Tag Archive: Style

Make Your Own Jean Skirt!

Sooo, sometimes I have to research a bit or do some test runs of a DIY before I…

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Make Your Own Jean Skirt!

Sooo, sometimes I have to research a bit or do some test runs of a DIY before I…

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O1 Jacket

As promised, here’s the low-down on a few of my pieces for O1 specifically, the reversible jacket made as part of my O autumn/winter collection and the doubled layered top. My first outfit has the really imaginative title of O1 … Continue reading

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Fall Plaid

Dress: Cocobella | Shoes: Marc Fisher | Earrings:  Cocobella | Purse: Kate Spade This week is an exciting week, because it’s Fashion on the Town! I’m so excited to visit and shop all of Greenville’s best boutiques on Thursday and Friday from 12 pm – 9 pm. It’s a great time to get beautiful pieces […]

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A/W ’17 O1

This year it has taken three weeks of timetabled classes for me to become accustomed to constantly check my (apparently old-fashioned) wrist watch [does anyone else still wear one of these?] in order to ensure I am where I should … Continue reading

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Baby Headband DIY (3 Ways and No Sew!)

One of the biggest surprises for me when my daughter Lola was born this spring was that she…

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Vintage Sewing: The 70s dress

Over summer, a good friend of mine turned 40, and had a 70s themed birthday party to celebrate.  I had a rummage through my vintage patterns and found these… …and a search through the online treasure troves of Minerva resulted in me finding this completely mental fabric that was very much the right price for […]

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Grunge Meets Glam

Top: BP. (similar) | Jeans: Fabrik (similar) | Shoes: Steve Madden | Purse: Kate Spade | Earrings: Cristabelle (similar) | Sunglasses: Quay No matter how much I love bright colors and sundresses, when it comes to fashion I always feel like their is an inner rockstar inside somewhere where grunge meets glam. When I found […]

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Matilda dress from an old sheet!

My friends, there are insufficient words to describe how much i love these dress. I have been wanting to share this one with you for so SO long! This is one of the samples we made of the Matilda dress during development. It’s made from an old sheet from a thrift store (i don’t know […]

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DIY COLOR-BLOCKED DRESS

HI DARLINGS! Well,  I have good news and bad news. The good news is I did the tutorial on this dress which I posted about HERE, and it’s finished. YAY!! The bad news is it won’t be up until tomorrow morning because my new YOUTUBE posting schedule is now Wednesday and Saturdays. PLUS most of […]

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How to Mix Prints

Mixing Prints like a Pro - Riva la Diva | Melly SewsFor this month’s Prints theme, I definitely wanted to include some information about how to mix prints. This trend has been popular for years now and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere! Mixing prints gives another opportunity for artistic creativity, but it’s a path filled with landmines, so a little guidance can be helpful. Read the Rest…

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Hologram Dot Manicure 

I love pretty nails in general, but what I love the most are manicures that are easy to execute…

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A/W 2017

All the leftovers from spring/summer are used up so it was time to buy some real fabric for the Autumn/Winter 2017 wardrobe. But what to buy? What should I make? Enter Oska – my inspiration for this year. They are … Continue reading

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Free Sewing Pattern – Simple Boat Neck Top Pattern

Free Sewing Pattern – Simple Boat Neck Top Pattern

PATTERN DETAILS This long sleeved, simple boat top can be made in only one hour –assuming you have a fully functioning sewing machine.  The top is comfortable to wear and very functional.  It can be worn in a wide variety of settings and complements all kinds of different looks. The simple boat neck top pattern […]

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DIY LARGE COLLAR JACKET AND PANTS USING VINTAGE VOGUE

HI DARLINGS! I don’t often use vintage patterns mostly because I know you guys can’t always find them but I have been on a vintage kick of sorts. I have made three vintage makes in the last two weeks so I am sorry in advance if you can’t find this VINTAGE VOGUE 8625 pattern. I […]

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How to Sew a Waterproof Diaper Clutch

With all the babies making their appearance as of late, I, Kara, thought an easy sewn waterproof diaper…

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Top Braided Ponytail

I know I do hair tutorials on the Internet so I might seem like some sort of “expert,”…

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DIY Whipped Cocoa Body Butter 

I’m currently the owner of a rapidly expanding baby bump, which means I’m making some additions to my…

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Our Piper Cub

We waited until Piper was born to share with our friends and family what her name was. When we announced to my family that her name was “Piper,” one of the first things my Dad said “Our little Piper Cub.” I thought, “Our little Piper what??” So I learned then and there that there is […]

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Elsie’s Autumn Capsule Wardrobe

Hi there! I finally took the plunge and decided to do a true capsule wardrobe this fall. My…

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(Grown Up) Back-To-School Shopping!

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 /…

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Sugar Bake Shop | Charleston, SC

A couple of months ago I visited Charleston for a girl’s trip with my mom, P, and two sisters. We stopped by Sugar Bake Shop one morning for coffee and pastries, and were completely struck by it’s charm. Of course, every little nook in Charleston is so cute, and I’m obviously dying to go visit […]

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Baby Halter Top Romper DIY

It’s true that having a baby can be pretty fun when it comes to dressing them and shopping…

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Baby Halter Top Romper DIY

It’s true that having a baby can be pretty fun when it comes to dressing them and shopping…

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Purple Swing Dress

Dress: Fabrik (similar) | Shoes: Sam Edelman | Purse: Cult Gaia | Earrings: Hart Studio | Sunglasses: Le Spec Happy Thursday! This dress meets my two top priorities when shopping for clothes: cute and cozy. I love how soft the fabric is, and how easy it is to throw on. You can dress it up […]

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Easy Faux Fishtail Braids

Hair tutorials often promise to be easy but are often far from it! I mean maybe it’s just…

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The Perfect Blouse for Summer and Fall

Top: Fabrik (on sale!!) | Shorts: STS Blue | Shoes: Marc Fisher | Earrings: Hart Studio | Purse: Cult Gaia I recently partnered with Fabrik to pick out a few pieces, and I found the perfect blouse for summer and fall. I love sticking to pieces that can stand the test of time, and be […]

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Messy Fishtail Milkmaid Braids

Wow, it’s been nearly a year since I cut my hair into a bob and my hair is…

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A Twist On The Classic Three-Strand Braid

Do you remember getting all “fancy” with your dolls or My Little Pony figures when you were little?…

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Make Your Own Unicorn Sugar Scrubs

Of all the trends going around recently, the phenomena of unicorn everything really speaks to me. Maybe it’s…

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