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Modern, affordable LDS artwork. This whole set up of huge sizes, 24x36, was just $166 all in. There are tons of options for the temple prints as well. I think I'm in love.

Large, modern, and affordable LDS Artwork

When we moved into our house in April, we were suddenly faced with masses of tall empty walls. Moving out of a basement apartment, we didn’t have nearly the artwork or furniture we needed to fill the space.  I needed decor and fast, but I also still needed money in […]

DIY Flannel Receiving Blankets 3 Easy Ways

This post is a collaboration between JOANN and I.  All opinions are my own. I spent over an hour just grazing the selection of flannels at JOANN before I could finally decide what to get. It was actually very enjoyable. I felt like a kid in a candy store.  I […]

Ridiculously easy last minute halloween costumes. Old man--use flour to whiten hair, draw on wrinkles with an eyebrow pencil, and pop the lenses out of some dollar store reading glasses.

Ridiculously Easy Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Tired of being a pedestrian for Halloween every year? With little time and minimal effort, you can go from boring, to costumed in about 5 minutes or less. Caught in Bad Weather This first costume is one of my favorites. I used some craft wire to make it look like […]

5 Creative Sheet Costumes–without damaging the sheets!

I had so much fun creating these no-sew sheet costumes! The best part is that there is no damage to your sheets, so they can be used as bed sheets again as soon as Halloween is over! I recommend wearing a something underneath all of these costumes since they are […]

DIY faux fur wrap. Takes less than an hour and looks beautiful for winter weddings of vintage ensembles. #diyfashion

DIY Faux Fur Stole

This post is a collaboration between JOANN and me.  All opinions are my own. JOANN recently sent me some of their new faux fur fabric to try out.  I had never worked with faux fur before, but it was so soft and beautiful I figured it would be fun to […]

How to insert an eyelet. Dress is McCall's M7537

How to insert an eyelet (Part of McCall’s 7537)

This post is made in partnership with JOANN, all opinions are my own. Have you ever been super intimidated to try something, but once you did it, you just felt plain silly because it was so easy? That’s exactly how I feel about inserting eyelets. I used to think it […]

McCall's M7717 pattern review. The sleeves!!!

McCall’s M7177 Pattern Review

I picked up this mustard floral fabric last year at the Golden West Swap Meet in Huntington Beach.  It’s one of my favorite places to get fabric for exceptionally low prices.  I think this ran me about $2 a yard.  Everytime we vacation in Huntington Beach, which is about once […]

McCall's M7577 romper. Fabric from JOANN. #handmadewithjoann

McCall’s M7577 Summer Romper with JOANN

This post was created in partnership with JOANN.  All opinions, dance moves, and ideas are my own. I’ve had McCall’s m7577 in my pattern stash for MONTHS! I was so excited when I came across this pretty floral knit fabric from JOANN because I knew it would pair well with […]

The Ultimate 1920s Dress for the Best Price

Today is an exciting day because I’m officially announcing that WhileCamdenSleeps.com has become KaraMetta.com.  I began this blog over 6 years ago when my first son, Camden, would take his many newborn naps.  Now, as a mother of three, including Camden that NEVER naps anymore, I felt the name just […]

DIY pom pom shorts with @JOANN and kwiksew k4181. #handmadewithJOANN

4th of July Pom Pom shorts with JOANN and Kwik Sew K4181

This post is a paid partnership with JOANN. All opinions are my own. I’ve keep finding myself admiring the projects my friends have done using pom pom trims. I decided it was finally time for me to jump onboard with the trend! With the 4th of July in mind, I […]

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