Several years ago, my husband and I went as Ralphie and the Leg Lamp for Halloween. As a costume, it wasn't all that hard to make. Truthfully, that hardest part was finding a lampshade to fit over my booty. I got more than a few odd looks in the thrift store as I divested lamps of their shades and proceeded to try to pull them up like a pair of pants. (If you are interested in learning how to make their own leg lamp costume, please comment below. If there is enough interest, I can make a tutorial. You have to provide your own Ralphie, though I can give you pointers on making his shirt ;-) )…

This upcycled man's suit vest was such a fun project. I was inspired by the look of the vest and the challenge of feminizing it. When you are out treasure hunting at thrift stores and rummage sales, keep an eye out for old men's suits. You can get them for a steal and you can make some pretty cool apparel and accessories out of them. … (2 comments)