In the past 18 months or so, I have begun to appreciate fashion much more than I ever did before. There are a few reasons for this. First, I discovered thrifting and refashioning and realized I don’t have to spend a ton of money to look stylish. I also realized I could buy stuff
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It’s about time I rekindle the refashioning on this blog, what say you?
My good friend Marsha (of the DIY glass etching post) is an avid Pinner and has really great style. She loves jewelry and DIY as much as me, so we always love talking about our projects. Marsha sent me this DIY
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Several months ago, I bought a huge box of somebody’s old clothing for refashioning purposes. Although there were lots of great clothing (WAY bigger size than what I normally wear), this great experiment went nowhere because the holidays came and I got busy and started one refashion that took me months and months to finish.
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I’ve always been afraid that once I got my sewing machine, I’d eventually get to the point where I have no time to refashion. Unfortunately, the late fall and winter months proved me right. I started my latest pocket tshirt to ruffle tank top refashion the night of thanksgiving when Kelsey was our shopping
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Last year, my baby dressed up like a zebra for Halloween. It was his first Halloween and we got the costume at a consignment sale. Although it’s Florida and still a billion degrees in October (and the outfit was fleece), we tugged it over his chubby little legs and collected candy that only we
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I’ve really been into trying new (to me) fashion and styles. I’ve been seeing peplum a lot lately on a few fashion blogs, but you know me and my cheapness. Why would you buy something you could refashion?
I picked up this tshirt at the Salvation Army for $1. It’s an XL women’s
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A couple months ago, I won a lot of jewelry from eBay that included a ton of stuff, as well as some cheap plastic beads. I paid $20 for the lot, so I’m sure the person just threw them in there to get some junk out of her house…well played, eBay seller…well played.
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Yes, you. the one who has a ridiculously stuffed closet and an empty wallet?
Wouldn’t you love to turn that around? Like, make your wallet stuffed and your closet empty? So you can fill it up with more amazing things?
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The other day, I was perusing Old Navy and saw this skirt:
“Hub, did you see that skirt?”
“You mean the one that looks exactly like the one you made the other day out of that thrifted polo shirt?”
“Yeah, that one. And thanks for paying attention. That
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Have you ever looked at Pinterest and thought, OMG that looks so easy! I could totally do that!
And then, have you ever looked into your closet and thought, “hmm, I’d love to have a bright blue belt, but I don’t want to spend money on it.”
And then, have you ever texted your
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