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How to Tie a Headwrap: Tutorial

We’ve been obsessed with head wraps for quite some time. They are the best accessory for hiding a bad hair day or adding some color to your outfit when you have to quickly run an errand. Now, however, head wraps aren’t just for a quick trip to the store. They’ve gone couture, baby, and you […]

DIY Sweater Updates

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Just about thinking last year’s sweaters are taking up too much space in your closet? Before you donate or toss them, consider a little DIY craft magic to add color, accessory, and pre-spring liveliness to your knits! Here are our favorite ideas:

DIY Organizing Tips from ShopSmart Magazine

The days of never-ending cups of eggnog and Hanukkah cards from your cousin Geraldine in Amsterdam are over.  Translation?  The holidays have officially ended, and you’re left with an armful (or two or three) of post-holiday goodies.  Yup, hand knit holiday sweaters from Grandma Rose, souvenirs from your sister who studied abroad in Minsk, and […]

DIY Party Glitter Pump

The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY. December is officially here which means that holiday party season is upon us! For my December I tried out the absolutely amazing Krylon Glitter Blast to bedazzle a pair of pumps. I was blown away by how easy it was to use. […]

DIY Tribal Necklace

The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY. Inspired by Mara Hoffman’s Spring 2012 line, I became obsessed with making a statement tribal necklace knowing it would be the perfect accessory for my upcoming trips to LA and Florida. One thing I love is that you can wear just one […]

How to Make a Bungee Cord Bracelet

The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY. While in the fashion closet at work last week, I came across these fun bungee cord bracelets, and of course I was inspired to make my own! With a quick trip to Home Depot I found the supplies for a couple of […]

How to Make a Tie Dye Skirt

The following is a guest post from our friends at I-Spy DIY. Tie-dyeing was one of my favorite hobbies in my childhood, so you can on image my excitement when it popped on Michael Kor’s SS 2012 runway. I love this monotone take on the look, and decided to try it out on a skirt […]

DIY Kanye Ombre Denim Shirt

The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY. Kanye image from MTV Style Over the years, the style at the VMA has gotten progessively crazier – Stuffed animal purses and meat dresses just to name a few moments. I don’t often take my fashion cues from the evening, but died […]

How to Make Plastic Bracelets

The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY. The amazing Jenni got together with a few friends during the hurricane that hit the east coast and made old school bracelets. She gives us the 411 on how to make these bracelets for yourself (without a major storm). Supplies: Gimp, or […]

How to Make a Gold Clutch

Jenni gives us step by step instructions on how to make a a gold trimmed clutch using spray paint. Steps after the break! Note: if you are having problems with the spray paint sticking to the leather, try painting with Jacquard Lumiere Metallic Paint, works like a gem!

Top 10 Dressmaking Blogs

We all love that little thrill we get from finding an amazing dress on the cheap – but sometimes a fashionista’s wants are bigger than her wallet. What’s a girl to do? Make that dream dress yourself! DIYing is totally in right now, and it’s an awesome way to save some money and get a […]

How to Make a Flower Pin

This spring, use a floral pins to add a much-needed splash of color to your outfits. The accessory, which continues to be a must-have trend, retails from $4 at stores like H&M to over $20 at major department stores like Nordstrom.  Now, you “craft challenged” fashionistas may decide to brave the lines at your local […]