About Julianne

Julie Since graduating from the "Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too," Julie's aptness for the written word picked up steam like a runaway train. Her journey thus far has been fueled by an adventurous heart, creative mind, and love of breakfast, baking, and bacon. She often makes social situations more awkward than they need to be and loves the word "scrumtrulescent!"

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Say Hello to Our Pinterest-Inspired Wedding Collection!

Decked out in Art Deco and drenched with color, Pinterest user Sarah Goodwin’s winning board from our Something ModCloth, Something You contest was the building block for our new wedding collection, Momentous Marry-ment. Out of 600-plus entries, Sarah’s board

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12 People You Should Probably Follow on Pinterest

Pin, you’re it! Do you have a Pinterest account that houses your most important inspirations, from kittens wearing sweaters to the best in DIY organization techniques for your studio space? If you haven’t — do it. If you have, then …

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How-to: Reupholster a Mid-Century Modern Chair

While reupholstering seems like a daunting task, it’s actually less difficult than it is time-consuming. So, if you’re up for saving money, getting your hands a little dirty, and have some extra time to spare, follow the steps below, and you’ll be on your way to sprucing up a simple piece of furniture.

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Art That’s A Piece of Cake!


“Two Tier” by Paul Ferney

If you can’t have your cake and eat it, then hang it on the wall! While recently shuffling though the always-inspirational blog of Jordan Ferney, I came across the works of her husband, and …

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Caitlin’s Style Soundtrack: The Space Between 11 & 12

“So much of my life runs parallel with a soundtrack.”

ModCloth customer Caitlin is a Portland resident with a sick sense of style and an ear for music. So it’s only natural that for our first Style Soundtrack of 2012, …

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Enamored with Etsy Artist Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis "DreamLand"

For artists, Jennifer Davis’ colorful, quirky style is one to aspire to, and for admirers, her style is one to be inspired by.

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Wear It’s At: Portland Band Blouse

Post-holiday season is a glorious time of the year. You remember all of the things you used to do when you had free time, such as relax and discover new music. In my recent search for undiscovered sounds, I happened …

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New Year, New Tunes

I don’t know about you, but after about the fifth list of the “50+ Best” songs/albums/remixes of 2011, it all gets lost in my head. So, instead of feeding you with another laundry list of the BEST SONGS EVER of …

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Your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions!

Last year, we polled all of you to find out what your top New Year’s resolutions were, and ended up with front-running responses such as ‘exercise’ and ‘a new attitude’. This year’s colorful pie contains the same top five categories, …

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Fave Finds: Vintage Cocktails For The New Year

Who: ModWriter Julianne

What: Vintage bar guide

Where: eBay

How Much: $5

When I Use It: “This guide features 80 drinks from back in the day, feeding my obsession for vintage cocktails. Just turn the dial to pull up …

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DIY Cork Bottle Stoppers That Are The Tops!

If you display many of your most-used bottles on your counter top for the sake of cooking like I do, this DIY can add a welcome touch of kitsch to your kitchen. With just a few materials, these DIY cork …

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Hot for Hot Chocolate Spoons

You forgot a gift for who? No one, actually, since you can pull together this Hot Chocolate Spoon DIY in a flash! Your gifts are already wrapped? Well then, invite a couple of friends over to celebrate the season with the most baller hot chocolate setup they’ve ever seen. The ingredients are sweet, the setup is simple, and the cleanup is finger-lickin’ good.

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How-to: A Two-Ingredient Patina Aging Solution

DIY patina tutorial

DIY patina tutorial

Skip harsh chemicals or solutions if you’re looking to give a piece of metal a beautiful verdigris tint. All you need is apple cider vinegar and non-iodized salt, both of which can easily be found at almost any market!

This …

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Raw Meyer Lemon and Raspberry Chai Cheesecake

Initially, I was intimidated by the fact that the “cheese” in this cheesecake was not cheese at all. Cashews, Meyer lemon juice, honey, and coconut oil? It sounds crazy, but it’s not. It’s non-dairy goodness secretly hidden in beautiful cheesecake-form.…

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