DIY Wear 3 Ways Kimono

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This tutorial teaches you how to make a simple kimono that can be worn in three different ways. Wear it one way, and you have a long, knee length kimono with short sleeves. Wear it a second way, and you have a long-sleeved bat wing cardigan. Tie it in the front, and you have a casual, loose tied top. It’s versatile, and best of all, it’s a quick and easy DIY! It works great both as a cover up for summer crop tops and bathing suits as well as a transition piece with leggings and jeans in the fall. You’ll need a one yard of a loose, flowy fabric. An old scarf works great as well! Continue reading


Jean Upcycle: DIY High-Waisted Shorts

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As August rolls around, it’s definitely still crop top and shorts weather where I’m living.  A nice pair of high-waisted shorts can be pretty pricey- so why not make your own? All you need is a pair of old jeans, which you can find in  your closet or your local thrift store.  This project can be as simple or as intricate as your creativity desires. In this tutorial, I make a pair of distressed, high-waisted shorts with lace pockets. It can also be worn in two different way! It’s cute, girly, summery, and definitely something you won’t be able to find in stores 🙂  Continue reading

T-Shirt Recreation: DIY Crop Top

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As the weather gets warmer, it’s the perfect time for wearing crop tops! As a college student, I get a whole lot of free T-shirts that I’ll never wear; T-shirt reconstructions are my favorite way to put those shirts to good use, and a crop top is a quick and simple DIY Continue reading