Skip Nav
Tweens and Teens
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex at Every Age
Little Kids
12 Real Struggles of Being a Mom to Multiples
Food and Activities
Mom Confession: My Kid Only Eats Encased Meats and Carbs

ECOWEEN: Old Bridesmaid's Dress Fit For a Lil Princess

ECOWEEN: Old Bridesmaid's Dress Fit For a Lil Princess

Be your daughter's fairy godmother and snip and hem that old bridesmaid dress collecting dust in the back of your closet into a princess dress Cinderella would envy! No worries if you aren't a seamstress, babysugar has put together this very simple video tutorial for cutting down dresses. Then, add some embellishments from things found around the house — gift ribbon, a broach, a clip-on earring or ric-rac — and your vision comes to life. Pair it with some sparkle or dress shoes your daughter already owns and the ensemble is almost complete.

To put your tot's mark on the costume, give her the aluminum foil that covered last night's brownies so she can cut or twist it into complementary jewels — a crown, a bracelet or magic wand. Your darling can make it as basic or ornate as she wishes. To see the finished costume on our lil model, check out the gallery!


Image

Image

Image
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
itownsend itownsend 8 years
Thanks for a great idea for that old bridesmaid dress! and the model truly is a little princess!
itownsend itownsend 8 years
Thanks for a great idea for that old bridesmaid dress! and the model truly is a little princess!
nancita nancita 8 years
Oh my gosh, the little princess looks so precious! I really wish I knew how to sew.
Angelica Angelica 8 years
Cute video! I wish I had your skills!
skigurl skigurl 8 years
when i wad little i was a princess for a halloween and i had the most amazing costume: because it was cold where we lived, my aunt took an old afghan blanket and fashioned it into a cape/poncho and covered the outside of it with gold shiny material so it looked princess-y but the tassles hung out the bottom and it was really warm! and i simply wore warm clothes underneath, with a wand, makeup done up, and a tiara
Harry Potter DIYs
Knot Pillows Trend
Ikea Bed Hacks
How to DIY Choker Necklaces
Create Custom Built-Ins From Ikea Bookcases
Etsy Studio Craft Supply Marketplace
Beauty and the Beast DIY Birthday Party

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds