Archive | August, 2011

Before & After: A DIY Footstool Makeover

25 Aug

A perfect afternoon DIY-project is giving a makeover to a vintage footstool. My $5 footstool was a thrift-store find that went from shabby-kitsch to Provincial chic. Here’s how I did it. Continue reading


How to Make a Vintage Dress Modern & Hip

22 Aug

The first hint of fall trends crept into this summer evening outfit with a cable knit vest and a wool fedora. See how I made this 70-year-old dress look modernly fashion forward. Continue reading

A Fashionista’s Perfect DIY Garment Rack

18 Aug

I love my vintage clothes and I simply can’t part with such one-of-a-kind pieces. Naturally, I did what any fashionista would do when the wardrobe has outgrown the closet: I built my own closeting solution! Continue reading

10 Books That’ll Inspire You

16 Aug

If eyes are the window to the soul, then books are the gateway to passion, of course, this is just my opinion. For instance, in my life, books have propelled my interests and in some cases, my life choices. Here’s my Top 10 List of Vintage Books. Continue reading