This past weekend at the Nashville Flea Market I spent $12 and walked away with treasure galore!! My first find was a Vintage Singer Sewing machine for $5 ( I was told later by an appraiser that just one specific piece of it was worth $150) Then I really scored at the Gimme a 5 booth where they … More From Eighties to Adorable: $1 Dress Revamp Tutorial from 365 Days of Thrift
I don’t care where you live- this summer has been incredibly hot. Here in the south it has been icky sticky humid as well. The other day, as I raced around my house and my home studio working on projects and orders for Monarch Couture, I found myself wishing I had some sort of work smock. Something … More DIY Dress Project: Turn your Husband into a Housedress!
Today is the first of two segments I have this week on Talk of The Town where I’ll be giving tips on how to stay focused and find Goodwill Gold in the overwhelming sea of Thriftstore booty. The day before the shoot I had 30 minutes to pick out goodies and I managed to fill three shopping … More Nineties with a Twist: A 30 Minute Maxi Vest DIY
If you head on over to giveit2goodwill.org today- you will find my Bonnaroo Style Tips Guest Blog. I had soon much fun putting these looks together- and there are some simple Bonnaroo Survival tips in there that you really don’t want to miss! In the meantime- I promised a tutorial for my first look- so here it is: … More Pillowcase Alchemy: How to turn $1 Vintage Bedlinen into an Adorable Summer Top
The weather outside is frightening…and although I’m sure that those of you who live in areas with actually scary weather will make fun of me for my lack of enthusiasm for 20 degree days, I think we can all agree that none of us would mind taking a trip back to late September when it … More #tbt: Dreaming of Indian Summer
Oh hey, So, I have a confession. Remember that show: “Extreme Makeover”? I know it is a terrible, horrible, superficial show…but I kinda liked it. I mean who doesn’t like a good make-over? Like on Oprah- when they take the women who always wear bad mom jeans and sweat pants and give them a sassy … More Transformation Tuesday: Vintage Dress Revamp Tutorial