As mentioned in yesterday's small style post.. I recently customised my wardrobe again.
Namely... I grabbed a fairly boring navy thrifted skirt - and painted a sweet feather on to it!
Here I am free-handing the feather on to the skirt with some latex paint (tan and white). I was using this image from Pinterest for inspiration. The fabric is stretchy so I tried to just pat the paint on pretty thick... I was tempted to stitch/embroider the details on to the feather - but opted to use my new fabric markers since it's super fast.stupid easy.
Voila. A happy feather for my 'upcycled' boring skirt.
|I'm not sure what I'm looking up at either... and then... it was raining... ugh!|
And here's the full outfit/creative combination:
Lace & Leather necklace: Needle and Nest Design
Yellow shirt: thrifted maternity.
Doily sweater: Needle and Nest D.I.Y
Feather skirt: thrifted (and truth be told.. it's hiked way up over my 8month belly!)
Cable leggings: H&M
Suede boots: Zellers
I'm still tempted to sew some lace along the bottom hem... and it was all I could do to not plaster it with a doily instead of a feather... but sometimes a little doily restraint is needed at this nest. Sometimes.
Happy friday friends - have a beauty weekend!