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Okay, so, the 90s....what an interesting time for clothing...
Maybe that show Blossom too, anyone remember that one? This cute little number seems straight from the 90s, with the button down front, short skirt, and sweetheart type neckline. I should have thrown on a white t-shirt underneath and I could have called it done, haha! Just kidding.
What I liked about this piece:
-I did kind of like the neckline
-I liked that it actually fit me, so I wouldn't have to take it in at all :)
Oh, and there are no shoulder pads either (obviously) :)
I decided to transform this into a cute little tank top. I cut off the bottom part of the dress and hemmed up the bottom.
I thought it might be cute to attach some black ribbon to the bottom to change it up a little, so I basted with my sewing machine to gather the ribbon.
I then pinned it to the shirt and stitched over where I had hemmed the bottom to attach the ribbon.
And that was it! It was a pretty short project this week.
Here is a closer up view so you can see the ribbon better:
Much, much better now. I whipped up a little fabric broach with a vintage button to add a little color. I used the same tutorial for the fabric ring that I linked to in last week's post and just glued a pin on the back.
This little tank is ready for summer! (though I will take any temperature above freezing for right now!) :-)
I have been up to a few other projects lately, one being a project that I started last month and finally finished; it took so long because it required some spray painting (outside in the cold, boo) and printing off pictures from our Europe Trip.
I scored these cute frames from Goodwill for cheap:
But I didn't like the color, so I decided to spray paint them (which is kind of stressful when you have to run out in the snow, spray them down quick and run them back in the house). I primed them and then painted them this hammered metal look Krylon spray paint.
Here is the before picture of our living room wall (well we had a picture up, but I took it down):
And the after:
Much better! I LOVE the scroll work decor- I got it from Hobby Lobby when it was 1/2 off.
The best part about these is that I can change out the pictures whenever I want! :)
Update: I am listing the tank on my Etsy :-)
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