Rose Garden Redux: From Mama Love Maxi Dress to Beautiful Hi-Low Blouse

So I’ve been on this quest lately to actually finish all of my projects instead of just accumulating a giant closet full of “really good ideas”  I’ve been super busy with a lot of fun acting and styling work- but after finally finding the time to get rid of almost 20 bags of clothing (OMG!) … More Rose Garden Redux: From Mama Love Maxi Dress to Beautiful Hi-Low Blouse

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

Apples to Apples: How I turned an Ugly Hick-Tastic dress into the cutest little fall romper.

I don’t even know what anyone was ever thinking wearing  a dress like this.  It’s Bad, real bad. Bad to it’s fricking apple blossom bones.  But with it being fall, and the dress being covered with all of those cute little apples and apple blossoms- I thought it was worth rescuing. So rescue it I … More Apples to Apples: How I turned an Ugly Hick-Tastic dress into the cutest little fall romper.