Marlena Mayle is a sewing enthusiast from Wisconsin. You can find more of her awesome DIY projects and Care Bears-inspired outfits over at her blog, Self-Constructed Freak.
Presents that will charm your loved ones’ socks off.
Easy DIY art that will sparkle and shine.
As summery as freshly mowed grass.
This DIY is wardrobe-changing.
Some seriously fun hair accessories.
A DIY decoration for your room.
Get in on this trend.
You and this garment are gonna go places.
It’s practically magic.
You’ll probably want to do this to every shirt you own.
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