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Posted on:2/28/13 11:47 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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dreamdesigner said... (5/9/13 3:57 PM) Reply
Very Cute! How clever of you!!
sooolution said... (3/8/13 9:50 AM) Reply
Cool!
carrie18584 said... (3/6/13 10:00 AM) Reply
The fabric is simply stunning - amazing job! Your knock-off is spot-on! I love it and want one!
karen n said... (3/2/13 0:14 AM) Reply
I was wondering how you found fabric like that! Great idea to paint!
Jstarr4250 said... (3/1/13 9:55 PM) Reply
What a clever idea! Bonus points for creativity. A beautiful dress.
butterflyfly said... (3/1/13 5:57 PM) Reply
Wow! I never thought anybody would recreate this dress (the fabric!) That's so clever of you to paint the fabric! Great knock off!
prostheticsgirl said... (3/1/13 5:49 PM) Reply
I love that you hand painted it! Nice to know that you won't meet anyone on the street wearing your same dress :D
magpie57 said... (3/1/13 3:35 PM) Reply
What a great little dress! Every once in a while we should all do something totally out of our comfort zone and this seems to have done that for you. Great job with the painting, I never would have guessed that the fabric did not come just that way. And it looks adorable on you!
Terri A said... (3/1/13 2:35 PM) Reply
It's simply amazing that you painted the fabric. Perfect summery dress!!!
colormefun said... (3/1/13 12:29 PM) Reply
Thanks! I added a little section detailing more about the painting in case anyone was curious and wanted to try it themselves.
materialgirl1950 said... (3/1/13 11:25 AM) Reply
You did a fabulous job on this project!
slmstyle said... (3/1/13 11:11 AM) Reply
Great knockoff of Valentino! The painted fabric is really wonderfully done. I love it!
Quickie said... (3/1/13 9:36 AM) Reply
Absolutely fantastic idea to paint your own fabric
caper81 said... (3/1/13 7:49 AM) Reply
That is really awesome! I too was wondering (before reading your review) how you managed to find fabric so similar to the inspiration dress. I love the style, and you sure did a fantastic job at painting your fabric. :)
annakeeton said... (3/1/13 6:48 AM) Reply
This is a gorgeous dress and the hand painting looks amazing.
KathleenS said... (3/1/13 5:34 AM) Reply
Wow, you painted the fabric yourself! It makes sense - I hadn't got as far as wondering how you managed to get a fabric that was so similar. The dress fits you really well and it certainly doesn't look like it gave you trouble.
Amiejean said... (3/1/13 5:32 AM) Reply
Wow, I am impressed. I would never thought to paint fabric like you did. You managed to copy and yet be creative at the same time. I like your fabric better. And you look very cute in it. I don't think it looks like you've made mistakes. Great job!
jlg said... (3/1/13 5:27 AM) Reply
What a fantastic dress. Even more fantastic when I read how you made it.
aleah42 said... (3/1/13 3:16 AM) Reply
Wow, amazing job making your own perfect textile! You nailed this look!
geraldine said... (3/1/13 2:52 AM) Reply
I can't believe you painted the fabric yourself- awesome!
 
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