Tag Archives: embellishment

Free People-esque for $6

Love the Free People look.  Boho and comfortable! Don’t really love the prices. I came across a long ecru slub-knit top for $6.  It fit like a bag and the V-neck reached a point below my ribcage. But, it was … Continue reading

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Embellished Purse for 40 cents

The oldest son’s wedding is the end of July. My dress is a blue-lavender lace – and gorgeous.  My shoes are ivory. Lugging a luggage bag-sized “Mom purse” would be guaranteed to ruin the outfit. Went through The Stash and … Continue reading

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Embellished Military Jacket – Take 2

Found a military jacket on clearance – it was missing a few buttons. The jacket had princess seaming and some sleeve detail that just screamed out “Embellish Me!”  Not being one to deny a screaming jacket, it came home with … Continue reading

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From Lozenges to Lovely! The Purple Dress

A beautiful purple dress presented itself while cruising the aisles at a National Off-Price Store. It was knit (so very comfortable) with a pleated front that had empire waist shaping defined by a small rectangle. Comfort and shaping – a … Continue reading

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Prom Purse Finished – because time ran out!

The Prom Dress was beyond beautiful.  A skirt of cascading rows of coral chiffon, and a bodice with heavy rhinestone and “jeweled” embellishments! Of course, such an occasion calls for a Prom Purse. Of course, such an occasion also occurs … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Jacket

Embellishing is so much fun!  The level can range from fully encrusted to just a few seam treatments. I found a simple white linen jacket at an off-price store.  The jacket had great lines, including a rounded back yoke, but … Continue reading

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The Purse d’Resistance – Stash Couture

A Stash Couture summer handbag – with embellishment for fun! The Stash provided the fabric, the embellishments and even the snaps! The pattern was a modified Indygo Junction Streetcar Bag.  The flap just called out for embellishment – and the … Continue reading

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