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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Remake: Vintage Purple Polyester Dress

Nov 18, 2014 | 41 Comments

Yeah, so this one is most definitely added to the “more uncomfortable vintage finds” list. It’s a whole lotta polyester!

New Dress A Day - vintage purple polyester dress

BEFORE

Polyester with a big ol’collar and a zipper down the front! Also there’s a few belt loops with nothing to put inside…

New Dress A Day - vintage purple polyester dress

From behind…

Kind of itchy, seriously heavy, and without a whole ton of awesomeness going on.

New Dress A Day - vintage purple polyester dress

Zipper times!

However, I’m a-gonna bring that awesomeness. You heard, I’m a-gonna bring it!

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Mustard Yellow Quilted Dress

Nov 13, 2014 | 13 Comments

When I saw this dress, at first look I thought it could have been a blanket.

New Dress A Day - vintage mustard yellow dress

BEFORE

It was sitting in a pile of clothes and all I saw was the shiny yellow quilted skirt, yet still it had to be mine.

New Dress A Day - vintage mustard yellow dress

No bueno on the length

I thought it just needed some simple length adjustment…

New Dress A Day - vintage mustard yellow dress

Perfect to add to my hot dog!

…but then I found something else!!

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Lime Green Polyester Dress

Nov 10, 2014 | 15 Comments

You guys saw this lovely frock last week. It’s a whole lot of something, right??

New Dress A Day - vintage lime green dress

BEFORE

Those sleeves and collar were a sight.

New Dress A Day - vintage lime green dress

That’s a collar!

They were made from such a thick polyester too! Time to minimize the accent touches.

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Weekend Teaser!

Nov 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

Hi friends!! I’ve been traveling this week so I’m a bit behind on posting, but I wanted to give you a teaser on what to look forward to over the next few days.

This mustard yellow dress is a total delight. The skirt is thick and quilty, the color is perfect for this time of year, but it needs a bit of help.

 

New Dress A Day - vintage mustard yellow dress

Perfect to add to my hot dog!

Hey collar, haaaaaaaaaay!! Plus lime green to boot!! Can’t wait to show you the after look of this guy.

New Dress A Day - vintage lime green dress

That’s a collar!

Love this light blue muumuu. The neck ties make for a perfect hair accent!

 New Dress A Day - vintage blue muumuu

Multi-purpose muumuu

I feel like Cinderella with our matching blue hair sashes :)

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Matching hair sash!

Three fun outfits with three even more fun after looks to come… Would any of these make it into your Goodwill basket??