I came across this threadbanger’s tutorial the other day and fell in love with their couture ruffled vest. Their tutorial is very easy to follow. I decided to refashion my old black pants (pix below) that I have been wearing as my outfit for my one-woman shows. Decided to retire that pants because I hated [...]
These are the posts from June 2010
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I have been following Made By Lex’s blog lately because I absolutely *love* her style. She got an impeccable taste in fashion/refashion and I hope to learn from her. One of her refashion tutorials came with men’s shirt turned into western shirt. I saw how lovely it looked on Lex so I decided to try my [...]
Got beer/soda bottle caps that you don’t know what to do with? Well, my SIL came up with a brilliant idea. She turned them into earrings! When asked how she did it, she said she punctured a hole thru the cap by hammering a nail through it and then bent it slightly. She bought earring [...]
I was so inspired by Kristen’s ruffly felt wreath that I *had* to make one of my own. It took me few trips to craft store to get extra felt sheets and a sore thumb to get it all done but I couldn’t be more happy with the result. Don’t you love how it warms [...]
I just remembered that I did several drawings on canvas few years back. By drawing, I meant printing a photo on a paper and tracing it on canvas via trace projector. After tracing, I colored it up via permanent marker (I tried using black paint and it was no good. I think I just simply [...]
Just got my slip-on converse shoes in mail today. NICE! Last time I worn a converse, I was in high school and it was in pink. I think I’ve toned down this time. Check me out!
I was looking for ideas on how to refashion my old clothes and saw this look at Garnett Hill. I was so glad to see that cut off jeans are back in style so here is what I did with my old jeans. Garnet Hill’s Look My look. Viola! I know the pix quality isn’t [...]
I do have a screen printing kit but it takes approximately a day or so to get it set up before you can actually use it. Since I am not a patient person, I wanted a faster way to print on fabric other than iron-on transfer paper. I tried using freezer paper and followed this [...]
Welcome to my new home. I decided to move from blogger.com to wordpress.com because wordpress is much more mobile-friendly. I’m now able to post entries via my iPhone app. I also bought my own domain, elaloo.com to house my blog. So far, so good. Obviously, after importing my entries, there are some things that needs [...]