DIY: 3 Easy Ways to Upcycle Your Vintage Jewelry

Posted On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide


Though I love a good DIY, if a project has more than 10 steps or requires a ton of tools, I can’t get with it. That’s why I’m all about the quick, easy DIYs anyone of any skill can achieve.

You might remember when I raided my grandmother’s closet for her vintage clothes and jewelry. While I’ve worn some of the pieces, a bit of the jewelry is broken. Fabulous, but broken or just not my style. Instead of tossing them, I decided to remix the broken jewelry.

Check out the easy DIYs below and see how I incorporate the vintage jewelry into wardrobe basics {button down shirt, clutch, strappy sandals} every woman has.

Having It All When Your Budget Is Limited

Posted On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Style Guide

Compensation was provided by Nissan via Mode Media.


Let me start out by saying I don’t believe in the idea of “having it all,” especially not at the same time. But I do firmly believe in having the best you can afford. That mindset is exactly why I started Looking Fly on a Dime® five years ago. From traveling on a budget to looking my best in spite of making little to no money in NYC, I’m a firm believer that your best has nothing to do with your wallet.

Here are a few ways you can have it all, even when your budget is limited.

Links to Save By: Affordable Style & Home Solutions

Posted On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Fab Under $50, Thrift Stores

Links to Save By: Affordable Fashion and DIY

5 Shopping Apps You Should Download ASAP {my weekly Cheap & Chic column for}

Tips for Shopping Vintage Jewelry {Miss Kris}

17 Fabulously Easy DIY Beach Coverups {Buzzfeed Style}

Beauty Splurge vs. Steal of the Week: YSL Touche Eclat {The Budget Babe}

5 Incredible IKEA Hacks {The Cottage Market}

DIY Rope and Neon Coasters {Cupcakes and Cashmere}

10 Easy-to-Find Secondhand Staples {Apartment Therapy}

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