Tag Archives: DIY

New Use For An Old Thing: Toothbrush Holder

IMG_3891

You may not think of toothbrush holders as “collectibles”. Or even as “attractive”, really. And that makes sense; they’re usually not. The one I had in college, for example, was a teal plastic thing that I think cost 99 cents and that went straight into the trash on graduation day. But there are definitely some very pretty versions out there ... Read More »

Variegated Yarn Baby Blanket

IMG_38771-1024x682

Knitting is one of my favorite things to do in the world…but really, the only things I’m good at making are blankets (my baby hat was kind of a disaster and ended up looking more like a Bizarre Pom-Pom Elf-Cap). That’s OK, though, because while blankets are pretty time-intensive they’re also super relaxing to make once you get the hang of ... Read More »

New Uses For An Old Thing: Cake Plate

IMG_2225

Cake plates are one of those things that are just so fun to collect: I’ve found them at thrift stores and flea markets, and even dyed a clear cake plate red to make my own Depression Glass as part of a JITH episode. But, as we know, I’m also fairly terrible at cake-baking…and so that raises the question: what to do ... Read More »

Herb Garden Success (So Far)

IMG_2099

Gardening Week on Ramshackle Glam continues, this time with my very first herb garden. Well, second, actually. But I don’t think we should count the thing that I stuck in the ground outside my house in Los Angeles, completely forgot about, and killed within about 72 hours. As of this morning it’s been nearly 146 hours since I planted the ... Read More »

Getting My Garden On

IMG_1982

All weekend I wandered around in this sort of happiness-haze, wearing garden gloves and scooping dirt and saying things to Kendrick like “Who KNEW? I mean really…who knew?!” And he was sort of confused by my need to announce (over and over) how amazed I was by the fact that I was enjoying something that was way, way outside the ... Read More »

DIY Terrarium Centerpiece

IMG_0613-1024x682

Things that I like:  - Plants - The color green - Centerpieces - Small creatures, preferably ones that require a minimum of care (we’ve got our hands full over here) Things that I do not like: - Keeping plants alive, because I kill them. Always. I know, I know: on the scale of Difficult Things To Kill, terrariums are fairly ... Read More »

How-To: Keep Your Louboutins Looking Lovely

c600x690

This post is a highly problematic one for me. Because while I, like every other woman on the planet, would really (really) like to own a pair of Louboutins…it’s just not really the kind of thing I’d ever buy. Honestly, I’m not really an “expensive shoe” kind of girl; fancy handbags are more my thing (as you might have noticed). ... Read More »

Scroll To Top