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I have always considered myself to be a creative person, and I LOVE to scavage thrift stores, junk stores and Goodwill looking to fulfill that obsession!! It really is an obsession, you know what I'am talking about!! LOL

Monday, April 12, 2010

Wedding Gown Ruffles in the shower!!

Go ahead, just try and guess what this is?  Give Up?  O.K.


There is a shower curtain on the Victorian Trading Company site that I really really wanted.  It cost around 50.00 dollars.  I had the idea that I could make one if I could find the right materials,for cheaper.  I had been eyeballing a old wedding gown at goodwill for a while...it was torn around the waist.  I asked the price and she said they could not sell it because it was torn.  I told her fine, because I was going to take it apart any way.....Long story short....I got it for 4.00, dismantled the ruffles, attached them to another goodwill find shower curtain horizontally and made my version of the shower curtain, for around 10.00.  I haven't been brave enough to hang it yet, although It washes up like a charm! 

21 comments:

  1. I'll bet it's sooo pretty! Can't wait to see it hanging up!

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  2. Great idea and what a cost saver. I'd love to see it finished.

    Hope you are having a wonderful Wednesday.

    Kathleen

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  3. Great idea...I am loving ruffles this season!
    Happy day!
    xojanis

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  4. Great idea...I want to see it finished! I bet it'll be gorgeous!

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  5. I too have been looking for a dress They are too much at the thrift store you got lucky Lets see when you are done . Laura

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  6. I'm so glad you liked my Big Lots mirror makeover!

    Wow, you did good at Goodwill! Isn't it funny when we keep eyeballing things? I do that...I go back and one certain thing keeps catching my eye. I hope you'll show us what it looks like when it's done!

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  7. Wonderful idea, show us next week!
    Sparkly Hugs,
    Tobi and the Pixies!

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  8. Wonderful idea! I saw that shower curtain you're talking about in the catalog!
    I can't wait to see the finished product.

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  9. What a great idea! I bet it turned out really cute. I am loving ruffles right now! Stopping by from New Friend Friday:)

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  10. I can't wait to see the pictures. It's such a creative idea!

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  11. oh dear.. I can't wait to see how it looks! you so creative!

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  12. Girl be brave and hang it up, that's pure eye candy!!! I love it! My mom actually purchased a shower curtain that looks VERY similar to that one, but she did not get it for $10 bucks let me tell ya! :) I love love love your great idea!
    Thanks for linking up to my Treasures and Trinkets, I always love seeing you. OH, and you tell your 11year old, you do NOT have an old brain, it's a lovely brain and works just dandy! (after all, you did come up with that amazing shower curtain!) :)
    TTYL
    Have a great day &
    HUGS to you!
    Melissa :)

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  13. Just stopping by from FF. Hope you have a great weekend.

    Come by and say hi and become a follower. I am also doing a giveaway for a year's subscription to SHAPE magazine. Please stop by and enter to win!

    Hope to see you there.

    http://sixcherriesontop.com

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  14. What a bargain...and I bet it's simply gorgeous.

    My New Doll -my Show n Tell. I would really enjoy your company if you can drop by to visit me. Hope you're having a terrific Friday!!!

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  15. Oh, do hang it up. Its gorgeous. I'll bet that was a lot of work, too.

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  16. It looks AWESOME! Hang it up girl!!! We want to see it!! What a great find, and that's REALLY thinking outside the box! Thanks so much for joining me over at faithgracecrafts for Pearls and Lace Thursday!!!! I'm so excited to be in blogland with all of you talented ladies (and guys too)!!! I'm having a blast with it...looks like you are too!
    Blessings, Doni

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  17. Great idea. Can't wait to see pics of it up. I'm your newest follower from New Friend Friday at The Girl Creative. I love you blog. Can't wait to read more.

    -K
    http://mypottyseat.blogspot.com/

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  18. Simply gorgeous! What a great idea - the ruffles are perfect and so pretty! Stop by the Sunday Showcase party if you get a chance - Can't wait to see this hung up!

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  19. I can't wait to see it hung up! I have been wanting to make a ruffled shower curtain so bad lately! Thanks so much for linking to Favorite Things Friday!

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  20. Hi..I’m Barb from New Friend Fri. I am your newest follower. I hope you will get a chance to visit my blog @ santasgiftshoppe.blogspot.com
    & get inspired by something for your family/home. I hope you will follow me as well. We also are having a mother’s day giveaway til Wed. hope you can join in. Nice to meet ya new friend!!!

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