Fondant Dragon Cake–With Fireworks! — Part 1

Our friend Braydn had a birthday at the end of June. Since he’s planning on moving to Washington at the end of the summer, he decided to throw a massive, week-long birthday bash so he could spend as much time with his Utah friends as possible before he goes. The last day of the bash, which fell on his birthday proper, was a BBQ pool party and he asked the guests to help bring food and[…]

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The Making of a Bra (or two) – Part 2

(Missed the beginning? Go back and read Part 1.) After a Google search for local, non-chain fabric stores and a visit to the only one in town that stocks apparel fabrics (unfortunately they didn’t have any lace or power net), I begrudgingly made my way to the local big box chain, where I picked up some black and white spandex (the closest thing I could find to a true power net) and the rest of the[…]

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The Making of a Bra (or two) – Part 1

Hello! Welcome to my first live project post! Everything on the blog thus far has been past projects, but I’ve finally gotten far enough along on my current project to have something to say about it! Say hello to (the first few steps of) my handmade bras! Now that pregnancy is over and my body has gotten back to a stable size and shape, I’m unfortunately low on bras that fit. I’ve purchased a few comfy[…]

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Alphonse Mucha Wall Menu

The internet is an interesting place. Tell Pinterest you’re into antique furniture and you’ll get a lot of Danish Modern and Art Nouveau. Pin a lot of Art Nouveau furniture and you’ll get a lot of Art Nouveau everything else. Spend any time looking at famous Art Nouveau pieces, and you’re more than likely come across some Alphonse Mucha, the turn of the century advertisement artist extraordinaire. Mucha, who had been classically trained in Munich[…]

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