I’m sure most of you have your party duds already picked out for tomorrow- but in case you don’t, this is makeover is fun on so many different levels… Hell, even if you know what you are wearing, the before and after on this one is one of my favorites so far. So without explanation, … More From Drunken Gram to Rock and Roll Glam: A 365DOT NYE Dress Redux
I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas. If I’m being honest, I’m looking forward to getting of the fast and busy Holiday train and back into normal habits and routines (like eating well, working out and going to bed on time.) I had a mellow Christmas with friends (my family lives in California- and … More Ponies and Plaid for Christmas
Listen, I know that you think this is a dorky granny sweater. I know that you see it and you’re like, “OMG- that is a horrifying Geriatric sweater from hell! It looks like a doll obsessed 4 year and a Midwest granny got together a designed it! This sweater represents all of the bad things … More From Granny Sweater to Adorable Dress: A Perfect Christmas Weekend DIY
Sometimes I end up creating the coolest things out of mistakes… I had originally envisioned creating a simple drapey jacket like the one pictured below. However- after cutting a bit too much length off of the back and using it to create a collar that looked not at all like what I was going for, … More From Grunge to Glam: A DIY Kimono Jacket from Thrifted Flannel
I have an insanely over active imagination. Personally I love it- it’s like everything in the universe is trying to tell me a story- including the dresses. As many of you know by now- I like to have fun with the before looks and since I was already working on a neurotic teacher character for … More Samantha gets a Makeover: A DIY Dress Redux.
It’s the first day of Christmas… and because I am insane, I have decided to celebrate with the “Twelve Days of Thriftsmas” where I will be making over one thrifted item each day from now until Christmas. I’m calling it insane because it’s about to be the busiest twelve days in the land- but who … More Thriftsmas Sewing Magic: Turning an XXL Flannel into the Cutest Winter Cape
I”m always saying on here how I’m not a shoe girl… I take it all back, maybe I just didn’t have any good shoes, maybe I just didn’t understand the utter glory and joy that only shoes can bring (okay, that was a little bit excessive, but ladies- I think you feel me here.) I … More Thrifted Shoes in the Wild: $1000 worth of Shoes for under $100