Giveaway: Uncommon Goods

Nov 4, 2013 | 170 Comments

Happy Monday!!  There’s really nothing better than a fun giveaway to kick off the week, right?

One of my favorite sites, Uncommon Goods, is giving away a $50 gift card to a lucky reader!

New Dress A Day - Make Your Own Lip Balm Kit - Uncommon Goods

Uncommon Goods!

They have such a cool collection of products – I got a cheesemaking kit for one of my cheese-obsessed friends last year for Christmas – and just a really well curated DIY gifts section to pick from.  I tried this organic Make Your Own Lip Balm kit by Herban Crafts to experiment with one of their offerings…

New Dress A Day - Make Your Own Lip Balm Kit - Uncommon Goods

DIY kit time!

…and as much as I thought I was going to mess up, it couldn’t have been easier.  Click through to see how my glosses turned out and to enter the giveaway!

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Kelly’s NDAD Creation: Halloween Edition

Oct 21, 2013 | 13 Comments

More amazing costumes from you guys continue! I love this one that Kelly created for her daughter. Just wait until you see the final photo!

Thank you for inspiring me and so many others to reuse, repurpose and recycle! As Halloween approaches, I wanted to share my story about the costume I made for my daughter last year. My daughter recently got into archery so I thought it would be easy to make a Halloween costume that would go with her bow and arrows – Robin Hood. Ready-made costumes I saw online were expensive ($35!) so off to the thrift store I went to see what I could do. I found this white blouse for $5 that had the “look” of what I was going for.

New Dress A Day - DIY - Goodwill - Halloween Costume


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