DIY: How to Make a Cute Poncho Out of an Old Blanket

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Does anyone else remember a time when ponchos were right up there on the fashion-suicide list with socks + sandals and hammer pants? And now you see all of those things all over Vogue and Glamour! Such is the fashion machine, right? Well, the reason I mention ponchos is that for a long time, I had a bit of an aversion to these half-blanket, half-coat hybrids until I was tidying up my closet and came upon this cream-colored throw I received from Cindy Crawford (fine, I actually got it as a favor at a party she threw from one of her PR people who took one look at me and seemed reluctant to give it to me, but doesn’t it sound much better when I say she gave it to me herself?). It’s such a lovely and cozy throw, but I’m not really a throw person – is anyone, really? Anyways, not wanting it to sit around in my closet, I wondered what could be done with it and then it came to me – it’d make an excellent poncho! Read on to see how I transformed it into one with just a few easy steps and if you have a blanket that you think could serve you a lot better as a poncho, definitely give it a try.

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NEW: Refashioned Plaid Scalloped Neckline Dress by Clossette – SOLD!

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If you’re looking for a ladylike little number with just the right amount of preppy flair, you’ve come to the right place. This adorable A-line dress is perfectly lady-like but will hug your curves in all the right spots. It was cute to begin with after we added mini scalloped pockets and a schoolgirl collar, it’s irresistible.

Size: 6

Material: 63% polyester, 35% cotton, 2% elastine

Condition: Like new/gently used

Price: $50

This item has been sold

* Cardigan and necklace not included

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