Author: Kara Metta

Upcycling a Frame

You may have seen this already as a guest post on brassyapple.com.  Today I’m going to share it on here! This summer I found a beautiful frame at a garage sale.  The owners were asking for $10, but I bartered them down to...

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Sizing Up

Normally when I refashion things, I tend to take them in to fit me.  I have a tendency to think that more fabric means more possibilities.  Today’s refashion, however, is different.  I began with a skirt I...

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A Painted Refashion

Hello! Today I’m going to share a refashion I did with paint that I originally wrote for brassyapple.com. Sometimes I get weird ideas and just run with them.  This was certainly one of them.I got this white...

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$1.25 Red Carpet Dress

A while ago I hit up a high school marching band yard sale in Orem.  It was there that I scored 9 yards of black fabric for $1.25.  It was a cotton knit, so the possibilities were endless. Fast-forward four months, Provo City...

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DIY Stretchy Lace Skirt

I was really excited when I found some stretchy knit fabric in the remnant section of the fabric store.  I was even more excited when I found matching stretchy lace there too.  I immediately knew I wanted to make a cream lace...

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Easy and Versatile

Every 2-4 months I go through all my clothes and find piles of stuff I don’t wear anymore that I give away.  I feel like things come in and out of style so fast, it’s hard to keep up.  I want to buy stuff...

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