Sunday, September 6, 2009

How to Save $30

The other day I was in Old Navy's dressing room trying on a jean skirt. I looked at the price tag, $30, I debated it and then tried it on. I was glad to discover that the skirt made my butt look 3 times larger than it already is, cus then I didn't have to decide weather or not to spend the $30. However, I still really wanted a new skirt.
The next morning I was hanging my new jeans in my closet when I decided that more than two pairs were overdue for a tossing out. And that's when I had a brilliant idea, and less than two hours later, and just in time for church, I saved myself $30, and my old jeans a trip to the garbage when I turned this:
into this:

It was so easy even I could do it. It was fun too. All you have to do is google "jeans into a jean skirt" and you will find tons of instructions.

7 comments:

Melissa said...

Awesome Raquel! I am very impressed, that was quite the crafty thing to do! It turned out way cute too-

Dawna Greer said...

Way to go Raquel! Your project fits right in with the old saying, "Use it up, wear it out, make do or do without!" The skirt really turned out cute. Aren't you glad you still have that $30 to spend on something else?

bdrain said...

Nice job on the skirt.

KaNdRa and JaReD said...

I am quite impressed! I wish I was able to come up with something like that!

Tyler and Andrea said...

Look at you! So cute!

kristi*jansen said...

ok so you CAN sew... melissa & i are going to have a sewing party and you are invited :)

ps-- whenever i want something new but am too frugal to pay full price, i hit up savers. i found a dress there yesterday for $8. yay!

Garrett & Melissa said...

HOW CUTE is that!! I was meaning to ask you on Sunday where you got your skirt!! Great job!