If you have little girls who like to look different to last party, here's a quick way to make everything old new again:
The layering idea is simple; pick a pretty party dress AND a pretty tutu (skirt only) and put the dress over the tutu. The great thing about this combination is that the dress is given plenty of extra volume and a petticoat look as the frills and tulle of the tutu inevitably peek out from under the dress.
In terms of using feathers the idea is to find a few coloured feathers to match the dress (I bought a bag of 'coloured craft feathers' at my local discount-dollar-store) and slip them into a hair clip. You could of course get fancy with hot glue guns and the like, but I find that they stay in place simply by clipping them in. (Lotti has the clip-on variety while Mimi is wearing a borrowed headband.)
The great thing about this new look is that it is fast, easy, free, and oh so pretty. My girls transformed into tiny divas in a moment... all for the sake of a school disco dance!
So next time you're dressing your little girl and wondering how-to... just layer and feather her!
These articles might interest you :
Available now in my Etsy shop.These cards are lovingly handmade and can be personalised with a name or short phrase. Read moreBy Sweetmabelblog
ARTS & CRAFTS, HOME
This darling little tea cup and saucer was found in my local charity shop. I love the pretty pink floral pattern which has been beautifully designed by Alfred... Read moreBy Sweetmabelblog
ARTS & CRAFTS, HOME
It's time for some Lynnderella spam... I was lucky enough to get my hands on some Lynnderellas a long time ago (like even before the current wishlist system) an... Read moreBy Thepolishwell
HAIR & BEAUTY, LIFESTYLE
Words can't express how good this skirt makes me feel! The color was what really drew me in.. it's unlike anything I own. I discovered the green beauty while... Read moreBy Alissakelly
Who doesn't appreciate those extra details that really make your cards pop?! An envelope liner is one way you can add a little surprise of color and pattern tha... Read moreBy Christyo8
These shoes give new meaning to the word “fierce.” A friend of mine sent me the photo yesterday and I must get your opinion, pretty or pretty ugly? Wait, are... Read moreBy Bridgetteraes
So, explain to me why these jeans exist? Spotted on Oak’s website, these bizarre jeans, that hardly seem comfortable and have the capacity to look like a... Read moreBy Bridgetteraes
MOST POPULAR FROM ARTS & CRAFTS
- Easy DIY: Snowflake ornament wreath by Ctbas
- A Few Things You Should Know About Vintage Furniture by Amelia White
- Hanglar Christmas Card by Dena13
- The Best Christmas Gift by Midwesterngirl
MOST RECOMMENDED IN ARTS & CRAFTS
- Paper Sculpture Figures by Patty Grazini - Baroque People and Their Pets by Ann Martin
- A Sparkling December! by Ada