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Oh my goodness… I just got a second pup in my home, and now my place is over-run with dog beds! Because one of out pups is just four months old, he’s already ruined two dog beds from the store. That’s it! No more brand new dog beds. I started doing some research to figure out ways to make cute DIY dog beds out of second hand materials. Boy, was I surprised at how many adorable designs I found! Here are my favorite five. I cant wait to hear which one you like the best!
Adorable DIY Dog Beds to Keep Your Pup Comfy
Oh my goodness… I just got a second pup in my home, and now my place is over-run with dog beds! Because one of out pups is just four months old, he’s already ruined two dog beds from the store. That’s it! No more brand new dog beds. I started doing some research to figure out ways to make cute DIY dog beds out of second hand materials. Boy, was I surprised at how many adorable designs I found! Here are my favorite five. I cant wait to hear which one you like the best!
You found the perfect vintage pinup dress. You even have the vintage jewelry to go with it! But you look in the mirror, and your hair looks like a mess! What is a vintage gal to do? You replicate vintage hairstyles, of course! Whether you are short-haired, long-haired, or looking for the perfect bridal hair, we are counting down ways to achieve Instagram-worthy vintage hairstyles just for you! Pin Up, Make Up Trends, Long Hair Styles, Bridal Hair, Vintage, Hair Styles, Pin Up Dresses, 70s Makeup, Vintage Beauty
Vintage Beauty: All About Vintage Hairstyles
You found the perfect vintage pinup dress. You even have the vintage jewelry to go with it! But you look in the mirror, and your hair looks like a mess! What is a vintage gal to do? You replicate vintage hairstyles, of course! Whether you are short-haired, long-haired, or looking for the perfect bridal hair, we are counting down ways to achieve Instagram-worthy vintage hairstyles just for you!
Do you have a baby shower to attend in the future? Or maybe you’re having a little one of your own? Here’s a sweet crib mobile that uses pretty vintage prints, beads, and even ribbon if you have it. The steps are simple, especially if you have a sewing machine. Ready? Let’s get started!
DIY Vintage Crib Mobile — Sweetest Baby Shower Gift
Do you have a baby shower to attend in the future? Or maybe you’re having a little one of your own? Here’s a sweet crib mobile that uses pretty vintage prints, beads, and even ribbon if you have it. The steps are simple, especially if you have a sewing machine. Ready? Let’s get started!
If you think that your summer style options are limited by current trends, you are totally mistaken! Borrow summer styles from the past century and update them to create a look that is uniquely yours. The fashion trends from the ’50s to the ’90s have covered a wide range of territory. There were some looks that are best left in history and admired from afar. But some should be brought back into our closets and hearts! Designers, Fashion, Design, Couture, Summer, Vintage Fashion, Emilio Pucci, Vintage Looks
30 Vintage Looks To Bring Back This Summer From The ’50s to ’90s
If you think that your summer style options are limited by current trends, you are totally mistaken! Borrow summer styles from the past century and update them to create a look that is uniquely yours. The fashion trends from the ’50s to the ’90s have covered a wide range of territory. There were some looks that are best left in history and admired from afar. But some should be brought back into our closets and hearts!
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A Guide to Identifying ILGWU Union Labels in Vintage Clothing
The most popular union label found in vintage clothing is from the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). Vintage clothing pickers and sellers often use ILGWU clothing labels to help identify the general era in which a piece of clothing was made because the union tag’s design, which has changed eight times since 1900, can help narrow the garment’s age within a window of approximately 10 to 20 years.
Despite being a period of economic struggle, 1930s clothing was an era of revolutionary style thanks to advancements in clothing production, the popularity of Hollywood cinema, and the increased resourcefulness of daywear fashion because of the Great Depression. Advancements in technology helped to popularize zippers as fasteners, fitted bras with cups, and the bias cut method, a process of cutting material at a 45-degree angle so that it clung to the body. Clothes, Clothing, 1930s Fashion, 1930s, The Chic, Fashion Outfits, Chic Silhouette
5 Pieces That Defined 1930s Fashion
Despite being a period of economic struggle, 1930s clothing was an era of revolutionary style thanks to advancements in clothing production, the popularity of Hollywood cinema, and the increased resourcefulness of daywear fashion because of the Great Depression. Advancements in technology helped to popularize zippers as fasteners, fitted bras with cups, and the bias cut method, a process of cutting material at a 45-degree angle so that it clung to the body.
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25 Gorgeous Gift Ideas Made With Thrift Shop Items
Gift-giving is all about making someone else smile. The right gift is thoughtful and unique. Thrift stores are amazing places to find gifts, but you just have to know what you are looking for! Wandering aimlessly around a thrift shop will start to feel overwhelming. Instead, get inspired before you start and head into the stores with a specific item in mind. Need some inspiration? Here are twenty-five gorgeous gift ideas. Each one is made with thrift store goods!
personalized vintage wedding card box
Personalized Vintage Wedding Card Box
Are you looking for a unique and personalized way to collect wedding cards and well-wishes from your guests? Look no further! In just 30 minutes, you can create beautiful vintage-inspired wedding card boxes that reflect your personal style and add a personal touch to your special day. This DIY project is easy to follow and allows you to showcase your creativity and create a cherished keepsake for years to come.
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11 Ways to Know its Vintage by Labels & Tags
Vintage identification is like anything in life: practice makes perfect. Vintage is technically a piece that is 20 years or older; however, many industry professionals refer to vintage as being “two decades or older,” i.e., technically, a piece from 1991 is vintage, but since we can’t always identify the production year, it is a safer bet to stick to the late ’80s or older as vintage.
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4 Things To Do With Vintage Wallpaper
It is always so much fun to find a stash of vintage wall paper in a thrift shop, flea market, or in a relative’s attic. Nostalgic, charming prints are the norm, and you’ll likely find prints that make you want to get crafty. Though you might not want to cover all of your walls with a grandma-esque patterns, these sweet prints are perfect for small DIY projects. Here are some ideas.
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13 Tips for Identifying Vintage Clothing Labels & Tags
This post is your go-to reference for tips and tricks to reveal a garment’s probable vintage era based on the details of its labels and tags alone! Not all vintage pieces have a label or tag, however, especially if they were handmade, which vintage before the 1980s often was.
One of the challenges of making authentic vintage style clothes is the undergarments. Those type of clothes look best with underwear that’s more structured. So this is my attempt to make an inspired undergarment that looks and and fits perfectly! Vintage Lingerie, Style Clothes, Diy, Secondhand Style, Underwear
DIY Vintage Lingerie
One of the challenges of making authentic vintage style clothes is the undergarments. Those type of clothes look best with underwear that’s more structured. So this is my attempt to make an inspired undergarment that looks and and fits perfectly!
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How to Use High-End Finishes to Upgrade Your Home
Land of luxury beyond any doubt appears inviting. Just imagine strolling in a place where elegance, sophistication, and allure merge together. Although creating such a dream may sound costly, luxurious feelings do not always equal money spent. A touch of creativity, planful approach, and reasonable choices will equip your home with an environment that lacks no trace of grandeur.
1990s fashion may feel like it happened just yesterday, but with the vintage definition declaring anything from 1993 or earlier as officially “vintage,” this decade is fast approaching the cultural canon of vintage style. The minimalist, grunge, designer, sportswear, hip hop, and preppy looks are the most remembered styles of the era, establishing Western fashion’s permanent shift toward “casual” versus the more dressy, put-together looks of ’50s and '70s fashion.
1990s Fashion Trends You Can’t Live Without Today
1990s fashion may feel like it happened just yesterday, but with the vintage definition declaring anything from 1993 or earlier as officially “vintage,” this decade is fast approaching the cultural canon of vintage style. The minimalist, grunge, designer, sportswear, hip hop, and preppy looks are the most remembered styles of the era, establishing Western fashion’s permanent shift toward “casual” versus the more dressy, put-together looks of ’50s and '70s fashion.
To plan the perfect wedding, most couples make a wedding to-do list to ensure that everything is checked and accounted for. This could include everything ranging from finance to decoration or even catering.   However, most couples forget to include an important checkpoint, which is premarital counseling.   Premarital counseling is a type of therapy that can help couples prepare for marriage. Premarital counseling can help ensure that you and your partner have a strong, healthy relationship. Marriage, Decoration, Preparing For Marriage, Marriage And Family Therapist, Wedding To Do List, Marriage And Family, Premarital Counseling
Why Premarital Counseling Should Be on Your Wedding To-Do List
To plan the perfect wedding, most couples make a wedding to-do list to ensure that everything is checked and accounted for. This could include everything ranging from finance to decoration or even catering. However, most couples forget to include an important checkpoint, which is premarital counseling. Premarital counseling is a type of therapy that can help couples prepare for marriage. Premarital counseling can help ensure that you and your partner have a strong, healthy relationship.