Friday is my groovy penny pinching DIY day over on That ¢heap Bit¢h!
Pop on over and take a peek at my thrifty belt rescues & get your upcycling on!
I scored this absolutely amazing 2m x 1.80m length of vintage fabric at the flea market for a mere €1.50!
I haven’t a clue what it’s composed of but it’s super soft, has A LOT of stretch & is semi-transparent with a fab waffle texture.
The question is: Just what should I create with this groovy find?
Vote below for your fave idea & I’ll choose the most popular, get makin’ and share the how-to:
Nothing says “effortless casual style” quite like a comfy pair of overalls:
Here’s how to create your own pair of throw-on-and-go overalls in under an hour:
Guess who’s the newest contributor over on That ¢heap Bit¢h?
That’s right! Yours truly is now the official thrifty DIY Diva of cheapdom! Whoo Hoo!
Take a gander at my first groovy post & be sure to take a leisurely scroll through this forthright & oh-so-thriftastic fashion & lifestyle blog!
It’s no secret that I’m not much of a fashion-trend-follower & prefer to revel in my own quirky style… BUT I do have a soft spot for unique thrifty outfits so when I saw Ariane’s gingham & floral ensemble infatuation struck & I knew I had to recreate the look.
*Coincidentally I had recently been given a pair of vintage gingham trousers at the flea market by a rather flirtatious older gentleman who thought they would “suit my young self”…
Just a couple of freaking cool Canadians, eh?
Flower Power Sunglasses (thrifted & refashioned) €0.20 – Floral Blouse (ebay & refashioned) €1.50 – Vintage Wristlet (flea market) €3 – Rings (thrifted & handmade) €0.10 – Vintage Gingham Trousers (flea market) €0 – Vintage Sandals (ebay) €6
Total outfit cost: €10.80
…and how awesome is my mint condition 1960’s leather wristlet? The lovely elderly seller at the flea market said she got it as a gift in 1966 and never used it…this fabulous & oh-so-functional little bag shall get loads of use now!
Check out Ariane’s Thrift Outfit post for her complete ensemble + some fun facts about gingham…
Remember my fab Kittenhood inspired denim overall dress?
Well my pretties, it has been transformed into a most adorable pinafore with these thrifty ingredients:
Head on over to Kittenhood for the step-by-step tutorial – a groovy guest post by yours truly