28 Ways you can Make Money with Your Photography Photos (5 min read)

Are you a new photographer or struggling to make a living with your career…? Here are 28 ways to help turn you around! 1. Take pictures at local events and sell them online What parent doesn&…

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Artist Studio Tour: Desmond Blair, no hands

We can think of a million excuses as to why we can’t do something but what happens when you are born with limitations, you just do it. That’s the mindset of Mr. Desmond Blair who was born with no hands. Check out how this young man looked beyond a disability and discovered a way to make his dreams a reality. So the next time you come up with an excuse think about the man with no hands.

Create a Winter Sweater Tote From an Old Houndstooth Sweater

The Renegade Seamstress


New Year’s Eve is on the way.

Ring in the new year with this adorable DIY winter sweater tote.


Along with all of the self-improvement resolutions you make this New Year’s Eve, be sure to include a declaration to make a new sweater tote to go with your winter outfits. If they all turn out this cute, it’s a resolution that’ll be easy to keep.


All you need is an old thrift store sweater….

winter sweater tote before

a couple of wooden handles and some cute fabric for a lining.


It’ll take you less than an hour to make and when you’re finished you’ll have a cute winter tote perfect for carrying your laptop and your favorite book. 😉


Click here for the complete tutorial and for your chance to win a copy of my new book, The Refashion Handbook.

The Refashion Handbook

All you have to do is pin and comment to be entered in the drawing.


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Easy DIY Chandelier Makeover

I have been wanting to do this for a long time now, thanks for the post.



“IIIIIII want to swiiiiing from the chandeliE-E-ER!”  I sure hope my daughter does not attempt that act with this cute one I re-did for her bedroom!  It was really easy and is definitely something that can be done in a day!

My parents did a swap with us when we replaced our dining room light fixture. We got this new from World Market:


We gave them our old light:

Mom and Dad's

And they gave us their old light:


My mom was a little surprised that I wanted it. But I had a hunch that my toddler who is all “princess this, princess that,” would love a fancy light in her room! Just not with those glass shades or 80’s/90’s brass.  How about some PINK!

I encourage anyone looking for a quick, inexpensive light fixture update to give this a shot. Almost any old light will do… You just have to find one that…

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