The Many Shades of Blush

How long would you hang on to a unique item in hopes of eventually finding the perfect pieces to match it? 6 months this vintage skirt has been hanging in my closet, front and centre, in hopes of one day […]

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Vintage Redesign

My greatest regret with this dress is that it did not occur to me almost 4 years ago to take a “before” photograph. Although in my mind the original dress I can see clear as day. Big boxy style, long […]

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Easy Preppy Looks

It seems lately I have been looking for a more simple, easy to throw together look that mixes prints or fabrics. In my early high school days I always thought GAP was the cream of the crop. If I had […]

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Vintage Redesign!

I finally wore my vintage redesign project dress out on the town on Saturday night and it occurred to me I had never blogged about this wonderful creation of mine! To be honest I was very surprised at how comfortable […]

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Vintage Redesign

I have a keen interest in re-inventing dated styles and turning them into modern fashionable pieces. My latest find was based on fabric alone. One of my favourite colours is mint, and this dress by Quintieri has a beautiful mint […]

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Ottawa Thrifting – Round 2!

I spent my Sunday up in Ottawa once again checking out what a few Value Village stores had to offer before heading to a concert in Burnstown. It was rather successful if I do say so! I found a super […]

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Crazy for Royal Blue!

Today I just had way too much fun putting together my outfit. I have been going crazy for royal blue lately but the problem with all colours is its hard to match exactly as every brand has it’s own version […]

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Retro Furniture Gets Second Chance!

Occasionally we get tired of our furniture and want to upgrade. Upgrade doesn’t always mean hitting the Brick and JYSK in search of something better or more suitable than what we currently have. Sometimes we just want to switch up […]

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Nothing like Friday thrifting!

Stopped into Value Village on the way home today and lucked out with some fantastic finds! 1. Sleeveless corset-inspired blouse with front loop buttons and sheer details in a rich vintage turquoise. Costa Blanca, $3.99 2. Two lace scarves with […]

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Reconstruction

I often sift through the dress rack from large to small, no particular reason for starting at one end over the other it’s just an interesting observation. I live to reconstruct dresses to it me so I suppose it comes […]

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