Monday, February 23, 2015

DIY toddler dress to stuffed animal

In some fit of insanity when my daughter was a baby, I decided that I was going to make her a stuffed animal every year out of something she wore the previous year on her birthday. The gift I gave her for her second birthday was decidedly mediocre, so I decided to raise the bar this year. I present to you Tuffy the Tiger: 

Friday, February 20, 2015

A week of fashion challenges

I've blogged before about the fun I have with fashion challenges, and even though I haven't been totally faithful to the concept, it's something I continue to enjoy. It keeps me reaching for things I wouldn't ordinarily wear, or try a look that isn't my usual style, and pushes me to make more of an effort to put together a cohesive outfit.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Making It Work: Pastel Maxi in Winter

Making It Work is a series devoted to styling unusual or distinctive pieces in an office-appropriate way. This installment takes a floaty, sheer, pastel maxi skirt and dresses it up, not just for the workplace, but for winter.
Making It Work: Winter pastel maxi

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Thrift audit: Jan. 26, Salvation Army

I've decided to start blogging more about my thrift purchases — what I'm buying and what I plan to do with it — as a way to track my successes and failures, and also as a way to explore the various options, pitfalls, etc., associated with secondhand clothing re-sale.