I’ve been creating eerily fun 3D portraits for years as über personalized gifts for ecstatic-to-receive-them-friends but for whatever reason never thought to make any of my own family…until now: …obviously not exact likenesses but a hilarious addition to the living room wall nonetheless! With a touch of creativity & some bits ‘n’ bobs from around […]
Archives for June 2012
** Check out my all new & improved Vintage Necktie Wristlet Tutorial in my fancy schmancy Confessions of a Refashionista: Life on the Zig Zag e-book, available worldwide! ** Remember those completely adorkable necktie wristlets from Pillows-a-la-Mode? Well, I finally found a few spare minutes to create some of my own… with a variation of […]
As my original Jolly Jumpsuit turned out so well and was so easy to make when I discovered a psychedelic super soft jersey blouse in my stash I just had to make another one for the munchkin to groove around in! Whilst foraging through the storage room I came across 2 bamboo-fabric placemats that just […]
Hurra! Hurra! Come one, come all & watch how I transform an anythingbutsexy xxxxl nightie into a beautious boho blouse…abrakadabra zingzangzooie…let the show begin!
Did you know that 1 in 10 Europeans were conceived on an Ikea bed? Our little scamp is among that flat-packed-furniture-boot-knockin 10% so even though our bed had its fair share of battle scars & we really wanted a funky new frame, we decided to see what creative improvement we could come up with because […]
Can you guess the quick and totally necessary hack I did during lunch? Give up?
No matter how hard I try or how many how-to’s I follow I can’t shirr…there…I admitted it & whew, what a load off my mind! I’m sure I can’t be the only shirr-challenged refashionista out there so I came up with a shirr-cheat guaranteed to fool even the most professional of shirrers: Lookit that! Shirred […]
I scored an absolutely gorgeous silk top for €1…the problem? My entire family could have comfortably camped out in it: …from tent to top in about 20 minutes
I’m a book geek. If given the choice between tv or a good read I’d pick those perfect pages every time. However, as my book collection is slowly taking over any bits of extra space we have & I already made a few secret book safes, I’ve been scouring the ‘net for ingenious re-uses for […]