3 Ways to Distress Your Denim

I am a total sucker for any type of distressed denim, it is a bad addiction. I once bought a pair of the most insanely holey jeans for my Halloween costume (Wayne Campbell of Wayne’s World naturally) and I not only still have them, I still occasionally still wear them. My favorite type of distressed denim is the kind that I do myself though! It gives me a lot of pride to see my hard work payoff!  Here are the three different ways I chose to distress my denim! YOU’LL NEED:Your denim (100% cotton is best)An Exacto KnifeSandpaperTweezersFabric Scissors THE MEGA-DISTRESSED BLACK…

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Super Easy Granola Bites

As much as I love the convenience and ease of packing a name-brand granola bar into my bag, I just cannot justify the price and wastefulness of the packaging to myself. That is why I was so excited to find a way to make these super easy granola bites without any baking! They are perfect for making in bulk on a Sunday night!  Simply mix all the above ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Then separate into any shape of your choice! I usually roll them into 1″ balls and store in an air-tight container for up to 10 days in…

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Summer To Do List

I remember the last few days of school as being some of the most magical and painstakingly slow moving days of the year. It was like waiting for Christmas morning but for the entire month of June. Needless to say I spent most of my final days in Calculus scribbling out my annual list of “Things To Do Over Summer”. These lists would includes personal goals such as finishing a painting series I had started, as well as general shenanigans I wanted to partake in, like attending a midnight showing of a movie or venturing out to Raging Waters for…

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Downloadable Phone Wallpaper

Hello All and happy Monday! I just thought that I would share a fun little freebie with you! Everyone loves something free right? These cute little wallpapers will add just the right touch of pizazz to any bland phone screen!  Hopefully this cures your case of the Mondays! Donuts download available here! I love you download available here!

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Welcome to Something Swell

For the last nine months I have found myself with something that I haven’t had in roughly eight years….spare time. Spare time is such a blessing because it gives you the time to decide who/what you want to be as well as what you want to do. With this new surge of spare time I’ve begun to realized that while my job is highly creative and I love it, it does not fill all of my creative wants and needs. That is why I decided to start my Etsy shop and why I am now starting this blog! This is an online…

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