Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Clarissa Skirt/Jumper

This dress is early ‘90s fashion at its best. All I need is some loud leggings, and I would be set. I actually kind of like the dress as it is. With a pair of tights, boots and a belt, … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music

My husband’s aunt was visiting us this weekend. So, we went out to several antique stores on Saturday. This is what I came home with. I thoroughly enjoy wandering around antique stores, but sadly my husband never has. However, we … Continue reading

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DIY Kitchen Curtains

After searching fruitlessly for some curtains for my kitchen window that would (1) fit properly, and (2) look like I wanted, I recently convinced myself to make them. I don’t particularly enjoy making things for the house—like blankets, curtains and … Continue reading

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The Florist Halter

Yesterday, I decided to start with a vintage shirt instead of a dress.  I wanted a project that was a little quicker, since most of the day was spent running errands and thoroughly cleaning the house. (Ugh! But boy does … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Dress

Today’s piece was not in the picture from yesterday of all my thrift store treasures (It was hanging to dry after being laundered, and I forgot about it), but I did come across it on the same trip. I loved … Continue reading

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“Day at the fair” dress

An afternoon of thrift store browsing yesterday brought some exciting and inspiring discoveries. I will be reconstructing many of these beauties over the next few blogs. On today’s agenda was this dress… It looks like it belongs in a production … Continue reading

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