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July
29

Workplace Chic for Under $20

I am so thrilled, my fellow fashionistas, to let ya’ll know I am finally working back in DC! I’ve recently taken a new position with a company that has an office on M Street and I love being back in the city. If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I am frugal fashion […]

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July
29

What I Wore: Sunday Afternoon Funk

Despite having the rainy week blues, my vibrant outfits helped to lift my spirits and increase my confidence, even though, my stylish pieces were often worn under raincoats (ha!). Last Sunday afternoon was quite a rainy one, but despite the weather, I was able to unleash my inner 80’s rockstar at my band’s second show. […]

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July
29

Light Up Your Outdoor Space with Style

My patio furniture is comfy and functional, but it is also a little “blah.” I found the perfect item at Goodwill to light up my outdoor space with style. With a little imagination and some solar lights, you can easily add a personal touch to your outdoor space too. My DIY Solar Light was easy […]

1. DIY Solar Light
July
22

Trends to Try: A New Kind of Top Knot

One of the best ways to make the most out of your wardrobe is to find ways to transform pieces in your closet. Taking staples and finding creative ways to change up their looks is a frugal way to stay fresh and fashionable. A trend I’ve been experimenting with this summer is knotting my tops. […]

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July
22

What I Wore: Vintage Bathing Suit as a Leotard

Fashionistas, my vintage bathing suit collection has EXPLODED. Unfortunately, I’m having trouble finding time to wear all my beauties!  While putting together a summer Sunday outfit, I had a bright idea to wear one of my swimsuits as a leotard! It is an excellent way to to get a “tucked in tank-top” look that is […]

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July
22

Take an Old Bike for a New Spin: As an Eye-Catching Planter

Transform a bicycle into a planter that will be sure to turn heads.  You’ll do wheelies when you see how easy – and charming -this project is!   Ability level:  Easy Age Level:  Kids (with some supervision) and adults  Items needed: A bicycle Two baskets or buckets 4 cans of spray paint for bike 1 can […]

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July
15

The Summer Bag You Need (for under $10!)

My dear frugal fashionistas, I hope you are having a spectacular summer! Someone mentioned to me in passing this week that summer is already practically half over. I refuse to accept this fact so therefore, I am going to amp up my summer fashion talk here on the blog! Today, I am sharing one of […]

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July
15

Furniture and Fabric—A Perfect Fit! 

Goodwill is one of my favorite furniture stores, but did you know it is an awesome fabric store too?  I found a little bench in the Furniture section at my local Goodwill store recently. I liked the cute shape and size, but the fabric looked like it belonged in the waiting room of a doctor’s office. I […]

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July
15

What I Wore: Floral at Rehoboth Beach

One of the biggest reasons why I love the summer is because it’s beach season! When I get ready for the beach, I love to be creative and wear whimsical styles. This past weekend, I celebrated my mom’s birthday by visiting Rehoboth Beach, one of my favorite beaches on the East Coast. It’s relaxing, it’s […]

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July
15

Skip the Canvas, Paint a Table Top Instead

Think outside the box: rather than using a canvas to express your artistic talents or practice your painting skills, consider using a table top to unleash your creativity while making a truly unique piece at the same time.   Ability level:  Easy Age Level:  Kids (with some supervision) and adults  Items needed: Wooden coffee or end […]

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