Crème de la Craft | DIY projects made from everyday objects. I was inspired to make this DIY tote bag after I took a trip to the farmer's market and realized I needed a comfortable and lightweight bag to carry all my goodies.
I love the way this DIY project turned out and, more importantly, there was no sewing involved! A pillowcase already has all the stitching you need to create this easy and stylish tote bag. The cross-body shoulder strap also makes it super comfortable to carry around all day. Just grab a pillowcase from your dresser, stamp it, give it a couple snips and you've got a custom carry-all tote for your next trip to the market!
"We need to learn to make these shorts!" tutorial. You know the shorts I'm talking about.
I've seen them in every April magazine issue I've received recently--InStyle, Lucky, People StyleWatch, Cosmo (ick), and Glamour. Here's a page from my InStyle with quite a few choices to get the look, prices ranging from $25-$167. I've seen them at Target even., not too expensive, but it's much more eco-friendly to make some out of jeans from your closet! I like that they're cute and trendy but not short-shorts, not too snug, and not the kind that you have to keep tugging down your inner thighs. Of course we need to learn to make these ourselves!! How To Make An Easy and Cheap Shirt From Silk Scarves. Wanna learn how to make a super cute and breezy summer top?
What if I told you it only cost me about 3.50? And what if I told you it took me about 5 minutes?! I thought so. Lover Serpent Lace Dress. How To Tie Dye Your LEGS. I am about to show you how to tie dye your legs... or leggs really.
Yeah, they're just stockings, but the result is still the same. I now have 3 different crazy pairs of tights that each were made from old clothes and food coloring. Lace sunglasses. I wanted to do a tutorial on sunglasses inspired on the a-morir lace sunglasses.
I really like the idea of lace sunglasses and I thought it couldn’t be that hard to do a DIY version of these sunglasses. I wanted to make them a little more subtle and give them my own twist. That’s why I decided to use white lace and white sunglasses for this project. Callaloo Soup: Tutorial | Denim Capri Re-style with Vintage Trim.
Happy Friday friends!
Earlier this week I said I'd be sharing a fashion upcycle using vintage trim, and here it is! Disclaimer: I am not a fashion blogger, or a professional seamstress. You have been fairly warned. So a couple summers ago I got these denim capris that were like my uniform, I pretty much wore them everywhere. But I couldn't really stand the length, they just seemed to hit at an odd spot. Color-Blocked Pockets. Skill level: easy Time: 15 minutes + drying time Supplies: Any bottom garment with pockets: jeans, pants, shorts, skirt...
Fabric paint (I am using "Simply Screen" brand that I picked up at a local craft store) Paint brush Tape (optional) Lift pocket open an simply take your fabric paint and carefully paint the area you want colored. Allow time to dry. Scared Stitchless: Colour Block Top. Hey look I finally attempted colour blocking!
I can't believe it took me so long, this top was so easy to make! I started by mapping out my measurements and settled on a square-ish top 55cm x 65cm. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.
I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet.