New Year Stitch Fix Review + Giveaway!

I’m back with my latest Stitch Fix Review and…a GIVEAWAY!

This Stitch Fix box was a fun one. It’s been super cold and grey here in the Northwest so I was looking for layers and comfy pieces, with pops of color. I also requested a pair of sneakers and some black distressed jeans. While I had some fit issues, I loved these selections my stylist made for me.

*This post contains affiliate links and I may be compensated for this post. As always, my opinions are all my own.

Wondering what the heck Stitch Fix is? Start here! {read more}

How to Make a Solar Night Light

Today I’m sharing the easiest little DIY project that you can do with your kids. I came up with this solar night light idea because my four-year old daughter is scared of the dark and we’ve tried so many things to help her sleep at night, but she still sleeps with her bedside light on. I don’t think this is good for her so we worked together to make a little solar night light that she could put on her nightstand instead. She had so much fun putting it together and of course my boys wanted one too. {read more}

How to Prevent Dark Jeans from Bleeding

kut from the kloth tag

If you’ve ever worn a new pair of dark wash jeans, you probably ended up with blue hands. The dark dye used in these washes can easily transfer to skin, clothing and furniture. This transfer of dye is officially called “crocking”. Whatever it’s called, it’s annoying! Say no to smurf hands.

Luckily, there are a couple of easy steps you can take to prevent dark jeans from bleeding. If you buy a new pair of jeans and find a tag on them warning you of the potential dye transfer, you need to follow these steps first thing. If you already have a pair of dark jeans, you can still use these techniques to prevent the dye from bleeding in the future. {read more}

DIY Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes

You guys. I don’t know why I didn’t think of this earlier.

You know I love to make my own cleaning supplies. So it occurred to me that it would be really easy to make some super handy natural disinfecting wipes by adding cleaning solution to a package of baby wipes.

There is no cutting of paper towels.

There are no harmful chemicals.

diy disinfecting cleaning wipes with baby wipes

DIY Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes

Supplies:
1 package of baby wipes
1/4 cup rubbing alcohol or vodka
1/4 cup vinegar
a few drops of dish soap or castile soap
essential oils of your choice (optional) {read more}

DIY Polka Dot Jeans

I am in love with polka dots and I am going to share with you this simple DIY Polka Dot Jeans project. You can easily adorn any pair of jeans, or in this case toddler leggings, with a unique polka dot print.

diy polka dot jeans

I was inspired to make these polka dot jeggings for my daughter after I got some super cute polka dot jeans in my Stitch Fix box. A little pattern really adds something unique to such a staple piece like jeans.

diy polka dot jeans

For this project, I used a gold fabric paint and a pencil eraser to stamp the pattern on the leggings. Specifically, I used Martha Stewart Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Craft Paint in Gold, and I was really happy with the color. It’s a true gold. {read more}