painted jeans

This was my first attempt at using handmade stencils and fabric paint to make something unique! I bought these paints at JC Penny for twenty bucks, and they were nice, and a darker green. But I wanted something a bit softer looking, so I decided to use some bleach to lighten their color. I made the mistake of not moving them around enough when I had them soaking, so they came out a little blotchy. But I decided why not cover up some of the blotches with flowers? Here’s a bit of a how-to on the process.

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altered thrifted blouse

I got this top for a dollar, (yes, a dollar), at a thrift store. It was a size 3X, but I just loved the cute print and bright color. I decided to take a stab at altering it to fit, even though my last attempt at altering a shirt went horrible. But this one was a success!

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accent pocket cut-offs

I am super duper proud of how these turned out! It’s almost summer, and it’s getting warmer out there, (well warmer than usual in Florida!), and I’ve been getting into short-shorts lately. I wanted to make something more fun than just regular cut-offs, and accent patches are lovely! Here’s a quick how-to! Note: You don’t have to make shorts, you can do this with any pants, or even shirts with pockets! (more…)

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