Darci’s NDAD Creation

Nov 24, 2014 | 8 Comments

When someone sends you a note on cat stationery, it becomes a treasured piece of mail! The lovely Darci in MI sent a remake my way that was striped perfection. Here’s her note!

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Love this!!

My crafty sewing friend helped me recreate this dress into something that I’d actually wear.

New Dress A Day - Vintage Striped Dress

BEFORE

Time to see what Darci changed this striped apron-y/dress into…

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Zhevonne’s NDAD Creation

Nov 15, 2014 | 8 Comments

I loved this necklace that Zhevonne submitted! Anything that inspires you on Pinterest that you can recreate on your own is always the way to go. See her lovely creation!

I made one of these for an art project and because it turned out so cool, I made another one! I saw a version of this on Pinterest and thought I could create a copycat. Now here it is :) It’s a button necklace made with buttons, felt and chain. Super easy!

I used buttons from my stash and then bought a few from the craft store for RM 0.30 cent a button. It’s basically USD zero or something, LOL! I began by pinning the buttons to a piece of felt.

DIY Button Necklace

A little handstitching

Once all of my buttons were pinned…

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Natalie’s NDAD Creation

Sep 27, 2014 | 7 Comments

Natalie is my kind of girl. Let’s just discuss for a second…

  1. Refashioning is one of her favorite things to do. (Samesies!)
  2. One of her first project was making little pillows (Samesies!)
  3. Thinking outside the box and crafting something old into something new. (Samesies!)

When I saw her project I just knew we were destined to be refashioning pals. See what she created…

I’ve been a fan of your blog for a while now, and I’ve had a love for sewing since my mom taught me to make little pillows with a needle and thread. I’ve since upgraded to a machine, and refashioning thrift store clothing is one of my favorite hobbies. Is it because I’m cheap? Yes. Is it because I like thinking outside the box and recycling something old into something new? Yes.

I found this lovely denim-ish button down dress at a Goodwill in Festus for $2.25.

New Dress A Day - vintage denim jumper

BEFORE

My friend’s expression explains how we felt about it initially.

Best. Expression. Ever. See what Natalie did to this denim number…

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Faith’s NDAD Creation

Sep 6, 2014 | 7 Comments

This could be my new favorite piece! Faith knocked it out of the park. Just wait until you see what this shirt looks like now!

As a brand new first time mom, I didn’t have time to scour the stores for the perfect outfit for my baby girl’s one-month pictures. I wanted something feminine but not too girly, so instead of turning to expensive outfits online, I decided to make a cheaper option for this one time wear.

I scanned my closet for ideas. I found this top which a friend had given me to wear during the pregnancy. I loved the detailed stitching.

 

 

New Dress A Day - upcycled shirt

BEFORE

 I noticed the shirring on the back and knew it would make for an easy fit. 

Just wait until you see Faith’s transformation…

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Heathyr’s NDAD Creation

Aug 30, 2014 | 13 Comments
Heathyr sent me an amazing remake that I couldn’t wait to share! Her style is right up my alley and the easy tweak she made to her vintage dress will make you want to do the same thing! Check out what she did…
Hi Marisa! I bought this $10 dress for a 40’s party. I’m not a huge fan of red, but it works and it kind of reminded me of the dress from PS I Love You. Plus, it has pockets! Nothing like pockets!
New Dress A Day - Vintage 40s Dress

BEFORE

I wore this dress to the party, but knew I would never wear it again as is.

What will Heathyr turn this into???