The Great Mommy & Munchkin refashion

Refashioning sustainable, ethical style for yourself is fantastic but when you can cleverly create some groovy new gear for your kiddo from the same upcycled victim you’re well on your way to a no-waste eco-fashion project of awesomeness!

Pop on over to Dream a Little Bigger and I’ll show you how to raid your refashion stash and whip up a rockin’ skirt for yourself + a pair of lounge pants for your little one with The Great Mommy & Munchkin Refashion!

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The Scrappy Tablecloth Maxidress

Remember my Groovy DIY Poncho and Cozy Cowl Sweater refashions?

Head to Dream a Little Bigger & find out how I created a comfortable and oh-so-versatile maxidress from the very last of the scraps left over from those two fab projects!

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The Fugly Dress Refashion: Part 2

And just what did I create with the leftover bottom of that fugly vintage dress?

A rather magnificent maxiskirt!

Here’s what I did:

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The Fugly Dress Refashion: Part 1

Remember those fugly vintage dresses that had been languishing in my stash for far too long?

All of your fabulous refashionista brainstorming in the comments gave my imagination the kick it needed to finally transform them into wonderfully wearable wardrobe additions!

First up – that marvelously patterned maroon number in the middle:

Take a peek at how I took it from frumpy schoolmarm to happy hipster:

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That Cheap (DIY) B*tch: Deliciously Hydrated

Does anyone else find it impossible to stay hydrated in the winter or am I the only one who needs the blistering heat of the summer sun to remind me to drink enough water?

During these frosty months stay deliciously hydrated with my DIY infused water how-to over on That Cheap Bitch! Your parched winter skin will thank you for it!

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A quick upcycled bag strap fix

Santa left me an almost perfect prezzie under the tree…

a butter soft vintage handbag large enough to tote my necessities about!

Unfortunately it was missing the shoulder strap…

Fortunately this DIY diva came up with lickety split solution:

I like to wear my bags hands-free messenger style so a long, adjustable strap was a must!

Here’s what I did:

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The Great Sock Bun Curls FAIL

I’ve been searching for a quick & easy method that will tame my unruly locks into some form of submission without the aid of a hair dryer, straightener or chemical styling products so when I saw the gorgeous rippling waves achieved by simply sleeping in a sock bun I knew I had to give it a whirl…

The sock bun survived the night pretty well, I’m impressed!

Now, let’s check out those gorgeous waves…

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Refashioning 101: Potential

Tired of the same dull resolutions that you just can’t seem to keep? This year promise to step away from unethically produced fast fashion & decor and make 2015 all about (re)creating your own one of a kind style!

Not sure where to start? Fear not! I’m here to help with my fancy schmancy new Refashioning 101 series over on Dream a Little Bigger!

Pop by Dream a Little Bigger & discover why “Refashionista Thrifting” is all about seeing potential, learn a few tips + check out the no sew technique I used to transform this dowdy vintage bathrobe into a delightful dress:

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The Casual Hoodie to Stylin’ Sweatshirt Refashion

Remember my Kangaroo Cover-up refashion from last year?

Well, the munchkin decided that hoodies were no longer cool & insisted a change was in order…

Here’s how to transform your own boring old hoodies into stylin’ sweatshirts:

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Posh Leftovers – a DIY Chocolate Recipe

Can you believe I made that delectable, luxurious looking chocolate from cheap foil wrapped ornaments left over from the holidays?

Raid your baking cupboard and let’s get making:

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