Copycat: Anthropologie Pompom Sandals Hack

Jul 1, 2014 | 19 Comments

I showed you guys last week a pair of Anthropologie sandals that I was obsessed with:

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Anthropologie’s Cala Sandals

Inspired by these sandals, I wanted to make a version of my own! I loved the red color, so I snagged some raffia at Joann’s along with a pair of Old Navy sandals (this Old Navy pair could totally work as well) to get the project going!

New Dress A Day - Supplies - Anthropologie DIY - Cala Sandals


The key to matching the Anthropologie sandal is getting a pair with a strap down the center, so T-strap sandals would work wonders. But, any other strappy version would work as well as long as you’ve got spots to put down your raffia pompoms in whatever design you’d like.

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Adrienne’s NDAD Creation

Jun 28, 2014 | 6 Comments

Adrienne’s piece for today is one of my faves! She used one of my go-to methods for when a vintage dress is just a little too bold or the pattern is super overwhelming. You can simplify and make it rock with just one easy step. Check out Adrienne’s piece…

I have been reading your blog for some time now, after I discovered (and bought) the book! I have always been an aspiring DIYer, but didn’t really know how to get started. Your book and blog have given me a lot of inspiration and ideas, so when some friends and I decided to go out thrifting, I dared them to find me something awful so I could make it into something wearable. This dress is the one we all agreed on.

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It was a silk faux wrap dress, and was about 5 sizes too large! I actually loved the fact that it was silk, and the pattern, though, a bit VIVID, was too much for me for a whole dress.

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Copycat: Anthropologie Sandal Hack Teaser

Jun 26, 2014 | One Comment

I was obsessed with these Anthropologie sandals when I first laid eyes on them a few months ago…

The raffia pompoms were the best! I’ve been whittling away on them and will have them ready to go tomorrow! They just might be the perfect 4th of July sandal :)

Remake: White & Denim Dress

Jun 24, 2014 | 29 Comments

You saw this dress last week…

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Slightly discolored

…when I reached out your way to help me pick out what color to dye the top of it!

New Dress A Day - vintage dress - thrift store

Dem pockets…

Those appliqué/pockets were the best!!

New Dress A Day - vintage dress - thrift store


And by best, I mean had to go!! The votes were tallied and the winning color was coral!!

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New color going on!!

See how the whole piece looks now!

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And The Winner Is…

Jun 23, 2014 | 5 Comments

Woo!! Votes have been tallied and the color has been picked!!

New Dress A Day - DIY - dyed vintage dress

New color going on!!

Thanks to everyone who submitted their picks. I like having you choose which route to take! I’m a total Libra and can’t make a decision to save my life, so having other people choose for me is always appreciated :) Can y’all help out with dinner suggestions while we’re at it??

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