Building a vintage wardrobe part 2: Vintage keywords

To find what you are looking for you need to know what it is or what its called. So I decided to make this easy keyword post. This will help you know what words you can use when you search for clothes. This is not all fabrics, necklines and words there is. But this is … Continue reading Building a vintage wardrobe part 2: Vintage keywords

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Redbird vintage subscription box Review

Disclaimer: This is by no mean sponsored and it is my true thought on the product. Redbird is two vintage-loving sisters (Sarah & Karen) behind the scenes styling and putting together boxes. One day they hope to have a whole vintage-loving team but in the meantime they need to limit the amount of subscriptions they … Continue reading Redbird vintage subscription box Review

Vintage Inspired Makeup

Disclaimer: This is by no mean sponsored and it is my true thought on the product. I have never been a makeup girl. I remember that my mom used lipstick when I was a kid but she stopped rather soon when I got older. My dad hated the thought of makeup that would hide my … Continue reading Vintage Inspired Makeup

Chore-Workout

So I found this professor article about how much different chores burn in calories. And many of them really chocked me so I thought it could be fun to share them with you. And somehow it fits into my blogging as a 40's and 50's housewife. How to burn calories and still clean your house. … Continue reading Chore-Workout

Tomorrows sewing project!

Some of you might remember my other sewing projects, Vintage patterns I will try this autumn, still to this day I haven't found a perfect fabric for these patterns. I want to say I'm rather picky when it comes to fabric and clothes. I know that if I don't think it will be perfect fabric for … Continue reading Tomorrows sewing project!

Autumn thoughts

Going from a very warm summer, to be Sweden at least, to this cold rainy weather. It have really made my body all confused. I want to say sorry for not posting more often but many things have happened. At this moment my dad is in the hospital and I'm 4 hours away and can't … Continue reading Autumn thoughts

Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

I have gotten the question on how to create or start building a vintage or retro wardrobe. So I thought it would be a good idea in making a blog series on what I have learned during my researches. Sometimes learning from your mistakes is a good thing. But I would say that buying the … Continue reading Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

Vintage patterns I will try this autumn

Yes, I have an confession. I LOVE patterns. I love following things that someone already spent time to figure out, why do I have to do his work again? You might now wonder why I say this? Well, I realized some people on the internet who do sewing think doing it without a pattern makes … Continue reading Vintage patterns I will try this autumn

Petticoat school – Part 2

This is the second part of the petticoat school; first one you could find here: Petticoat school – Part 1. Things you should consider when you are buying a petticoat: What is the desired “look” you are going for? Depending on your style your choice of petticoat will be different; a Lolita might want a puffy … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 2

Petticoat school – Part 1

For those who don't know what a petticoat is: In historical contexts (sixteenth to mid-nineteenth centuries), petticoat refers to any separate skirt worn with a gown, bed gown, bodice or jacket; these petticoats are not, strictly speaking, underwear, as they were made to be seen. In both historical and modern contexts, petticoat refers to skirt-like undergarments worn for warmth … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 1