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My DIY Step Hem Jeans

I love step hem jeans. I love them with pumps, with booties, with sneakers. They’re a nice change-up on the old crop pant, and at my age, they even feel a little edgy. All...
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DIY Moisturizer — 6 Natural Recipes for Supple, Glowing Skin

The desire for supple, healthy, glowing skin is one that many women have — but only a few take the initiative to work at it. The array of easily accessible, natural ingredients makes it worthwhile to...
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DIY Detox: The Cheap Cleanse

Sometimes all the carb-cutting, low-fat, high-veggie and workout everyday prescriptions just don’t do the trick. These are the moments that the cleanse was made for—but what if you don’t want to spend $10 a...
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DIY Sweater Updates

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...
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Festive + Frugal Showcase: DIY Thanksgiving Decor

Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie…Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? If you’re like me, for the past week you’ve had visions of gravy flowing through your head, but as we all very well know,...
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Cool & Classy DIY Halloween Costumes

In my book, Halloween is one of the best holidays in existence. It’s got something for everybody — do you like costumes? Are you obsessed with candy? Or maybe you fancy the arts: pumpkin...
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5 Super Easy DIY Beauty Products That Simply Work

We pay for face masks, hair-straightening, body scrub, and more.  Why not save your well-earned dollars and do it yourself?  It only takes a few minutes, and you’ll be surprised at how simple face,...
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A Zipper Clutch DIY Tutorial: Zip It Like It’s Hot

Zippers are zig zagging on everything this season, from jeans to shirts to high-heeled eye poppers! A zipper is an easy way to make your outfit sing, like wearing animal print as a shoe...
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Easy, Quick, All-Natural DIY Facial Recipes

Keeping your complexion moisturized and radiant when the weather is rainy, cold and windy is definitely a challenge to say the least. Luckily, you don’t have to make a spa appointment to keep your...
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Stop Buying Expensive Exfoliators! Use This DIY Face Scrub Instead

You should exfoliate your skin at least once a week — or twice if you have the time. A good exfoliation makes your skin feel and look brighter and it actually improves the functionality...
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Nail Art DIY: Glorious Gradient Manicure

Sometimes I’ll do manicures that are so complicated they literally take me the better part of the day to complete. Take my “famous paintings manicure,” for example, which depicts Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” Edvard...
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Show your Toots Some Love! 4 Simple Steps for a DIY Foot Spa (Updated 2020)

I’m a major proponent of purchased pedicures. I love walking into a salon and having some other person work his or her magic on my little tootsies. All that scrubbing and buffing and painting...
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Say Yes to DIY Wedding Makeup

With budgets tighter than ever, it’s a tough time for brides who want their dream wedding but don’t have a dream bank account to back it up. But as every good budget fashionista knows,...

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...
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How to Make Your Own Tribal Necklace

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...

DIY Diamond Hoop Earrings

The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY. Jenni share a fun DIY on how to make your own diamond earrings. Steps and supplies. Supplies: Hoop earrings, String of...
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Flashback Fashion: Kanye’s Ombre Denim Shirt

It’s not every day we take a fashion cue from Kanye West. But once upon a time, the rapper wowed us when he hit the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards in a...

Valentine’s Day Decorating: DIY

Whether you’re planning a romantic night for you and your significant other, or a girls night party for you and your single friends who deserve to celebrate love too, we know you don’t want...

Use These DIYs Fixes for Your Damaged Hair

Has broken-down hair been stressing you out? You’re losing sleep at night wondering how to repair damaged hair, right? We feel your pain — but there is no need to fret, especially since you...

Flower Pot Picture Holder: DIY

After we completed this DIY picture holder project, we stared at it admiringly for about 30 minutes before we tore ourselves away from it to, you know, live our lives. That’s how much we...

Sweater Pillows: DIY

Most of us have a few old sweaters laying around that either don’t fit or just aren’t attractive to us anymore. Instead of throwing them out, why not give them new life as something...
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