Remake: White Vintage Jumpsuit

Jul 20, 2015 | 12 Comments

Hi friends! The reveal has finally arrived. This lovely white jumpsuit has gotten a bit of a makeover :)

Vintage jumpsuit - New Dress A Day

Superhero pantsuit!

It started off a bit too tight (merm, not comfortable in certain areas fo sho!!) and it just wasn’t something that I was going to want to wear in the current state.

I pumped myself up, did some kicks…

Vintage jumpsuit - New Dress A Day

I’m 50!

(I always think of Molly Shannon and her SNL, Sally O’Malley sketch)

Molly Shannon Kicks

My kick coach

…and got this jumpsuit ready to be DIY’d.

Vintage jumpsuit - New Dress A Day

Time to change!

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Jumpsuit Party!

Jun 29, 2015 | 18 Comments

You guys. I scored the most amazingly ridiculous vintage jumpsuit that is in the process of getting adjusted as well as a shade change. Color thoughts?

New Dress A Day - vintage jumpsuit

Well hello jumpsuit!

I couldn’t decide, so I started on another DIY to tide me over in the interim that involved a little tie dyeing! I can’t wait to show you this project :)

New Dress A Day - DIY Tie Dye

Tie Dye!

Rubber gloves are on this week, because there’s a whole lot of color changing on my agenda!

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DIY Pom Pom Shorts

Jun 23, 2015 | 4 Comments

I’ve been obsessed with Pom Pom shorts since I saw them in Bali last year and now I’m seeing pairs pop up everywhere! So, why not DIY a set to rock this summer? (PS, it’s so easy!)

DIY Pom Pom shorts

Summer Staple!

I’ve been seeing a slew of different styles online, with all different price points, but the DIY pair I’m going to show you is only going to cost around $5. Seriously.

DIY Pom Pom shorts

Pom Pom Inspiration Shorts!

Pom Pom Inspiration Shorts:

$52: Raga via Threadsense

$16: Missguided

$129: Jetset Diaries via Revolve

$125: Gypsy 05 via Revolve

They’re going to be my poolside, road trip, Sunday afternoon shorts ALL SUMMER LONG!

DIY Pom Pom shorts

I’m wearing these everywhere this summer!

Check out the easy steps…

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Pom Pom Shorts Teaser!

Jun 22, 2015 | No Comments

I hope everyone had an amazing weekend! I was in San Diego for Father’s Day and couldn’t resist pulling up a little archived Kodak shot of me and my dad.

Vintage Fathers Day

Smush Face!

Here’s a little teaser of an easy and adorable tutorial coming later tonight that involve two very special words. POM POMS.

New Dress A Day - pom pom shorts DIY

Poolside weekend!

Eeeeee! I can’t wait to show you how SIMPLE my new summer staple is.

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Remake: Blue Checkered Ruffled Dress

Jun 8, 2015 | 13 Comments

Hi you guys!! Today’s piece is SO good. The dress looked like it was straight out of a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Vintage Blue Checkered Dress

BEFORE

I went straight into musical theater mode and gave my best “I’m getting the vapors” look.

Vintage Blue Checkered Dress

I do declare!

But, look at those SLEEVES!

Vintage Blue Checkered Dress

SLEEVES!

That collar too…

Vintage Blue Checkered Dress

No. Words.

This piece needed some serious help to turn it into something that you don’t need to be on a stage to wear!

Before we start, I saw this lovely little tag inside the piece – love when there are little hints of who wore this before me!

Vintage Blue Checkered Dress

We’ve got the same first initial!

If I only had time to tag my clothes too…

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