Thrifty Threads: Dressing Up Basic Cutoffs

Posted On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrifty Threads 365

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A few years ago I did a post entitled I Hate My Legs. I hated the way they looked in shorts. Not in dresses, but just shorts, which I felt highlighted my short, stumpy stems and chubby knees.

It’s totally natural to have a body part that isn’t exactly your favorite asset. Well, fast forward a few years and I’m proudly showing serious leg in a pair of DIY cutoffs.

Fashion Hacks to Save Your Wardrobe

Posted On Monday, July 13th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide

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Fashion emergencies and snafus are inevitable, but it’s all about how you handle them. That’s where the right fashion hacks come in. Some people call them tips or quick fixes. Regardless of what you call them, they’re super helpful.

From how to remove makeup stains on your collar to ways to stretch out your shoes, these fixes are quick and don’t require MacGuyer-like skills.

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Creative, Affordable Ways to Organize Jewelry

Posted On Monday, June 29th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Home Decor, Thrift Stores

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When you’re cleaning out your closet, an often overlooked part is the accessories. In the same way you need to get rid of some clothes, jewelry also has to be evaluated as well.

Instead of just sharing tips, I decided to show how I clear out my own accessories and how I organize them using thrift store finds!

5 Easy Ways to Make Cheap Jewelry Look Expensive and Last Longer

Posted On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Style Guide

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I have a confession. I love cheap costume jewelry, especially in the summer. There’s nothing better than buying a pair of cute earrings, rings or bangles from a quick fashion store or an NYC street vendor. However, sometimes the jewelry just screams costume and cheap.

And you know my motto. Just because you’re dressing on a dime, you don’t have to look like it. That’s why I’m sharing five tips to make your cheap jewelry last longer and look way more expensive than it really is. Here’s what to avoid and what to do to make the cheap look chic!

5 Minute DIY: Convert Broken Jewelry Into a Necklace Holder

Posted On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY

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I absolutely hate throwing anything away. Seriously, before I toss something in the trash, my first question is, “can I use this for something else?”

That thinking led me to upcycle my broken jewelry and create a storage solution for my collection of necklaces. Check out how I reused broken brooches, necklaces and rings as a way to hang necklaces. It’s the easiest DIY project ever.

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