Fashion, Life

13 Easy Ways to Wear a Blanket Scarf

The humble blanket scarf. It’s a Fall & Winter fashion staple that I’m still loving! I played around with my oversized scarf the other day and came up with 13 easy ways to wear it. Check out these simple looks below, and watch the video for the full instructions for each blanket scarf tying style.Continue reading

DIY Kids Activities, DIY Sewing, Fashion

A DIY tank dress and a $50 back-to-school wardrobe from Value Village

Isn’t it fun when your kids develop their own sense of style? I’ve enjoyed watching my oldest daughter, Little C, start to carve out what she likes and doesn’t like. When it comes to fashion, I’ve always favoured standing out from the crowd with some unique, colourful and DIY pieces, and my Little C is starting to like the same. This summer, we were challenged to create a back-to-school wardrobe with a $50 shopping spree at Value Village and we were both thrilled with the outcome! Let me show you my daughter’s fun and quirky back-to-school wardrobe from Value Village, plus how to make an easy DIY tank dress!
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DIY Sewing, Fashion, Life

How to Sew an Off Shoulder Peasant Dress (Video)

What’s your favourite outfit to wear in the summer? I definitely LOVE wearing dresses as much as I can when the temps are warmer. They’re just so easy to throw on, and they’re so soft and cool. This dress is one of my newest favourites, and it’s really fun to make! If you’re a beginning seamstress, you could make this in a day. This DIY off shoulder peasant dress doesn’t require a pattern (just a few measurements), and it looks really cute, too!Continue reading

Fashion, Life

2017 Spring Capsule Wardrobe – Petite Curvy Mom Style

As the month of March draws to a close, I’m reflecting on my “No Jammies March” challenge and entering this season with a renewed passion for fashion. Cheesy, much?! It’s true! I challenged myself (and you!) to try to get out of my “day pajamas” every day and into something as equally comfortable, but more stylish. I’ve really enjoyed trying out different outfit combinations and taking a little extra time for myself.Continue reading

DIY Crafts, Fashion, Life

How to Hem a Maxi Skirt or Dress – No Sewing Required!

I LOVE wearing maxi dresses in the summer. They’re so comfy and breezy… they’re a summer wardrobe staple around here! My only problem is that I’m pretty short – 5’3 1/2″ – so every maxi dress or skirt I buy is way too long. Hemming skirts has become a necessity for me, and today I want to show you how to hem a dress or skirt with NO sewing required. It’s such a handy skill to have in your DIY arsenal – especially if you’re a shorty pants like me!Continue reading