frugal february

Trash to Treasure: SCRAP

by ilene on March 12, 2012 · 2 comments

in sewing

A few weeks ago, I shared about my urban adventure to salvage some vintage fabric scraps at Dark Garden Corsetry.  My friend Grace introduced me to another amazing resource in south San Francisco called SCRAP.  SCRAP calls itself a “creative reuse center”.  It’s a non-profit that collects donated old art supplies and sells it at […]


I set out to explore Hayes Valley last week and embarked on an unexpected mini urban adventure.  Hayes Vally is a  little neighborhood in San Francisco that has a bunch of cute restaurants and shops right near the downtown civic center area.  The main reason that I wanted to go was to stop by Dark […]


My friend Esther  blogged about making her own butter last week which I thought was SO COOL!  I’ve always wanted to make homemade butter!  I had almost a full pint of heavy whipping cream in the fridge leftover from Valentine’s dinner and this would be the perfect way to use it up.  Usually what happens […]


I hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day!  Jeff frequently has to work late unexpectantly, and that was the case for this past Tuesday, so we are celebrating tonight instead.  He’s making his special Valentine’s filet mignon (this will be the 5th year in a row!) and I made some homemade froyo. Hooray for dinner […]


My sister’s shiba inu, Bailey, has a special Valentine’s message for you: Bailey is sporting my valentine’s heart garland. Isn’t he the cutest?  What a handsome dog!! Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!  May it be filled with lots of love and laughter wherever you are!! You might also like:Ruffles Galore! Ruffly Flower Pillow TutorialQR Code Scavenger […]