diy

Sizing Up

Normally when I refashion things, I tend to take them in to fit me.  I have a tendency to think that more fabric means more possibilities.  Today’s refashion, however, is different.  I began with a skirt I bought from a Down East sale for $5.  I loved the artsy feel […]

A Painted Refashion

Hello! Today I’m going to share a refashion I did with paint that I originally wrote for brassyapple.com.  Sometimes I get weird ideas and just run with them.  This was certainly one of them. I got this white blouse from a yard sale held by the Orem High Ballroom Dance […]

$1.25 Red Carpet Dress

A while ago I hit up a high school marching band yard sale in Orem.  It was there that I scored 9 yards of black fabric for $1.25.  It was a cotton knit, so the possibilities were endless. Fast-forward four months, Provo City and Allegiant Air threw a family-friendly red […]

Estate Sale Refashion

If you are a follower of Brassy Apple, you may have already seen this refashion a few weeks ago.  Today is my day to share it. This little refashion that began at an estate sale.  I’m not usually a fan of estate sales seeing as how, in general, someone literally […]

DIY Stretchy Lace Skirt

I was really excited when I found some stretchy knit fabric in the remnant section of the fabric store.  I was even more excited when I found matching stretchy lace there too.  I immediately knew I wanted to make a cream lace skirt.  You may have seen the other lace […]

Easy and Versatile

Every 2-4 months I go through all my clothes and find piles of stuff I don’t wear anymore that I give away.  I feel like things come in and out of style so fast, it’s hard to keep up.  I want to buy stuff that will last, that’s versatile, and […]

The Hideous Dress Returns…

After posting about how I made the skirt above, my dear friend, Amy, dared me to wear the ugly top to church.  I was planning on throwing it away, but thought the challenge would be hilarious so I accepted. Sunday morning I decided to throw the top on backwards and […]

Pleated Dress Refashion

I was so thrilled when I came across this hideous dress for 50 cents at a garage sale.  Why? Because it was screaming to be transformed into a pleated skirt and I had been wanting one forever! When I saw this dress, what I really saw was the potential to […]

Where Camden Sleeps: An Entire Nursery for Under $350

Creating a Gender Neutral Nursery For some crazy reason, I felt like I couldn’t be a good mom until I had created the perfect nursery.  I spent hours on Pinterest, in Home Depot, and Ikea just to find the right colors and furniture.  Of course, I was thrifty in my […]

No Sew Bow Tie Tutorial

As much as I love sewing, I sometimes need a break.  As promised from the previous post, Blazers and Bow Ties, I have found a great, easy way to make your own bow ties.  These can be used for your little guy’s Sunday clothes, baby shower gifts, hair accessories, or […]

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