DIY: Dip-Dyed Paper Butterfly Garland

Please welcome our very first guest blogger, Alissa Thiele! Alissa is a Portland based artist who’s photography & illustration work is inspired by the Pacific Northwest – the mountains, mushrooms, ocean, and sea otters. Alissa loves creating jewelry with kitschy, vintage gems. Her work can be found at many locally owned stores and in her… 

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DIY: Aromatherapy ‘Cat Nap’ Eye Pillows

I’ve been struggling with neck and back pain for over a year now. Chiropractic and physical therapy haven’t seemed to be working so I’ve been looking for alternative, DIY treatments to manage my pain and heal. The first thing I’ve started is learning and practicing yoga. I’ve found that the gentle stretching and relaxation techniques… 

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SHOW +TELL: Tips On Creating An Amazing Costume

In 2012 my boyfriend James and I went to Faerieworlds in Eugene, Oregon to see Donovan perform. Costumes are a big part of the festival so we had fun creating our own. James created his costume with all thrifted items he found at Goodwill and SCRAP here in Portland. MY COSTUME DETAILS: Dress: Used to… 

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