Tag Archives: Trash to Treasure

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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Wedding to Wearable (#3 Trash to Treasure)

Wedding to Wearable Welcome to installment #3 of: Today I am taking a 70’s (I think) bridal gown and reinventing it into a new              2015 evening gown. Now, some of you may sigh and think, “Oh, to destroy someone’s wedding … 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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Trash to Treasure

Welcome to my first installment of : In keeping with my Dressmaker theme very second Tuesday of the month I will be featuring a project where I take something that I have bought for a song, or gotten for free, and … Continue reading

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New Monthly blog: Trash to Treasure

Stay tuned for my new monthly blog I am calling, “Trash to Treasure.” In keeping with my Dressmaker theme, I will take a thrift store find or something I pick up for free and “re-invent” it to become something better … Continue reading

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