Wednesday, May 16, 2012

La Dolce Vita is up-cycling

Now call it opportunistic BUT,
 when the kids are at school is my best chance to...

 ... go through their rooms and throw out crap
- they are such hoarders!

If you have a daughter,
chances are she went through PPP
 (plastic pony phase)

A word of encouragement:
thankfully there is light at the end of the tunnel.
I think my daughter has pretty much outgrown them.

Yesterday, I found this forgotten plastic pony carry case and couldn't help myself
-maybe I can be a hoarder too.

I soaked off the filly brand info and was left with a super  icky sticky but funky green briefcase.

"Movie Classics" has been featuring
 regularly in my up-cycling work lately.

A trim and a tweak,

 some glue and some sealer and...
La Dolce Vita!

The Sweet Life or 
The Good Life

Ticket wallets fit perfectly- La Dolce Vita

Linking Elle and Lou here:


  1. LOL - I love that you called your daughter a hoarder for having this suitcase and then claimed it as your own, lol. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

  2. Fabulous! What a great idea and it looks fantastic :) Kx

  3. HAHAHA I throw out my daughters' crap when they aren't there either!! A lot less arguing!!!

    Love how to transformed the plastic case! It looks awesome!
    Feel free to stop in at The DIY Dreamer and share this!

    Let me know if you make button magnets! I would love to see them :)

  4. Oh my gosh!! I LOVE it!! My Alie hasn't started this phase just yet but now I have something to look forward too when she does. This case is SUPER CUTE!!

  5. Now I know what to do with that STUFF! it's long gone from their rooms, but it all lives in crates in the garage because I haven't the heart to throw it any further. Boys aren't pony collectors but we have plenty of alternate options over there...!

    1. Yep, me too- I have the boy stuff too! So much stuff! If I had a garage, I'd probably do the same as you though!


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