John Oliver’s True Cost of Fast fashion

John Oliver is freaking brilliant.

Disclaimer: I am not at all an expert on the big business of fast fashion however I am a concerned consumer who has chosen to learn & share as much as I can through my own personal experiences & the wealth of resources available online.

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A Groovy Gold #ThriftyThursday

I’ve always had a soft spot for silver but had never been much of a fan of gold until I stumbled across this magnificent jumpsuit:

That groovy golden zipper and gilded leaf print had me swooning!

Get the outfit deets below:

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My Upcycled Curtain Skirt

Create an adorable floaty skirt from that sheer thrifted curtain with my quick & easy tutorial:

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Replace that Vintage Pot Knob

Remember that sad little pot lid that had lost its knob from my inherited enamelware collection?

I finally figured out how to replace that missing knob!

Here’s what I did:

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Another easy DIY bodysuit

Even though my first diy bodysuit blouse was easy and my second diy t-shirt bodysuit was super simple, my refashionista brain keeps insisting on trying to come up with an even easier method to refashion a top into an always-stays-tucked-in bodysuit.

I think this just may be the quickest and easiest version ever:

Here’s how to create your own in 5 minutes:

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Blogging: Dealing with Trolls

It’s absolutely fantastic that I’m able to share my creative tutorials with the world, encourage others to embrace sustainable style and reach such a large audience, unfortunately becoming popular online also comes with its fair share of ew mixed in with lurv.

Here’s how I deal with it:

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A Loose & Flowing #ThriftyThursday

As I searched through my wardrobe to put an outfit together for this week’s theme I was surprised to discover just how few items I own that could be categorized as loose & flowing – it appears that my sustainable style is more form fitting than floaty…

so my thrifted & refashioned bathrobe to breezy kimono jacket will have to do!

Here’s my (somewhat) loose & flowing outfit breakdown:

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DIY Destroyed Denim

Fabulously frayed denim never goes out of style and is ridiculously simple to achieve with the right repurposed tool:

Here’s my groovy method for easily giving your thrifted denim that wonderfully worn out look…

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How To Clean Vintage Enamelware

I was lucky enough to not only inherit a fabulous collection of vintage enamelware but also the groovy cleaning tips from the past to keep it in top condition:

Take a peek at the backstories of my still-in-use collection & discover how to maintain your own vintage enamelware:

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The DIY Upcycled Scrap & Pallet Wood Playhouse

I challenged myself to build a playhouse using only what we had stored in the attic:

Success!

Here’s how we did it:

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