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How to be an (Im)perfect Pinup

I love clothes. And accessories. And putting together outfits. And dressing up! I would love to look like a perfect pinup every day! However sometimes (my) life just doesn’t work that way. 1,412 more words


Empty Your House For Free

I’m a big fan of ‘Kirstie’s Fill Your House For Free’ currently on its second series on C4. But as well as being inspired by the indefatigable Kirstie Allsopp to upcycle all sorts of bits and pieces that other people are throwing out, it has had another very beneficial effect. 202 more words


Who would get rid of these?

Here’s a great thrift store find. Two wooden orange mounted peacocks. I paid $1.99 for each. Who would get rid of these????

I want to see all of your cute finds. 6 more words

D.I.Y. High-Waist Shorts

We’ve all seen them, we all want them. High-waist shorts are making a strong come back. Urban Outfitters has them, along with many others. Why pay $59.99 for a pair when you can make your own for under $5. 156 more words


The Holy Grail... My Day of Yard Sales

We haven’t gone to yard sales much this year, but the ones we have gone to haven’t been bad. Today it didn’t seem like many people had sales so we spent a good part of our morning just driving around hunting for them. 998 more words

Creamsicle Stripes

Thrifted Levi Boyfriend Jeans, Thrifted Chelsea & Theodore Top, Rugged Warehouse Blazer

This outfit literally costs less than $10. The jeans and top are thrifted from GoodWill and the blazer is from Rugged Warehouse, the “Ross” of College Park, if you will. 91 more words


Summer DIY T-Shirt Series: Embellished Neckline

Well… drop me off at the new studio, crank up some Bonnie Raitt tunes and fill up a Fred Press with some iced seltzer. There’s been some sewing goin’ on! 156 more words