Fashion DIY: From Smart to Casual

 Skirt: Oxfam, T-Shirt: Topshop (Similar-ish) I worked in finance in my pervious life (in 2012). It was a fairly smart office I worked in so I would always attempt to look like I’d made some kind of effort at dressing up as someone who belongs in the Risk Analyst department.…

Fashion DIY: A Star Studded Skirt

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. That’s what someone, somewhere once said and it seems to have stuck. If I get to the end of Sunday and I feel like I have achieved something that day then I feel per-retty smug whilst watching Sunday night’s Call the…

A Frill Hem Charity Shop Shirt

Sewing on a Sunday is fast becoming a regular thing for me. Even if it’s just 5 minutes to iron a motif onto a t-shirt, or half an hour to mend a pair of jeans, or a little longer to adapt the most accessible charity shop item going – a…

5 Minute DIY: Hearts on a T-Shirt

Because it was Valentine’s Day last week, and I like to be beyond fashionably (ahem) late for seasonally appropriate blog posts, I thought it was time to share the quickest heart-related fashion DIY. I love all the slogan t-shirts and tops with appliqués on the high-street at the moment so…

DIY Off The Shoulder Top

A few years ago I did a little fashion DIY for the Oxfam blog, adapting an oversized shirt into a off-the-shoulder, Bardot style top. Having worn it many a times over the years, I thought I would set about making another one. Super easy to make, and taking less than 1…

Dreamer DIY

Jumper: Oxfam (DIY’d)  I have been meaning to post this little fashion DIY tutorial for a while but I feel as though it’s so simple that it’s not really a tutorial, it’s more of a DIY idea. After spotting this plain grey jumper in Oxfam for 50p(?!) I thought it…

Fashion DIY X The Thrift

Shirt: DIY’d for The Thrift Two of my favourite things are blogging and charity shops so I’m always pretty excited when I virtually stumble across a blog about charity shopping. Barnardo’s blog, The Thrift, is a hub full of beautiful charity shop finds and fashion DIY’s. I’m very happy to have been…