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)

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

TBT to Cruella DeVille and Thrifted Halloween perfection

The beauty in being an eccentric thrift-a-holic clothing collector, stylist and costume designer- is that come halloween- it’s usually pretty easy to create an amazing costume without spending too much money.  Last year, as usual, I was busy at all get out during this holiest of holidays- (for those of you who don’t know, I … More TBT to Cruella DeVille and Thrifted Halloween perfection