Saturday, June 27, 2015

Thrift Audit: May 15, Church rummage sale, Part I

Lately, I've been playing both sides of the rummage sale game: going first thing when it opens, then doubling back on the second day to scoop up more stuff during the bag sale. So this is Day 1.



Thursday, June 25, 2015

Scarves Solve Everything: Vintage kerchief + turquoise tunic

Here's something to try the next time you're feeling lousy, and it's hot, and you haven't showered in two days: Tie a colorful scarf around your neck.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Thrift Audit: Salvation Army, May 4

Welp, I had meant to get another outfit post up this week, but that didn't quite happen. So let's just proceed with our regularly scheduled thrift audit, shall we?


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

I Can't Believe It's Vintage: Striped top + floral skirt

I picked up this skirt at my local Salvation Army (thrift haul post yet to come) and did a double-take when I saw a vintage label on it. The print looked so fresh and contemporary that I had to have a go at styling it before it sells in my Etsy shop.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Winning at Sewing: Self-Drafted Top

I feel like I'm setting you guys up for disappointment by featuring so many sewing projects so close together. The next one is going to be a long time coming! But I did knock a few out rather quickly, and this is my most recent creation:


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Mood Enhancer: White lace top + peach jeggings

This outfit was an exercise in taking the ordinary and making it, if not extraordinary, then at least a little bit better.


Saturday, June 6, 2015

Thrift audit: April 29, Salvation Army

When your husband says, "Do you want to go to the Salvation Army? Everything is 50 percent off," you say yes. Even if you were already there earlier that day. Because it's always a good time to go thrifting.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Winning at Sewing: DIY Lace Tablecloth Dress

I wrote a few weeks ago about my sudden craving for a maxi skirt, which led to me sewing a dress out of an old jersey bedsheet. So perhaps you can guess what happened when I, newly empowered with my mother-in-law's sewing machine, started lusting after a white lace dress.