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Brittany Goldwyn

Make an Engineering Print into Wall Decor

Make an Engineering Print into Wall Decor Engineering Prints: Showcase your line drawings and graphics with engineering prints. These over-sized prints promote high-quality black and white line drawings in a variety of sizes. Engineering prints are ideal for architects and builders. I’m doing it. I’m jumping on the engineering print bandwagon. Apologies in advance to …

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Why I Sold My Wedding Dress

A Practical Take on Recycling Your Wedding Dress. (All photos thanks to the amazing and talented Michele Hart Photography. In Colorado? Hire her!) I was—and still am—completely in love with my wedding dress. Our wedding was a small affair in Estes Park, Colorado. We chose New Year’s Eve, and our parents and the officiant were …

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How to Reupholster a Chair Cushion

How to Reupholster a Chair Cushion Earlier today, as I was working on reupholstering the cushion for my new desk chair, I said to Mike, “If you would have told me one year ago that I’d be reupholstering my own furniture, I’d laugh.” And there I was, stapling fabric onto a Habitat for Humanity ReStore $10 …

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Make a Striped & Painted Clay Pot Pencil Holder

After recently finishing my desk, I quickly realized that it was sad and empty. I like clean, uncluttered spaces, but I definitely needed a few accessories, one of which was a pen/pencil holder. I’m not using a digital planner, and I have a certain affinity for putting pen to paper. Virtual to-do lists and schedules just …

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Make Over an Old Desk with Postcards & Paint

I’ve wanted a little desk for a while now, so I decided to purge some things from a corner of our living room to make room for my new, yet-to-be-purchased desk. It needed to be small-ish–particularly the width. The process of finding something that wasn’t big with a ton of drawers was frustrating, so I …

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Make a Camera Strap Cover

Over the past few weeks, I’ve written about my 2015 New Year’s Resolution–to sew more. So far, I’ve sewn a re-usable shopping/tote bag and striped throw pillow covers for my living room pillows. Since I’ve only completed two sewing projects, you know for sure that this “sew a camera strap cover” project is easy. A …

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Shop Here: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

You’ve probably heard of Habitat for Humanity, but have you heard of Habitat for Humanity ReStore? I hadn’t until last year, when my dad told me about a ReStore in downtown Frederick, MD. ReStores are nonprofit home improvement and household goods stores that sell gently used items like furniture, building materials, and appliances. Since ReStores …

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Make a Striped Envelope Pillow Cover

I’m making good on my resolution to sew more in 2015. I just completed my second sewing project, which was making two envelope throw pillow covers for our couch pillows. Our couch and throw pillows are the exact same fabric and color, so I thought our living room could use some diversity. However, throw pillows …

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