LEGO Polymer Clay Necklace Tutorial

Ever feel like wearing a LEGO necklace?

If you ask my 6-year-old daughter Natalie that question she’ll answer, YES!

So we made one.

LEGO Polymer Clay Necklace Tutorial

These special necklaces are so fun and easy to make. Natalie decided to make her necklace with a magenta LEGO brick — she’s obsessed with magenta — and we were able to make it in just a few hours (including prep and baking time). She’s been wearing her necklace ever since.

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Ash Play Suit

Ash Play Suit :: Sewn by Living with Punks

I've been dying to sew this pattern up, but guys.... I have a confession.  I didn't sew all. summer.  Geesh! Summers are just crazy.  I always think sumers offer a few months of relaxation...I'll get caught up on all these … Continue Reading

Customized Scrabble Zipper Pulls

Scrabble Tile Zipper Pulls

I've always wanted to make something with scrabble tiles!  They are the perfect size for creating your own personalized anything.  I've seen adorable initial pendants and really cool frames using them, so when Back-to-School … Continue Reading

Fabric Giveaway!

Is she crazy? Giveaway of 7.5 yards of PREMIUM fabric from Living with Punks!

Have you ever looked at your stash, and thought "Man, I need to get rid of some of that!" No?    Well, me neither! But, today is your lucky day, because I've lost my mind!  I'm giving away a nice part of my stash to ONE … Continue Reading

Pyrogriphied Wine Cork Plant Markers

Wine cork plant markers using wine corks and a woodburing tool! Cool!

I meandered back to my childhood with this one!  I remember using woodburning tools along with my siblings while growing up.  We all made our own plaque for mom on a particular Mother's Day.  They were quite the … Continue Reading

Tutorial: Easy Bandana Shorts

Easy Bandana Shorts by Living with Punks

I have an addiction to bandanas.  Not only can you find them in awesome prints and varying styles, but they also come in different sizes.  It's like cheap, pre-hemmed fabric all waiting for you to use your imagination as to … Continue Reading

Nestlé Girl Scout CANDY?!

Nestle Girl Scout Cookie Candy bars

Who remembers their younger years and all the fun they had at summer camp? Boy, I'd have some stories to tell if we were sitting around a campfire playing True Stories of Summer Camp ;)  Wouldn't you?  I had my first … Continue Reading

Bandana Apron

Bandana Apron Tutorial

Did you know you can take an ordinary bandana and make an apron? With a working pocket even?   It's great fun and super easy! Get the tutorial over HERE   Have more bandanas?  Try this … Continue Reading

Skyline Skirt Tutorial

Skyline Skirt  ||  Living with Punks

We just got back from an East Coast trip.  Kids and all!  It was a wonderful vacation that I highly recommend taking it if you can.  The kids were all pretty well behaved, (except for those moments when we had a few … Continue Reading

Recipe: Chimichurri Rojo

Chimichurri Rojo - a traditional green sauce, this red version is a savory sauce for red meat.

  Hubs and I developed this chimichurri rojo recipe to top all our barbecued meats this summer.  Hubs - he's a culinary whiz!  I'm so glad he discovered his true talents in life and that I get to benefit from it … Continue Reading