My Very First Scarf // Refashion

Out of all the things I've refashioned and sewed, I had never made a scarf. I had two extra ruffles from this dress pictured below. I actually already made two things out of this dress. Check them out here and here. When I found this striped jersey fabric, I decided to play around with pattern mixing and make an infinity scarf.


1. I cut out a piece of the striped fabric, the same length as the floral ruffle. I made it a little wider than the ruffle.

2. I cut another panel of striped fabric, this time the same width of the previous striped fabric and the ruffle. Afterwards, I sewed along the top (picture below), and closed it off as to make a tube. (Not pictured).

3. As a finishing detail, I added little black lace trim.

I loved how it turned out! :)


Stripe Hype // Style Diary

I got this dress during Nordstrom's Anniversary Early Access sale. (Basically it's their anniversary sale, but cardholders get early access to it, today is the last day if you have a Nordstrom card!) I love how comfortable and versatile it is. I am 5'2", so it is a little short. Next time, I'm going to try it with some tights during fall, or a skirt extender. :) I think I got away with it this time though, since it's summer and I'm short. ;) I paired it with my Prada backpack (it was thrifted!!!) and my comfortable Saltwater sandals.

The day was spent at the mall with my two yorkies. They were a sensation everywhere I went. The two little munchkins even got their photo taken! :) 

P.S. I'm trying something new with my blog, as you've noticed (or not, I probably wouldn't have either!). I'm trying bigger pictures, and sooner or later I'm making the switch to Wordpress. I won't just pick up and leave though. I'm planning on moving everything. We'll see how that goes. :)


Dress: Nordstrom BP section
Earrings: Paparazzi
Sunglasses: Forever 21
Backpack: Prada, thrifted
Sandals: Saltwaters



"Sunflower Fields" Tunic Refashion

"Sunflower Fields" tunic was refashioned out of a navy lace top. I love how it ended up having that "shabby chic" look. The navy gingham fabric had a raw selvage that I liked, so I made it the hem. Read on below to see how I made the tunic.

This is the lace top that I started off with. 


1. I cut the lace shirt as shown with the pink dots. I also cut my navy fabric on the fold. 

2. I snipped off the bottom part of the lace shirt.

3. I sewed the navy gingham fabric shut (seam) and I sewed a gathering stitch along the top of the fabric. The zig zag stitch is just so the fabric won't ravel.

4. Next, I connected the lace and plaid together as shown. The tunic is shown inside out in the photo.

The navy lace shirt had a patch pocket which I sewed on the tunic as decoration.

A little #OOTD.


Fourth of July 2016

Late upload, since yesterday I was running around all day. I held a small BBQ for Fourth of July and then watched just a few fireworks here and there around my neighborhood. My festive tank is actually a children's dress that I got on sale at a local boutique. It's so cute! I usually find a lot of deals in the children's section, no shame in my game haha! I love the modest neckline and sleeves. :)


Denim: Miss Me, Yerdle
Sandals: Saltwaters



"Americana" Denim on Denim // Style Diary

Today was a day well spent at the beach. I wore my stars and stripe top for a Fourth of July inspired outfit. Since I spent the day at the beach, I took my denim jacket. I don't usually wear denim on denim, but I decided to go for it this time. I even wore my chambray Toms to complete the true denim on denim look. 


Top: Gift from Morro Bay
Jacket: Free People
Sunglasses: Forever21
Jeans: Thrifted
Shoes: Toms, Envy Fine Clothing


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