Friday, July 6, 2012

Ruffled

Top: Pins and needles, Shorts: Nasty Gal, Wedges: Steve Madden, Necklace:Forever 21 
Sunnies: Le Specs

Ok, so I know that this moment has passed but I was so wrapped up in "the moment" that I put blogging it on the back burner (and hot dogs on the front). I'm sure you figured out I am talking about July 4th. What gave it away, the red white and blue?

The shorts I am wearing are my DIY embellished shorts. This project couldn't have been any easier. I bought a yard of the cheapest ruffle at Joanne's and simply sewed it on my shorts. Now that's a permanent solutions. I was also tempted with the idea of Velcro, that way you can remove, and even switched with another material if you so please,but I decided I loved this look so much I'd keep if forever!

My forth was FANTASTIC. Full of food and marvelous festivites. 
I hope yours was just as marvelous.

Oh! And, it's FRIDAY!

Xo...

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16 comments:

  1. haha hot dogs on the front burner. nothing wrong with that! and this is such a cute diy- it really changed the whole look :)

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  2. Such cute shorts! I would have loved them, anyway, but the addition of the ruffle just made them that much more fabulous :)
    xox,
    Cee

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  3. Love the entire look:)
    very creative diy..m sure gonna try:)
    your hairstyle is superb..long way to go girl..U have it :)

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  4. Lovely outfit. I love the colour of your shorts!

    - http://despite-the-style.blogspot.com/

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  5. Cute!!!

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  6. Love the DIY, I loove the cute lil white ruffles, looks great against the wine red shorts ♥
    i loove the velcro idea, very smart :D

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  7. Oh hey girl! You are so clever, love the idea of switching up something that might need a bit of a face lift! ;) Hmm, sounds like we might need to do a DIY style challenge Friday one of these days!

    x Carlina
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  8. Love this for the 4th or anytime for that matter. All this dressing for the occasions has made me aware I actually wear red, white and blue more than I thought. I need serious work on my DIY skills but you rocked it!

    xo
    Nic
    mymannersandmoxie.com

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  9. They look so cute I bought some ruffle to do this to some of my shorts the other day :)
    xx

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  10. I love the ruffle! Like Rhea, I too will be stopping by Joanne's today! Great look <3

    xox jane
    http://thisiswhathappens-jane.blogspot.com/

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  11. Beautiful! I've been wanting to do something just like that but haven't gotten around to it; now I'm inspired to pick the project back up!

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  12. Very nice, great idea.

    Nora

    http://notenora.blogspot.com

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  13. loved your little diy project! they came out great.
    you look so beautiful!

    XO jannine
    http://fashionistArg.blogspot.com

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  14. aww they look fab with the lace ruffle


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    xx

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