Refashion Runway Season Four: All Stars – Week Five: Pantone Blue: Riverside Challenge

I can’t believe we’ve made it to the fifth and final week of the Refashion Runway Challenge. This season has been so much fun and has also been incredibly challenging.

For this week’s refashion I was lucky enough to find a king-sized sheet set at a dollar-a-pound Goodwill in the very color I needed! Woot! While at the Goodwill I Googled an image of the Pantone Blue: Riverside shade, and was able to make sure the colors matched up.

Refashion Runway Season Four: All Stars - Week Five: Pantone Blue: Riverside | Diary of a MadMama

By the way, check out this beauty I was lucky enough to find at my neighbor’s yard sale last weekend. Continue reading


Refashion Runway Season Four: All Stars – Week Three: Buttons Challenge

It’s button week!

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As you can see I have a decent stash of buttons.

For this week’s Refashion Runway challenge, I wanted to make an entire outfit that fit the button theme.

To start out, I grabbed a plain black t-shirt, an image I found online, some iron-on adhesive, and a plethora of buttons. Continue reading

49-Cent Friday: T-Shirt to Shrug Refashion

While perusing Pinterest the other day, I came across this adorable shrug, refashioned from a t-shirt via the Wobisobi blog.

I thought to myself, “Hey I can do that!” So I decided to do just that!

I started out with a yellow t-shirt that cost me a mere 49-cents, and a black t-shirt from my closet…

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49 Cent Friday: T-Shirt to Girl’s Dress Refashion

Happy Friday everyone!

For today’s 49 cent Friday refashion, I chose this hot pink t-shirt that fit me (other than the neck being too tight).

Here’s a pic’ of my daughter wearing the shirt…

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She doesn’t look too impressed.

I decided to turn this shirt into a dress.

I started by turning it inside out and putting it back on my daughter. Then I pinned it where it was going to be taken in… Continue reading