Second-hand Outfit = Red White Black

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Yesterday, a few friends got together, we chatted, our kids played, and we swapped our unwanted's.  Our swaps were not limited to fashion, we contributed children's toys, books, house furnishings and even food.  I swapped Branston pickle, for this skirt and turquoise top (I kid you not readers). 


Cropped jacket - previous clothes swap party
Zipper brooch - me made
Belt - op shop
Boots - eBay
Turquoise top - yesterday's get together swap
Skirt - yesterday's get together swap


Secondly, following a recent obsession with recycled paper bead making, I've finished my outfit with a me-made arm party paper bead bracelet, to match my 'new' skirt.



Paper bead bracelet made from a Lindt chocolate box, a postcard, and a page from a real estate brochure.


Can also be worn as a necklace


Paper bead arm party, in red, white and black.

Inspired by Mother Nature, the Red Bellied Woodpecker

Image c/o Ron Jones


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10 comments:

grunge-queen said...

The skirt's fab, very tribal - and I love the inspiration! :)

Adin B said...

That is awesome!!!! I love the skirt and the boots. :)

Vintage Coconut said...

That skirt is AWESOME, I love the design.

my thrifty closet said...

cute look! I love the skirt especially. Very quirky chic and eclectic. The bea bracelet is lovely too!

mongs
mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

Joni James said...

Super cute outfit!

Bella Q said...

Great print on that skirt- and I would love to dress like that bird. Spiffy!

Lavender said...

FANTASTIC swap!!! That skirt is the bomb.

Helen said...

Not everyone can wear this look ... you pulled it off beautifully!!!

Stacey said...

I looooooove this outfit! That cropped jacket is gorgeous, and I love the print on your skirt.

Stitchybritt said...

That is a fantastic skirt - I'd consider this a win!

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