From Eighties to Adorable: $1 Dress Revamp Tutorial from 365 Days of Thrift

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

DIY Dress Project: Turn your Husband into a Housedress!

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!

Pillowcase Alchemy: How to turn $1 Vintage Bedlinen into an Adorable Summer Top

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

Transformation Tuesday: Vintage Dress Revamp Tutorial

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