Hi everyone!

I’m Victoria Estrada and welcome to my so-called Budget life. I’m 26 yrs old and a big kid at heart. I welcome any and everyone with open arms since I’m a hugger, obviously. Most of my inspiration comes from Movies and fashion. If you’re wondering how I came up with the name, my favorite show “My so-called Life” inspired me. (Yes I’m a ¬†Jordan Catalano lover!)

I cling to Vintage/Period pieces like the roaring 20s, late 60s Mod and other styles. It’s classic and elegant and never goes out of style.¬†Owning any pieces from those eras gives me a chance to travel back in time and be a part of that history. I enjoy window shopping at Vintage antiques and/or boutiques. Since I can’t afford Vintage pieces, due to the fact that they are mostly expensive, I try shopping at cheap thrift shops as well as re-creating those pieces through DIY projects. Not all of us can live the luxurious life, which is why I’m here to share my DIY budget projects as well as my favorite thrift shops to obtain my very own Vintage lifestyle.