DIY Fashion for Dummies (5 fast DIYs you can do with nothing more than scissors and safety pins)

Happy Friday faithful thrifters!  It’s been a whirlwind of a month (in the best possible way!) and today I had the pleasure of spending my last Friday of the month with the beautiful and wonderful Meryll Rose on Talk of the Town.  It was like sports meets fashion skills as we went over 5 super … More DIY Fashion for Dummies (5 fast DIYs you can do with nothing more than scissors and safety pins)

Thrifted Clothes and Million Dollar Homes with Meg Epstein of California South

I knew I liked Meg from the second I heard her voice.  I literally hadn’t even see her face- I was taking a class and she was outside  the door talking and I thought, “I like that voice, I could listen to that voice all day long…” She really does have the most pleasant voice- … More Thrifted Clothes and Million Dollar Homes with Meg Epstein of California South

From Drunken Gram to Rock and Roll Glam: A 365DOT NYE Dress Redux

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

From Granny Sweater to Adorable Dress: A Perfect Christmas Weekend DIY

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

From Grunge to Glam: A DIY Kimono Jacket from Thrifted Flannel

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

Thriftsmas Sewing Magic: Turning an XXL Flannel into the Cutest Winter Cape

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