Category Archives: thrift shops

Meh to Marvelous!

Welcome to September’s I’m calling this Meh to Marvelous! But first things first! I promised you photos of my flower girl “tablecloth” dress in action! Here are Anna Claire and Leah in their frocks~       You’ll notice a … Continue reading

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Linen Table Cloth to Flower Girl Froth

 August’s I am calling Linen Table Cloth to Flower Girl Froth. My youngest nephew is getting married at the end of this month. One of his sisters has two little girls, Anna Claire and Leah. They  will be flower girls. (pretty cute, huh?)I … Continue reading

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T-Shirt to “SQUEE”-Shirt

Welcome to July’s I’m calling it T-Shirt to Squee-Shirt This month I wanted to try something that would be very accessible for my readers. After all everyone has a old T-shirt and everyone has a pair of scissors. So the … Continue reading

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Burned to Beautiful!

This month’s I am calling Burned to Beautiful. My 40th birthday was September 15, 2001. As you might guess we had other things on our minds than celebrating my birthday. How about simply being alive? Counting your blessings not the … Continue reading

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Hot Mess to On Fire

Welcome to this month’s I’m calling it: “HOT MESS” to “ON FIRE”  I unearthed this “little” beauty (as you can see its HUGE) from my church thrift store on 96th Street. It was $7. I honestly did not know WHAT I was … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal to Midriff Melody

Welcome to #4 Heavy Metal to Midriff Melody this month’s~ I unearthed this “Treasure” at the Salvation Army on 96th Street.   They were just about to put it on the floor when I snagged it for a cool $24.99. Expensive for … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure 1900’s to 1800’s

Ready, Set, Redingote! Welcome to the second installment of my “Trash to Treasure” series. Lots of fun comments on my re-vamped sheath dress. The over-whelming consensus was my efforts made it BETTER! Yeah! Chalk one up for me! Now we move … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure Teaser

Teaser cheap curtain panel + Mid-Century Evening Coat = ? Stay tuned to jessrussellromance.com on Tuesday January 13th to see if I succeeded!

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