Author Archives: Julie Finn

Handmade Reviews: Rustic Chic Wedding, by Morgann Hill

January 20th, 2014 | by Julie Finn

Want an eco-friendly wedding with plenty of handmade components, but you don't necessarily want it to *look* like it was cobbled together by a gang of amateur crafters? Rustic chic is the look that you're looking for. A rustic chic wedding emphasizes vintage and natural materials, and a simplicity of construction that both makes the projects more do-able, and keeps them from looking overdone. With rustic chic's additional emphasis on salvaged, one of a kind components over mass-produced commodities, it's also a look that works well with modest budgets


Clothing + Fashion: How to Patch Your Pants

January 13th, 2014 | by Julie Finn

Why is there a hole in the butt of my jeans? Why did I sew a dinosaur patch over that hole in the butt of my jeans? These are questions that you probably shouldn't ask, and that you definitely do NOT want the answer to. What you DO need to know is how I did it, and that's what I'm going to tell you!


Weddings + Showers: 18 Eco-Friendly DIY Wedding Bouquets and Flowers

January 7th, 2014 | by Julie Finn

Worried about the ethics of the floral trade? Struggling to find organically-grown, fair trade cut flowers? You may want to skip the politics altogether, and simply make your own bouquet and other floral pieces for your wedding. You'll invest more time in the process, definitely, but you'll definitely save money, and your wedding will be all the greener for it



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