Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals.
I co-host the Your Home Story podcast and believe you can love your home just the way it is, AND have the power to design and make big changes to make it better.
I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!
Mom to Otto born April 2018 and Lucy born August 2020!

Made my own Anthro Beribboned Buds Cardigan

Sometimes I think Anthropologie is just begging to be copied.  See this darling sweater:

I've had a plain silk/cotton blend sweater sitting on my mending pile waiting for a makeover for a while, and when I saw this cute flowered cardi (and I knew I had some simple trims sitting around), I put the two together.

They have quite a few cute embellished cardigans, like this one and this one:

So I thought about a lot of arrangements and trim types, but I ended up with the original, the Beribboned Buds Cardigan, with fewer flowers:

The best part is, I did it on the machine!!!


  1. I like it. I agree with you sometimes you just have to borrow their ideas!

  2. Oooo, I like it. You are inspiring me to try this myself.

  3. This looks great! I'm so glad to find your blog- so much inspiration. What a beautiful blog you have!

  4. Anonymous2/13/2010

    Genial dispatch and this enter helped me alot in my college assignement. Thanks you as your information.

  5. love it!! (probably b/c I love cardigans...but a cheap alternative to anthro is wonderful!)




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