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Turn a Blanket Scarf into a Poncho!

My favourite article of clothing for fall and winter has always been ponchos. They’re so easy to wear and can jazz up any basic outfit… in addition to keeping you warm! One morning while getting ready for work I found myself frustrated once again with my blanket scarves. While I love the idea of them, …

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Lemon Twist

We have grown into a society that believes we fit a certain model. When it comes to clothing we expect that we are a small, medium or large – we believe that because its a 10 we should be able to fit. To our horror when its too big or too small. I have been …

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Estate Side Table Flip

If you haven’t checked out the Estate Sale Finds post and video I recommend reading those first as you’ll get more of the back story on these two matching side tables. The paint I used for all my previous flips was the wall paint I picked up for $18 at Walmart, the Glidden brand in …

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Refinished Coffee Table

I purchased two wood framed coffee tables when I first arrived in Medicine Hat two years ago from a couple on Kijiji. They have been a great fit for all of my apartments out west but lately I’ve been finding they just aren’t needed in my current decor. I decided to try selling them on …

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Sweater Re-Design

I ventured into Urban Planet a store I generally stay far away from, but I was on the hunt for warm patterned leggings. I had no luck in the leggings department but I did find myself looking through all the discounted sweaters. I saw this sweater dress-tunic on for under $10… It was just the …

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Reviving Broken Jewellery

I can honestly say one of my favourite past-times is creating or reconstructing jewellery. Enough so that I have my own business doing it! In regards to thrifting mind you, if you can wield a pair of small pliers you can save a ton of money on jewellery and accessories. Most stores wouldn’t be too …

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Neckline Redesign

I’ve had this top for years but it has always frustrated me due to it’s awful neckline.Β There are many tops similar to this that I see come through the Store, but they always seem to fold nicely. There is something about this top, or perhaps my build that absolutely cannot pull off this design. Today …

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