A Quick Blazer Embellishment Tutorial

Need to add a quick bit of snazz to a boring blazer?

Here’s how to take those jackets from dull to delightful in minutes!

+ how to make your own lovely lace front tee

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A Simple DIY Kimono Refashion

Ah Spring! Flowers are blooming, trees are budding and it’s finally time to pack away the winter woollies and get started refashioning those warmer weather clothes!

One of my fave Spring wardrobe staples is also a brilliantly simple refashion: The perfect for layering kimono jacket.

Raid your blouse collection, get my tute over on Dream a Little Bigger and create your very own oh-so-simple DIY kimono!

all the tutes!

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Easy No Heat Curls Overnight?

My search for a quick & easy method that will tame my unruly thick locks into some form of submission without the aid of a hair dryer, straightener or chemical styling products may finally be at an end!

but first let’s revisit The Great Sock Bun Curls FAIL:

erm, not exactly the stunning result I had hoped for. 

All is not lost! Thanks to the brilliant how-to from Kristen Maldonado I’m rocking this rather voluminous yet controllable head full of manageable curls:

Perfection! Here’s how it’s done:

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Get my CoaR Books for 4 Bucks!

I’ve teamed up with magnificent maker community Kollabora & collected my absolute fave upcycled DIYs to bring you an all new Confessions of a Refashionista e-book series!

I’ve gathered my best Delightful Dresses, DIYs for Guys and Upcycled Toy projects together into 3 convenient e-books and am thrilled to announce that they are now available for instant download for a mere $4 (US).

Check out what the new Confessions of a Refashionista series is all about + help me decide which book(s) to write next:

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A Simple Refashion for Girls

My kiddo wanted to dress to impress for her birthday party at pre-school and oh-so-politely asked that I make her something “bootiful and vewy strong”.

I puzzled over her vague request for a bit and came up with this:

A cotton & tulle dress with the strength of a pirate!

(the plastic dress-up box shoes were selected & styled by the munchkin but did not make final approval to be worn to pre-school)

Here’s how it quickly came together + another refashionista mistake that I make far too often:

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