Guest Post!!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Hello everyone! I am mongs from my thrifty closet. I'm a stay at home mom of two boys. I really enjoy blogging and it has been a great journey of discovering myself and getting to know wonderful people including Shia. Shia has a humorous and unpretentious style of writing, which I love. Thank you to Shia for allowing me to post at her blog today.
I live in Singapore, a cosmopolitan city on a tiny tropical island. I enjoy fashion, history, art, architecture, vintage, photography and design. My interests are sewing, refashioning and thrifting, so my blog centers around these things, mainly my personal style and how I try to be creative with my thrifty closet. Sometimes when I do outfit pictures, I like to bring my readers around my favorite parts of Singapore.
As a stay home mom, I try to be resourceful and frugal. So I wear mostly hand-me-down and thrifted clothes. Sometimes I refashion second hand clothes to suit my style.

this top was thrifted at $1 and refashioned into a dipped hem top
this necklace was refashioned from a Eiffel tower souvenir keychain
a thrifted Mila dress with a hand-me-down scarf bow.

Thank you very much for reading this post. And thank you Shia for your generosity and kindness! Have a nice day!

Thank you Mongs for doing a Guest Post and your kind words!! You are truly an inspiration to thrifting and you have such amazing sewing skills and creativity!  Don't forget to check out her blog HERE!

Stay tuned for another fabulous blogger guest posting tomorrow!!


  1. :D great ideas
    i love how she turned a key chain
    into a necklace ...


  2. thank you shia! You're so sweet! I am going to link you up now!


  3. I love her style!!!! Vary clever lady =)

  4. We just found Mongs blog today & became her newest followers, so we were happy to hop over here to your blog to check yours out as well! :) We're now following! Visit our blog sometime & follow back if you'd like to keep in touch! We'd love to hear from you.

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

  5. So cool to hear from another blogger in Singapore! I love how she remade the Eiffel Tower keychain - savvy indeed!

    Chic 'n Cheap Living

  6. I love her blog!!! Just got your comment, to answer your question, yes and thank you! :) I will email you later today. Happy Thursday, Shia!

  7. Wow, what a creative young women! I'm definitely going to check out her blog. Thanks for sharing Shia!!!


  8. never been to singapore...thanks for sharing this new-to-me blogger!

  9. Mongs is amazing!! She can make the plain ~ extraordinary and the kicker is ~ all her masterpieces are from thrift stores ~ she is truly an inspiration!

    Thank you all for commenting and checking out Mongs' blog!!

    ♥ Shia

  10. What a talent! xoxo

  11. I too love thrifting! Thanks for featuring her...can't wait to check out her blog! I am right now (:

    I'm a new follower! I'd love it if we became blog friends. (:

    Oh and i'm having a giveaway and would love for you to enter!

  12. I love to read Mongs blog. She is so nice!


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