The Redress Challenge

Good morning, Monday! That was a fast weekend…but yesterday was a delight to celebrate the resurrection with dear people, so actually I’m starting the week feeling rather blessed.

If you stop by here on a regular basis then you know that I link up with Greater than Rubies on Monday. The challenge this week was a Redress Challenge: Repair ~ giving life to a new piece. I had planned to skip this link up because I just wasn’t sure what I would post. But as a thought about it on Sunday evening a thought of dresses came to my mind. I have been purging since the dawn of 2014, but I did rescue a dress or two from that purge pile right before it exited the front door. I’m not repairing it, but I am restyling it. And I must say, I’m glad I rescued this little brown number. I think I’m in love!

I realize just a simple sweater or scarf or different shoes changed my entire outlook on this little number. I didn’t style it with leopard print {scarf and/or shoes} but I can totally see that in my future.

Since the hubby is my photo man {new venture for him but we are both learning} and in honor of building muscle month, he encouraged this photo. {He’s my trainer, too}. Mixing it up on, Monday ladies.

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Linking up at Greater than Rubies. Fizz and Frosting. DC in Style. More Pieces of Me. Not Dead Yet Style. Still Being Molly. Style Elixir. Life’s a Party Dress Like It. Cute and Little.

Hope you have a lovely little Monday!

I’m having another link up party of Friday – Hope you stop by!

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18 thoughts on “The Redress Challenge

    • Thank you, Arielle! This little challenge pushed me to find a new way to wear this dress. Scarves are the greatest accessory! Hope your day has been lovely! I appreciate that you stopped by today!

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    • LOL, Whitney! 🙂 Thankful that I’m learning to use other pieces to extend the life of pieces I thought I should discard. Hope your day has been lovely. Thank you for stopping by!

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  1. I love how this simple dress looks so much fun with the floral scarf and pink blazer.

    I invite you to stop by my blog when you have a chance.

    Have a Great Monday, Ada. =)

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    • Thank you, Ada! Trying to restyle this dress makes me so glad that I didn’t get rid of it. I appreciate you stopping by today. Hope you’re day has been lovely!

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  2. Your muscle picture is so cute Carrie! You should be proud to show them. I’ve been going to Zumba since January and know the pride that comes from a little muscle development. 🙂

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    • Thanks, Stacey! I have to admit I love working out and lifting weights. I also like to do some cross training. Hats off to you for Zumba – I for one am not coordinated enough to move like that to music. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and hope your day has been just lovely!

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    • Jess, I totally agree with you about scarves. I have always LOVED earrings but I almost think I could relinquish them for scarves. Glad you stopped by. Hope your day has been lovely. Visiting your blog today!

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