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How I reclaimed my wedding dress after my divorce

After my divorce, I had this dress in my wardrobe that fitted me perfectly but that I couldn't wear, and that I couldn't bring myself to give away. In some ways, I felt like this dress was stopping me from moving on with my life. So I decided to reclaim my wedding dress.

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Wear your activity tracker on your garter

Wondering where you're gonna put your wearable tech on your wedding day? Do what Ruby did, and pop your Fitbit (or other activity tracker) on your garter, and watch as you rack up some impressive data.

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How to paint your wedding flats on the cheap and nerdy

I really wanted to keep in the nerdy wedding vibe going with my shoe choice, so I began searching for Doctor Who or Star Wars shoes that were cute and not more than $50. Yeah, I know… I'm dreaming. So instead I bought a pair of shoes from Payless and decided to paint them. Here's my step-by-step guide to painting my shoes…

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How a giggling hairy man inspired the easiest DIY hair fascinators ever

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My incredibly simple, $14, no-sew DIY veil

I can hardly even consider it a real project because I put zero effort in to it, aside from coming up with the idea in the first place and picking out the fabric. Despite my sewing machine still being unopened in the box (for three years) I was all like "I can do this!" So my mom and I headed to a craft store in search of a gigantic piece of fabric to make this happen…

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How to make a Portal Companion Cube card box

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Make this super-easy and super-adorable Dog of Honor necklace

Marley May, our seven-year-old rescue pitbull-whippet mix has offered her services as Dog of Honor for our upcoming nuptials. She wanted a special necklace to let our guests know her important status, so I made her one with burlap, ribbon, and silk flowers. It took about an hour to make and she's so goshdarn adorable with it on, I can hardly stand it! Here's how you can recreate this Dog of Honor necklace for your own pooch…

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DIY corset pattern, fitted exactly to you, with duct tape

It is completely possible to buy a pattern to make a corset for yourself, but if you have non-standard measurements, there is a decent chance that the pattern will require a high amount of alteration anyway. So why not just make a completely custom pattern, fitted exactly to you, with duct tape? I did and it has been awesome!