The 365 Day Challenge

My goal is to create something every day using something from my craft cupboard. I am a self-confessed fabric addict and just love to fossick through thrift shops and find treasures.

So here goes. Live, love, recycle and get crafting.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Side note: Brag your best buys competition.

Erica at Recycled Fashion and Brotherhood of St Laurence have been running a competition for the best thrifted fashion.

Entries into Brag Your Best Buys thrifty fashion contest, are now finished, but voting on the outfits is still open.

Juliet and I each have an entry in the competition at numbers 14 and 30. If you want to vote for our op shopped outfits you can do it here

Here is Juliet'sthrifted outfit. Pretty cute!

Jacket $2 Vinnies Centre - Bendigo
Skirt 50cents Uniting Care - Golden Square
Tights 50 cents - View Hill Bargain Shop (brotherhood) - Bendigo
Hat - Crochet by her Nan
Shoes - $1 Best and Less clearance

And mine.

Vintage dress Cheltenham Salvos - $8
Naot sandles - $4 brotherhood of st Laurence - Centre Rd, Bentleigh
Leaf Bangle - $2 View Hill Bargain Shop - Bendigo




  1. I just voted for both of you. Julie's outfit is a total knock-out, really cool, and your dress is great, too.

    Thought you might like to know your scores as of 11:41pm eastern time here in the States: Julie has 7.28% of the votes, and you have 5.3%. Well done.


  2. Thanks Joyce. It's a bit of fun.

  3. Hello Sharon. I voted for your beautiful baby girl! I want to take this opportunity to tell you that I love your family and your way of being a mother. Virna from Italy.

  4. Thankyou so much Virna. What a beautiful thing to say.