You don't need to go out and spend a fortune each season on new items to fill your wardrobe... with a little imagination and creativity you can revamp items to inject new treasures into your wardrobe! According to an environmental report put out by The Australian Government, Australian's acquire an average of 27 kilograms of… Continue reading Treasure Hunt: In Your Own Wardrobe!
How to be the cutest snow bunny when you hit the slopes With these cold winds blowing, I thought it was a fitting time to get out my parka. I have some extra time on my hands, and I thought my parka was too plain... so it seemed the perfect time to spruce it up!… Continue reading Snow Bunny
Hot Diggity Dog
While staying at home, I have been doing a lot of craft and sewing. I recently purchased a denim vest for my dog and decided to spruce it up and add a rockabilly twist! Here is what you will need: Dogs denim vest 2. Patches, buttons or cool fabric ￼ 3. Scissors 4. Thread 5.… Continue reading Hot Diggity Dog
Earrings as Art
I have a creative and practical way of displaying and storing my earring collection! I will show you the the steps of how to make this earring holder artwork. It is easy and only takes a couple of hours. Materials you will need: Picture frame Fabric of your choice Spray paint Chicken wire Small screwdriver… Continue reading Earrings as Art
You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!
I recently hosted a 1950's style BBQ and invited some friends. Let me tell you how I went about preparing for my 1950s themed event! Image 1 Firstly, the dress code was 1950s style. This made for excellent themed photos and great memories! The men dressed in jeans with rockabilly shirts or t-shirts. They rocked… Continue reading You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!
How to Cover a Chaise Lounge and A Cushion
This blog shows you how easy it is to cover any lounge. You can cover it all if needed or you can cover only part, like I have done, if that will suit the look. It is a cheaper alternative to up cycle a lounge and recycling helps to save the environment and reduce your… Continue reading How to Cover a Chaise Lounge and A Cushion
DIY Retro Oven Mitt and Hot Pad
If you have been wanting to replace your old oven mitt and hot pad then why not make your own! I am going to help you through an easy step by step guide to making an oven mitt and hot pad in your favourite retro fabric to suit your retro kitchen. It is an easy… Continue reading DIY Retro Oven Mitt and Hot Pad
Do you have pairs of jeans or denim jackets, and find that you aren't wearing them as often anymore? I decided to make some changes and up-cycle my denim to portray more personality. Here are some different ideas to make your denim extra fancy and express yourself! 1.Denim Jacket with Tulle HemlineI purchased this jacket… Continue reading DIY Denim
Spring Cleaning – the 50s way
How to Create a Retro Bedroom
Bedroom decor has changed over the decades. I love the look of mixing retro items with some modern day necessities, while keeping the retro feel to my decor. Below are some examples of bedrooms through the decades to use as an influence. 1950s style bedroom 1960s style bedroom 1970s Style lBedroom 🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷 For my room… Continue reading How to Create a Retro Bedroom
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