After the success of my crazy cool organza curtain skirt I thought I’d try my hand at a flouncy tulle version…
the failed ballerina in me totally digs it!
Here’s how to create your own in about 10 minutes from a thrifted curtain:
Need the perfect casual outfit topper?
Here’s how to create a pretty throw-over-anything-vest from that boring button down…
I thrifted an awesome 1970′s shirt for the dude, unfortunately he doesn’t quite share my enthusiam for all things vintage…
so I remade it for myself!
Here’s how I did it:
I love the convenience & excitement of big city living but space is always an issue…
The kiddo & her wardrobe had completely outgrown the dresser that once oh-so-neatly stored her little clothes & accessories and my search for something larger (yet small enough to fit into the scant space available in her room) revealed nil, so…
I once again hit the As-Is section of Ikea & let my imagination take over:
a groovy new munchkin closet that fits perfectly in the last remaining space in her room!
after painting the Gorm shelving unit blue I simply rearranged the shelves & removed the center wood slat from the top shelf to allow the valet space to peek through
added a couple of old coffee table legs to the inside of the unit for more hanging space
and popped some storage bins onto the shelves!
I had a frumpy yet fabulously patterned 1960′s top & skirt set hidden away for far too long…unfortunately refashionista inspiration just wasn’t happening with this one:
Thanks to the always amazing Ariane of the stylish blog Thrift Outfit & her inspiring trendy crop top video I now have this:
Take a peek at Ariane’s adorable tutorial & re-create your own dowdy thrifted set :
Merci beaucoup Ariane! Vous êtes une inspiration chic!
Create a spacious, adjustable strapped bag from a couple of thrifted table runners with my quick how-to:
My fantastic new-to-me crocheted tunic (thrifted for only a €1!) definitely deserved some equally awesome bohemian bottoms…so I snatched a pair of loose fitting jeans from my stash, grabbed my scissors & got to work!
The result? An adorable outfit with flower child flair!
Here’s how to make a pair of your own perfectly patched jeans: