DIY Tutorial

DIY Stenciled Leggings

I’ve been wanting to do some fabric stenciling for a while now, but hadn’t gotten around to getting the supplies. While we were in Florida, however, we were staying right near a Micheal’s, so I dragged my boyfriend over there with me to look for some suitable paint. I figured I’d either buy fabric paint […]

DIY Tutorial

DIY Ribbon Pearl Necklace

Recently on Net-a-porter (which I mostly only browse for DIY inspiration) I came across this totally unaffordable (for me, anyway) Lanvin glass pearl necklace. That’s right, $595 and not even real pearls, although I’m sure it would cost ten times as much if oysters actually participated in its creation. What I like about it is […]

DIY Tutorial

Fake Leather Feather Earrings

Have I mentioned that I love SCRAP? Short for “Scroungers’ Center for Reusable Art Parts,” it’s a warehouse in San Francisco full of super cheap art supplies of all sorts. It’s got fabric, zippers, yarn, trim, paper, and all sorts of random things you never know you need until you see them. The catch is […]

DIY

Studded Flowers

Materials: Lightweight synthetic material Metal stud Scissors Pliers Candle and matches Pinback or hairpin (optional) Methods: 1. Cut out circles of your material slightly larger than you want the finished size to be. I used circles of approximately 2.5, 2, and 1.5 inches in diameter, two or three of each size. Don’t worry about getting […]

DIY

DIY Recycled Sweater Pillow

One of my thriftstore obsessions is wool sweaters, especially the cashmere variety. I dream of finding a stash of $1 cashmere sweaters to either 1) wear, or 2) felt/full and repurpose. To that end, I bring you the sweater pillow project. Not to be confused with other types of sweater pillows.

DIY Tutorial

Polka Dot Shoes Tutorial

It was my birthday on Saturday, which necessitated a special dinner at possibly my favorite restaurant ever, Millennium. It’s all vegetarian, but the food is so good that it wows even some of the omnivores I know. Of course a birthday dinner means dressing up, so I donned a cute dress and my self-modified polka-dotted […]

Back To Top