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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Up-cycled : Onesie Into A Dressing Gown...


As the early mornings are started to get cooler it had me thinking of going into town to buy a new dressing gown. Mollie the Collie, ripped both mine last year when she was a pup by jumping up me first thing in a morning so I need to invest in a new one.

I was moving somethings around in the garage when I found my sons Onesie that he did not want anymore. I looked at it for a while, thinking of what to do with it? Cut it up to make a teddy for my daughter? Make a blanket for Mollie? No, nothing exciting sprang to mind so I chucked it on the charity or tip pile and left it.


The next morning I was having my extra five minutes snooze as I did not want to get got of bed early as it felt a little chilly. I diffed off into a little sleep Zzz.. I started dreaming I was up-cycling my son's Onesie into a dressing gown to keep me warm!! I woke up in a hurry and thought, what a great idea! It would also save me money having to buy a dressing gown. Bonus!!
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Monday, 2 November 2015

Upcycled Halloween Costume : Creative Mondays Blog Hop..

Happy Monday everyone.Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun blog hopping and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.


Also be great if you leave a comment and I will hop over and see what you have been up to. Most importantly link up and have fun hoping around!!

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Friday, 2 October 2015

Up-cycled Re-fahioned Jeans Skirt...


Do you up-cycle your old clothes?

I like to, but my mum is way better at creating something new than me.

This is a skirt she made out of some old jeans, some bleach and the use of a sewing machine!


Hoow cool is this skirt, mum mum up-cycled!?!
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Saturday, 5 April 2014

Rock Top Got More Rockier : Up-cycled....


Rock Top Got More Rockier...


After- above..
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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Stars Are Coming Out Tonight : Up-cycled!!


Another up cycle project ... love these and I am so proud of designing them, haha! 
Who in the world has a pair of jeans like this eh?

 Original idea I made up along the way. 

My son gave me a pair of jeans, I picked him these up from Jack and Jones a few years ago in the sale, The colour was just not for him so he never wore them. 

He told me to put them in the charity bag but a brand new pair of jeans that had never been wore, was just a waste... Yes!?

With my son being over 6 foot tall, the were to long for me. I love the colour, so I thought they would look good as 3/4 jeans.

Cutting them down I came up with an idea, that lead to another...
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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Old Boots New Style : Up-cycled!!



What do you do when the heels on your boots are both falling off and you brought them years ago. Throw them away?

No!!

Re-stick, recycle, re-fashion and reuse!!
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Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Men's T-shirt Up-cycled Into A Ladies Vest And Scarf...


On my re-cycle/up-cycle re-fashion challenge I was very pleased with the out come of this t-shirt my son brought but never wore much and gave it me to clear out. I made a man's t-shirt into a ladies vest and scarf!!

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Saturday, 25 January 2014

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Up-Cycled!! : New Year New Shoes...



I have been planning to up cycle some of my shoes and clothing for months now. Things that I have had a long time and never worn, clothes I have brought that are too big/small for me not sure what to do with them.

Most of my unwanted used clothes I give to charity but unworn shoes that are the wrong colour or a little boring and clothes that I brought new and are too small or too big for me and never got taken back to the shop are all mixed in my wardrobe never to be shown daylight again.

Not now, new year and new me!

On my to do list~
  •  Things I plan to do that never gets done, DO!
  • Up cycle things to make something new and fun from items you will never wear!

Ever thing I use to up cycle these shoes, I had in to!!

Result new sparkly polka dot fun shoes at no cost!!

These shoes I purchased years ago in the sale but the pale green colour never really went with anything I wore and the front to the toes looked such a long way down.


Glue, red glitter, different ribbons and a few hours being held together with pegs and here are my new shoes...


What do you think?

Do you up-cycle?
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Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Refashion : 5 Minute Makeover : Old Jeans New Shorts...


Refashion :

5 Minute Makeover : 

Old Jeans New Shorts...

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Monday, 29 April 2013

Re-style : Old Dress,New Maxi Skirt : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


After years of being locked away I have final got around to knocking the dust of my sewing machine and start using it again!!

This week after wearing and loving my new maxi skirt

I thought it was time to start re-styling lots of my old clothes, I no long wear for whatever reason.

I love the pattern of this old dress but I haven't wore it for years due to ~


1.} Halter neck ~ makes my neck ache after wearing a few hours

2} Backless ~ when do we get that much weather to wear backless top in this country? and means no bra !!

3} mid length ~ just feels it need to be longer or shorter

It didn't take 2 long to cut and sew it all down and I love the length of it, also enough to make a hair tie with the straps that's left over.... 

   
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Monday, 8 October 2012

Tea Dye Old Clothes : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up all your creative post each week.... what have you all been up to this week?


This week I've been tea dyeing  some old clothes to give them a new fresh look....
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Monday, 1 October 2012

Old Jeans New Skirt : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays blog hop.

Hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up all your creative post each week....

What have you all been up to this week?


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Monday, 11 June 2012

New Shorts From Old Jeans : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up all your creative post each week....

What have you all been up to this week?


This week I've been making new shorts from old Jeans.
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