Okay, I am soooo excited. πŸ˜€ Refashionistas, wannabe refashionistas, those just wanting to stretch their creative limits and juices – sign-up starts in 2 days on July 15th so mark your calendars now……what in the world is she babbling about….why, Wardrobe Refashion of course. You can sign up for 2 months, 4 months or 6 months….I am thinking 2 for starters but leaning towards 4 months to really make myself do it and stick to it, what about you?

There are rules and they are:

The Rules
1. No buying new! (handmade is excepted; So this allows for Etsy purchases etc!!) All clothing must be Recycled, Renovated, Preloved or Thrifted, or Handmade only for the term. Employment related and special needs clothing (ie sports, school), shoes and undies are excepted from the rules, although you are encouraged to have a go at making these.

2. In extreme circumstances, maybe a special event, or the worlds greatest and most amazing never to be repeated sale that you simply can not pass up, you may use the Get out of Refashionista Jail Free card. You are able to use this card once during the 2 month part of your contract; ie 1 for 2 months, 2 for 4 months etc. Of course you need to fess up on the blog and display the button!

3. You must post on the blog at least once a week to let the community know what you’ve been up to. This will not only give you brag points, but inspire and encorouge others! Of course you need to display the button on your blog and have copied the pledge in at least one post, and provide a link to your pledge under the button.

4. You need to be honest and admit when you’ve fallen off the Refashionista Wagon! Go directly to Refashionista Jail, do not pass GO and do not collect $200! Apply for parole once there

There is also a pledge and it reads:

The Pledge
I __________________ pledge that I shall abstain from the purchase of “new” manufactured items of clothing, for the period of 2 / 4 / 6 months. I pledge that i shall refashion, renovate, recycle preloved items for myself with my own hands in fabric, yarn or other medium for the term of my contract. I pledge that I will share the love and post a photo of my refashioned, renovoated, recylcled, crafted or created item of clothing on the Wardrobe Refashion blog, so that others may share the joy that thy thriftyness brings! Signed__________________.

Also, you can check out I’ve Got Nothing to Wear for more information on TLC’s show that does air tonight if you need inspiration.

Let me know if you are going to join so we can encourage, inspire, and cheer each other on. FWIW, I am only subjecting myself to this not the entire family. πŸ™‚