Cape Coat DIY

I have been wanting a cape coat for the longest time but haven’t been able to find one that suits my style. While I was searching through my Grandma’s closet the other day I found this cape sweater. It was missing a few buttons, but I knew I could give it a little bit of a facelift.

Cape Coat-DIY-BEFORE

CapeDIY_ButtonsSew

Before, the buttons were a gunmetal color with an anchor stamped on them. Definitely not my style! So, instead of trying to find similar buttons I decided to cut them off and sew on new ones. I’m not crafty at all but sewing on a button is extremely easy. I purchased these gold-trimmed, black onyx faceted buttons to dress it up.

CapeDIY_ButtonsClose

Cape Coat-DIY-AFTER

It is amazing to see how something as simple as replacing the buttons brought this cape to life.

CapeDIY-Real
Cape: Vintage (Similar Style)| Top: Gap (ON SALE!) | Denim: Rag & Bone | Booties: Gianni Bini, Old (Similar Style Here and Here) | Earrings: Kate Spade | Bracelets: David Yurman | Nails: OPI,  Bastille My Heart

How do you DIY?

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