Thursday, March 31, 2011

Feminine, Modest, Pretty, and Cheap!

Feminine, Modest, Pretty, and Cheap!

Posted by Missy on March 19th, 2011

Finding modest dresses with the fashions of today is hard!  This is a dress that I found at a thrift store for four ($4?!) dollars!  I couldn't believe it!  Of course, if I weren't wearing an undershirt with it, it would be to low.  But I plan to alter that.  When I get the chance I'm going to make an undershirt that will bring up the neckline in the front and back of the dress.  

If I would have had to pay full price for it, I would have never bought something that I had to alter, but for $4 - I don't mind doing a bit of altering at all!  I also plan to redesign the sleeves and make them a bit more my style.  

I'm my hair I'm wearing a half crown of tiny pink flowers that I made.

I made the crown to wear at Lisa's wedding this coming may, but then I discovered that they matched my new dress perfectly! 

First, I cut a piece of wire to the size I wanted, then I wrapped it in green, floral tape.  Next I simply stuck these little flowers on it with hot glue and tada!  I have a crown for Lisa's wedding!  

I was originally planning to use these flowers for my crown for the wedding, but they just ended up being to big and would have looked funny.

Instead, I took two small bunches of these flowers and hot glued them to these little snap in, hair clips!  I will probably use them for more everyday hair flowers. 


  1. I love this idea and it turned out BEAUTIFULLY!

  2. It is very Cute,

    Your adopted lil' sis

  3. Thank you! I have had fun with this project.