Confessions of a Refashionista

Thriftilicious (Re)Fashions, Accessories & Home Decor created from bits lurking about the house
The sun still struggles to peek through during #Autumn in #Berlin 🍁🍂⛅ #FallColours (at East Berlin)

The sun still struggles to peek through during #Autumn in #Berlin 🍁🍂⛅ #FallColours (at East Berlin)

DIY Leather Cuff Bracelet

Turn a thrift store belt into a custom leather cuff bracelet following this handy tutorial from SITSgirls!

DIY Leather Cuff Bracelet

Turn a thrift store belt into a custom leather cuff bracelet following this handy tutorial from SITSgirls!

Amy’s Refashioned Gown Round-UP

Got a gown that’s too frou frou for daily wear but too sentimental to donate? or perhaps you’ve thrifted a fabulous fabric in the shape of a frumpy formal dress…

Amy’s Refashioned Gown Round-UP

Got a gown that’s too frou frou for daily wear but too sentimental to donate? or perhaps you’ve thrifted a fabulous fabric in the shape of a frumpy formal dress…

Totally Smitten With In The Mood For Couture

Totally Smitten With In The Mood For Couture

Cristina is one of the most imaginative refashionistas I’ve ever had the pleasure to virtually meet! The astonishingly original creations she shares on In The Mood For Couture would be a fabulous addition to any high fashion runway…

“My latest refashion + the chicest (in my opinion). I really like the idea of having a front top that I can remove when I want to have a different look.”

Get to know…

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And the stinky work of stripping & restoring the soon-to-be-gorgeous #thrifted #vintage kitchen buffet begins…wheee! 😃 (at my backyard)

And the stinky work of stripping & restoring the soon-to-be-gorgeous #thrifted #vintage kitchen buffet begins…wheee! 😃 (at my backyard)

That Cheap (DIY) B*tch: The 3 from 1 no-sew accessory set

That Cheap (DIY) B*tch: The 3 from 1 no-sew accessory set

After 2 incredibly busy weeks of painting, installing lights & plumbing, creating a kitchen from scratch and loads more crazy renovations I’m back babies! There’s still A LOT more work to do to make the new house our home but for now it’s liveable (& unpacked) enough to allow me to get back to work refashioning & blogging! Hooray!

Pop on over to That Cheap Bitchfor my autumn-chill-beating-no-sew…

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After 2 freaking weeks of crazy #German bureaucracy we FINALLY have Internet hooked up in the new house! 🎆🎉 and I can get back to sharing my #thrifty #refashionista goodness…yipee!  (at East Berlin)

After 2 freaking weeks of crazy #German bureaucracy we FINALLY have Internet hooked up in the new house! 🎆🎉 and I can get back to sharing my #thrifty #refashionista goodness…yipee! (at East Berlin)

"Indestructable ball for large dogs"?? I think not…mid-sized Jack the Ripper had it destroyed in a flash…boooo! 💣 #dogsofinstagram #girlsbestfriend  (at East Berlin)

"Indestructable ball for large dogs"?? I think not…mid-sized Jack the Ripper had it destroyed in a flash…boooo! 💣 #dogsofinstagram #girlsbestfriend (at East Berlin)

Yipee! Studio is finally unpacked & set up enough to #refashion some groovy curtains for the bathroom…🛁 Whew, no more free peep shows for the perv(s) in the building across the alley! 😅 (at East Berlin)

Yipee! Studio is finally unpacked & set up enough to #refashion some groovy curtains for the bathroom…🛁 Whew, no more free peep shows for the perv(s) in the building across the alley! 😅 (at East Berlin)

Renovations are progressing but I’m sorely missing my pretty polished (& uninjured) hands 💅 #needamanicure #ouch #buildingakitchenfromscratch #movingonup  (at East Berlin)

Renovations are progressing but I’m sorely missing my pretty polished (& uninjured) hands 💅 #needamanicure #ouch #buildingakitchenfromscratch #movingonup (at East Berlin)

Yay! Planted the first tree in our fancy new backyard! Booooo! Broke the handle of the cool old shovel I found in the attic. 🌲👏 #idontknowwhatimdoing #notagardener #vintagetools  (at my backyard)

Yay! Planted the first tree in our fancy new backyard! Booooo! Broke the handle of the cool old shovel I found in the attic. 🌲👏 #idontknowwhatimdoing #notagardener #vintagetools (at my backyard)

I use power tools, hear me roar! 💪 working on the creation of our #DIY kitchen + attempting to get the #thrifted #vintage furniture sanded & refinished before the daily autumn downpour begins 🔧🔨💧☁ I l💟ve finally having a backyard! Soooo much easier that DIY-ing on a balcony! (at my backyard)

I use power tools, hear me roar! 💪 working on the creation of our #DIY kitchen + attempting to get the #thrifted #vintage furniture sanded & refinished before the daily autumn downpour begins 🔧🔨💧☁ I l💟ve finally having a backyard! Soooo much easier that DIY-ing on a balcony! (at my backyard)