Flipped | Sweater to Cowl {DIY + Tutorial}

Black on black, let’s do blue on blue. It’s a nice change from the usual.

Thanksgiving was like Christmas for me. My Dad opened his cedar chest (mmmm the smell of cedar) and gave me sweaters he no longer wore. Truth be told, these were for my husband but I was the middle man. Is that greedy of me?

This blue one was a bit boxy; not my man’s type anyway…
(Tutorial after the jump)

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Flipped | Sweater Skirt {DIY}

I showed you this sweater a few days ago. Well sweater no more, I’m loving my new skirt. Dig this ya’ll!

I’ll post tutorial tomorrow.
In the meantime find a sweater, needle, thread, and scissors! That’s all you need.

I’m wearing:
Skirt : Sweater from clothing swap
Top: Vintage
Ring: freshlygiven >> shop


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Swap Swap

When I decluttered my closet a few months ago, I promised myself I would not add another “non-staple” item. So why am I going to clothing swaps you ask. Well, you never know what you’ll find. I donated a large bag of clothing, and came back with a few pieces I can work with.

The Scrap Exchange hosted a community event yesterday, so my sis and I headed over to see what we’d get ourselves in to. I dig everything the scrap exchange puts together. They are truly an organization that empowers locals to be creative and socially conscience at the same time.

Frantically, my sis and I searched through piles of donated clothing. No shame here people,  for the low low price of $0.00, I scored a beautiful genuine leather A-line skirt, a fuuuuulllll pink skirt, 2 tops, and a sweater that will not be a sweater for long. Scissor happy me has plans to transform mostly everything I picked up. And you know I’ll share the diy love ya’ll.  Watch me now!


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Fall Prep

I’ve been doing a lot of Autumn talk around here lately. My challenge is to give you all more DIY projects, vintage inspiration, and whatever else interest me, in the upcoming season.

Check out my finds from the scrap exchange:

I’m thinking envelope clutches, autumn-ized mini skirts, and more earrings. How does that sound?
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Scraps

Over the last few weeks I’ve added a few more leather earrings to my collection.  I have all intentions of posting pictures this week. There will even be a giveaway for the month of July. Don’t miss it!

All of the materials I used are from a local shop named The Scrap Exchange. The name says it all. I love the store because I come out with the most random neatest finds, while supporting environmental and community awareness.

Here are a few ‘scraps’ I picked up:

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