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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'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

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How to Wear DIY: Lovely lace skirt and festive pastels

"Festive pastels" may not be quite the right term, but let me explain.  This month's Everybody, Everywear challenge is green, for St. Patrick's Day!  And I don't really own much green.  But, I love the site (check out the concept here if you're not familiar) and wanted to join in, so I pulled out this pretty pastel green cardi.  Paired with what is definitely becoming one of my fave skirts, the lace one I made not long ago, I think it's a pretty but not over-the-top festive springy look.

Green | Everybody, Everywear


It's getting to be almost too late in the year for my (wintery) suede flower pumps!  Almost.
Sweater: Target via Goodwill. Top: Old Navy. Necklace: Forever 21. Belt: Charlotte Russe.
Shoes: Vince Camuto. Skirt: DIY, upcycled vintage lace dress!

Of course, it's not quite spring--it was gorgeous and sunny yesterday afternoon, but windy, and of course we woke up to an inch of snow on the ground!!  Really?!?!?  Really, Oregon!??!  Lame.

Hoping for more spring soon!!

9 comments

  1. Anonymous3/14/2012

    You are amazing. I like your DIY and you!!! Greeting from Ukraine!

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  2. Looks great! Well done. :)

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  3. Anonymous3/14/2012

    That skirt is gorgeous! You did a great job reusing such lovely fabric =)

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    1. Thanks! I love working with vintage pieces stuff.

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  4. I love the skirt! I've been looking for a lace skirt just like that!

    Meg
    http://megshandmadelife.blogspot.com

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    1. Hmm, well, I don't know where to buy one, but there's always the DIY option if you don't have any luck in stores! ;)

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  5. Wow! Absolutely love your shoes and minty cardi. Fabulous and chic outfit, eh.

    Cheers,
    Cathy@digitizing service

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