I got this ivory dress from a girlfriend who was moving to NY in hopes of giving it a fix. It was stunning, however there were some slight issues.
There were lots of these faded, brownish spots at the bottom of the dress…
…as well no sort of straps to keep the halter up. I ended up pinning it to the hanger to get a full view.
To maintain the ivory color I tried washing the piece, however there was still a substantial amount of discoloration at the bottom. To fully hide the marks, I thought a color change would do the trick!
What color would you go with??
More amazing costumes from you guys continue! I love this one that Kelly created for her daughter. Just wait until you see the final photo!
Thank you for inspiring me and so many others to reuse, repurpose and recycle! As Halloween approaches, I wanted to share my story about the costume I made for my daughter last year. My daughter recently got into archery so I thought it would be easy to make a Halloween costume that would go with her bow and arrows – Robin Hood. Ready-made costumes I saw online were expensive ($35!) so off to the thrift store I went to see what I could do. I found this white blouse for $5 that had the “look” of what I was going for.
The costumes continue coming in!! Here’s one from reader Sue
My daughter wanted to go as Poison Ivy from the game Batman: Arkham Asylum for a Halloween party, so we decided to DIY the costume!
Here’s a peek at what the character looks like…
Time to see how Sue got this created!
Here’s another costume, on the couple front! I love group costumes just for the fact that you pretty much have to stay together all night. You can’t have a “Saved By the Bell” group get-up without your Screech, right? I’m working on a few costumes to feature here, but my main outfit is something that could work with a group. I’m hoping that I run into other people who are dressed in the same genre to take photos with. Cryptic much?? For today, check out Sandra’s costume…
Hi Marisa, I’m a huge fan of your page, blog and talent. A few years ago I had a themed party to go to and along with my crafty friend, we created costumes from Value Village – a Sonny and Cher duo costume that my husband and I went as!
I’ve been getting so many fantastic Halloween costume submissions from readers, that I’m starting the weekend a little early featuring them! I want to make sure I get as many as possible posted before the holiday in a few weeks. This costume is adorable, because whenever kids and costumes are in the same sentence or photo, I just cannot resist!!
Right now all of the “extra money” in our household is tied up with back to school and home improvement projects, so when I planned our annual trip to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, I still wanted my son to dress up (this is a tradition in our house – last year he wore a homemade kilt and shirt). I dug around the house to see if I had something I could make-over and reuse and sure enough, I found a ninja Halloween costume that my older son wore 10 years ago.
I tend not to toss anything that I can reuse later, so that saved me in this case!
From ninja to…???