From Unwanted Shirt to Tote Bag

Hi Lovelies!

I have a super quick DIY for you today, that’s both cute and doesn’t require any new materials… which means free!

I had this tank top which has definitely seen better days. I really liked it but it was already too faded to be worn outdoors, and I didn’t feel that in was in a good enough condition to be donated.

You could of course recycle fabric at certain locations where the cloth gets used for rags or upcycled, but I wanted to extend the life of this shirt by just a bit more.

shirt before tote bag

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Points I love

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Ah being frugal and getting free stuff. It’s great isn’t it? I think so, and I’m pretty good at it. If you’re going to buy something anyway, why not be rewarded for it? I’m sure we all understand the idea of loyalty cards – retailers vying for our business try to prevent us from going to the competition by enticing us with rewards. As simple as that, it’s how they earn our repeat business. While not all loyalty programs are created equal, there are some that fit seamlessly into daily life. Here are a few of my favourites: Read more