when the light touches them. { Make sure they have no red or purple in their formula. Ask before you purchase your paint. You want your white and tan paints to have brown or gray as part of the formula instead.}   On the other hand another challenge is to make a space decorated with neutral colors feel cozy and warm. Whites...

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