‘ve been working on some home improvement DIY and decorating projects but nothing to share in that department quite yet. I’m determined to stop procrastinating, get brave and jump right in this week. However last week, I saw these $448 shoes in the Anthropologie catalog
LOVE! Well, minus the peep toe. I like gray but I’d prefer black. Did you know I love clothes, shoes and fashion almost as much as I love DIY? Most of my clothes are thrifted…I just love shopping those racks way more than at the mall. Budget. Budget. Budget.
Then I remembered I have these shoes…
sing a flower tutorial from Jones Design Company
her flower tutorials – I even made some felt flower hair clips too)…anyway, I got to work making flouncy flowers….
Fabric was left over from a sheer curtain that I turned into a pillow cover that I cut up (resourceful)!
and now I have these. Not exactly like the Anthropologie shoes but from old to new and pretty for FREE! And I like them better than the Anthro ones.
ust in time for a real live date night because believe it or not, life is more than DIY (our last date
was in April). We have to remind ourselves of that here. We try to make time to do something fun together (although we do find date night at the hardware store fun too but it’s nice to just forget about DIY and refresh once in a while). L
ast night, we went out for a delicious dinner at Rock Bottom
followed by entertainment at the Improv
and Sing Sing
And instead of looking like this…
I got a little sassy and wore a leopard scarf and movie star sunglasses instead of safety goggles…
and because my daughter says she thinks scarves look better with hair up or back, I wore a ponytail.
The rest of my outfit was toned down. Just black and cream, nothing fancy but all comfy, classic. Can’t get too wild with a leopard scarf. Plus walking around town is chilly in November so pants and sweater it is.
– if you have a button that’s ready to fall off or the thread is starting to u
nravel, apply a coat of clear nail polish to keep it from unraveling more and popping off. (Thanks, mom!)
+ = SECURE
OLD NEW Flouncy Ruffly Shoes:
(sneak peek of my dressing room – one of those projects I mentioned)
Here I am with my handsome date…(isn’t he cute?):
So, that’s my DIY project and my weekend. Let’s see what you’ve been up to!
(Anyone notice that my post is scheduled for Sunday, 11/13 at 5 a.m. but it’s showing up Sat. night? Strange!)
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