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:
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 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!
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:
Not all refashions are winners and I usually wouldn’t share my hilarious failures but this one was simply too awkwardly bad to hide away & keep to myself:
The idea was brilliant – transform a frumpy vintage dress into a stylin’ jumpsuit.
The method was solid in my head – but when put into practice was sorely lacking.
So without further ado here’s what I did and what I learned for my next (hopefully successful) attempt:
Take a peek at how I took this dress from frump to fantastic in minutes…
Who doesn’t love a groovy pair of bell bottoms?
Hippify a pair for yourself in minutes with my ultra quick step-by-step: