Just found this blog -- lovely design; great content; Kansas City-based and some (1, more?) of "The Gimme Some Bloggers" are MU alum | gimmesomeoven.com
a subtle revelry
How About Orange
lots of good stuff...like creating weathered driftwood finish on furniture; the PVC pipe as curtain rod; lots of inexpensive and no-sew stuff. genius.
In Honor Of Design -- good stuff, all around
waterblobtutorial Water Blob: Tutorial
Hand-Written Poster Project | from Making Nice in the Midwest
oh my goodness, how cute is this?! and it was a ridiculously ordinary dresser -- a broken down one at that. love. envy.
LOVE this site. Blogger ReFASIONISTA -- she buys clothes CHEAP at thrift store and then walks you thru the upcycle transformation. AMAZING STUFF! but part of why this works is that she's probably a size 1 so she can cut down almost anything she picks up. Cropping, cinching and RIT dye play big rolls ~ sure love her fearless original style!
"At times when I’m getting dressed the in morning I start with a really simple outfit (like jeans and a t-shirt) and then I just keep on piling things on top until I achieve a look that’s wild enough for my mood..."
Pretty Handy Girl.com has GREAT tutuorials
this blog looks AMAZING! THE. BEST. online tutorials I've ever seen. Here's a link to Nursery Rhymes and Sweet Times [specifically Camera Strap Slipcover Tutorial (with ruffles and lens cap pocket)] but SO MANY interesting projects and crafty things SO WELL demonstrated and explained
Fruit Balloons DIY - oh so fun! oh happy day!! great blog!
"sew dang cute crafts" -- @Avery Wagner, I thought you'd appreciate the tutorial on this skirt...well, a slightly longer version. CUTE!
in <3 love LOVE with Young House Love!
Red Door Home - it's a great one
thrift store cast aways, like an old dresser missing half its drawers become lovely furniture and decor (that dresser became a bench and is ADORABLE)
Elle Apparel :: lots of great tutorials; pictures of past projects -- sewing/craft based. Leanne Barlow's fun accessories, clothing and home decor inspire. Well-written, accessible and helpful.