How To Make a Colorblock Dress from T-Shirts by Kristina

Sometimes a favorite piece is just too comfortable to throw away. I didn’t want to get rid of my perfect fit tee from the GAP so I decided to up-cycle three extra large men’s polo shirts from Goodwill to create a dress inspired by this colorblock dress. Chic Girl’s Tip: Anytime you plan to up-cycle jersey knit … Read moreHow To Make a Colorblock Dress from T-Shirts by Kristina

How To Make a Safety Pin Watch by Kristina

You can find these supplies at most craft stores, but for this project I wanted a watch face that would hide the attached elastic beneath the watch. I ordered this simple square one at Goody Beads online. Because the elastic will stretch out once you put in on your arm, the length of the watch should be … Read moreHow To Make a Safety Pin Watch by Kristina

How To Lengthen a Mini Dress by Kristina

I’ve been drooling over the mixed print trend that floated down the spring runway, especially since mixing prints opens up all kinds of DIY opportunities — it’s like an invitation to break all the rules. I used an oversize mini dress from Charlotte Russe to create this look. The base color of the floral pattern was navy blue, so … Read moreHow To Lengthen a Mini Dress by Kristina

Fashionable Comfort by Kristina

Kristina J. dress | Target cardigan | Target belt  | Aeropostale denim jacket  | American Eagle watch | FOSSIL bag Generally, I over-wear particular pieces in my closet until I’m sick of them, then forget about them, then discover them, then get all giddy over them again, then…I know. Vicious cycle. I keep waiting for this jersey dress to … Read moreFashionable Comfort by Kristina

DIY Fashion Projects for Valentine’s Day by Kristina

Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day fashion projects can be tricky, I think. It’s very easy to cross the line from sentimentality into little-girl cutesy. These projects by a few of my favorite refashionistas manage to be on-trend with just the right amount of syrupy goodness for the love fest that is Valentine’s Day — exactly … Read moreDIY Fashion Projects for Valentine’s Day by Kristina

How To Lengthen Clothes With Color-Blocking #1 by Kristina

Sometimes, the easiest (and funnest) way to lengthen a dress is to choose a contrasting color. Store-bought clothes incorporate color-block bands at the hem all the time, so don’t be afraid to try it yourself and wear it with confidence. This works really well, especially if you’ve already seen a version you want to imitate. … Read moreHow To Lengthen Clothes With Color-Blocking #1 by Kristina

How To Lengthen a Dress With Chiffon Underlay by Kristina

I love a pretty dress, but summer can be so exasperating with the prolific amount of short dresses available. It’s frustrating to go to the mall and walk out after trying on a bazillion dresses that are just two or three inches too short. This is a tutorial on how to lengthen a dress using … Read moreHow To Lengthen a Dress With Chiffon Underlay by Kristina