Desert Dream Dress

Brian and I have some pretty awesome opportunities with our work! We recently traveled to Arizona for a film project. It was a pretty quick and sort of exhausting trip. We filmed A LOT and met some incredible people and heard some truly inspirational stories! We were able to sneak away from our work for two of the evenings that we were there! The first night we decided to take a drive down a “scenic drive” that we had kept seeing signs for. We turned down the road for the drive only to realize that it was just parking lot and we had actually been driving on the scenic route the entire day before! Opps. That didn’t stop us from enjoying the parking lot to it’s fullest potential and taking some photos in a Raid Grandma’s Closet dress! We walked around the cutest little western town that you can imagine and bought cactus candy and a toddler sized cowboy hat for our tiny cowboy that was staying with Brian’s mom back home! The next day we were supposed to film at a church then sleep until out flight left at 1am, instead we decided to drive a few hours to Sedona and hike the rock formations there! We were so happy that we did! It was worth every bit of exhaustion the following day!

2017-03-20_0001This sweet dress that I’m about to share with you has been waiting far too long to be blogged about! The before photos were actually taken when I was maybe 3 weeks pregnant with our little guy! It’s crazy to think that he was hanging out in theses photos and we didn’t even know he existed yet! By the time I finished the dress, I was so pregnant that it didn’t fit anymore to take after photos! I was worried that it might not fit the same but I think it might even fit better than before! I

This was a very simple refashion! I just shortened the hem and took off the sleeves and re-hemmed the shoulders! I only spent about a half an hour on this project!

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Whenever Brian and I travel for work, we make a mini bucket list for the trip! It’s usually silly little things like trying a certain type of food or seeing something we haven’t before! My only goal for this trip was to see a cactus… and they were EVERYWHERE! It was incredible! The next couple photos are from our time in Sedona! I planned to wear another Raid Grandma’s Closet outfit but it was windy and sort of cold! So I bundled up instead! 2017-03-20_0007 2017-03-20_0008

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