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June
10

Add Sparkle to Your Space with a Teapot Wind Chime

Your garden, front porch, patio or balcony will shimmer with an upcycled silver teapot and silverware when they join forces to become a one-of-a-kind wind chime.  Rather than collecting dust and taking up space in your dining room or in a china cabinet, upcycle these forgotten pieces into an eye-catching wind chime and add wonderful […]

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June
10

Date Night on a Dime

There’s something about the warm embrace of sunshine following the brutality of winter that makes me want to shave my winter legs, slink into a flirty frock and be taken out on a wonderful date. Regardless if you’re searching for your spring fling or are locked in love, a new outfit can give you that […]

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June
10

DCGF Does Vintage in DC: Pop-Up Event Recap

Wow readers, what a month already! Just the other weekend, Goodwill offered a curated collection of vintage finds during a Vintage Pop-up at Sun Cinema. The event was on Saturday, June 2nd, and oh my it was a whirlwind AND a smashing success!  That afternoon, Goodwill offered over 100 pieces of hand-selected apparel along with a […]

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June
6

Serving Platter Bird Bath & Feeder for Your Feathered Friends

Give your feathered friends the first-class treatment with bird baths and feeders created from silver platters, dishes, and candle holders.  This oh-so-easy project will add bling to your outdoor space and be sure to attract the attention of local bird flocks. Ability level:  Easy Age Level:  Kids of all ages Items needed: Silver platters, silver candy […]

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June
3

What I Wore: Taking it to a New Level with Vintage Patterned Shorts

On previous blog posts, my vintage sensibilities have come through my bold appreciation for patterns. Skirts, tops, you name it…I’m rocking’ it!  Last month, I provided tips on rocking vintage patterned pants. What I didn’t mention is that these tips can be utilized for any type of patterned bottoms – even patterned shorts.  Over Memorial […]

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June
3

On Trend: Kimono style

Kimonos are cropping up everywhere this summer and I am lusting over this breezy summer style. It is relaxed and flowy yet I’ve seen bloggers and celebs alike wear it in the most polished of fashions. Crop tops are being heavily debated this season; I find the kimono a great solution to the over-exposure argument […]

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June
3

Dorothy Draper Style at Goodwill

  In 1925, Dorothy Draper set up her own interior design firm and took the world by storm with her colorful ideas: black and white checkerboard floors, extremely wide stripes painted on walls, plaster moldings, and her trademark cabbage rose fabric. This picture is from the nearby Greenbrier Hotel that was actually decorated by Dorothy Draper […]

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May
29

Six Under Six: Poppin’ Baubles

Today I’m writing about one of my favorite topics in a new, debut series! Six Under Six is my monthly review of all the fun and wonderful things you can scoop up at your local DC Goodwill store for under $6.00. Tis’ the season to be cleaning out our closets and transitioning to summery clothes (yay!), so […]

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May
29

The Life of the Party: Table Transformed into Bar Cart

With summer here, we have the opportunity to take advantage of longer days and warmer nights by taking our parties outdoors. Why not create a festive and fun bar cart that will become the center of your event?!  A cast-aside table can be turned into a mobile party station to transport your favorite beverages around […]

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May
27

Baby and Me Matching Upcycle

One of my guiltiest pleasures is making “mommy and me” looks for my daughter and I.  Cheesy?  Perhaps, but I’m thoroughly enjoying these moments of her not having an opinion on what she wears…I’m sure that will change soon!  I’ve mentioned before that I sometimes upcycle thrifted adult clothing into baby clothes, but this time I decided to […]

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