The transformed refashion…

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

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Strapless no more: a modest refashion

As a member of the VaVaVoom Club since puberty strapless garments have never been at the top of my must wear list but when I spied a lurvly tube-topped beach dress for a mere €0.50 at the flea market I figured I’d give it a whirl…after adding some straps of course:

Get your straps on with my speedy how-to:

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my 10 minute tulle skirt: a dainty DIY

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:

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My Kittenhood Inspired DIY Overall Dress

When I saw Daria’s absolutely ingenious DIY pinafore I just knew I had to create one for myself…

*as my maxi-skirt-refashion-victim had a front zip I had to add a few tweaks & changes to her original tutorial

Here’s what I did:

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Ariane’s Inspiring Vintage Refashion

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!

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Snatch ‘em & Patch ‘em Jeans

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:

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