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DIY Studded Nail Art Decadent, armor-like couture is charging the runways, with opulent looks popping up in gilded corsets, beaded knits, and layered ornamental necklaces. The pieces read like renaissance gowns- almost dripping with texture and detail. The over-the-top look is staging a coup against the simple silhouettes we’ve been seeing dominate the catwalks. If you’re not quite ready to slough off the basics and switch alliances, try integrating the trend into your look on a smaller scale with layered metallic bangles, chunky bejeweled earrings or a blinged out manicure. Follow the easy DIY below to learn how to make your own studded manicure.

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Quilled Snowflake Ornament - Reese Dixon Today I have a big fat tutorial to share with you. It looks really really scary and detailed, but it’s not so bad. Trust me. I’ll hold your hand through the whole thing. I’ve made a ton of these over the years and they never fail to elicit oohs and aahs. Inspiration and craft ideas for original gifts and presents Cute Christmas wrapping The wrapping of a gift says a lot about the person who gives it. Want to know the proposal of Agnes?

In the Mood for a Quickie? Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you with instructions, tutorials, and step-by-step photos for indoor and outdoor projects and room makeovers. We have tips, techniques, and tools to get you started on paint projects, the easiest way to freshen up a space or decor item. But it doesn't stop there!

rolled paper flowers Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom: Feature Friday- Faux Metal Wall Art - StumbleUpon Looking for the Faux Metal Wall Art? Since this project was originally published on The Sitcom in December 2010, it has been my most popular project by far. Who knew that a bunch of toilet paper tubes and an idea would become so big? You can now find the full tutorial and FREE patterns on Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom here: Faux Metal Wall Art

Tutorials for Recycling T-Shirts So way way back, in June, I wrote this Studio Organization post, about starting the process of organizing my studio by cleaning out the closet full of junk. Well, it's September and...let's just say the closet is a work in progress. Some of the things that are taking up space in the closet are shirts that I never wear anymore. Use Lace and Concrete to Make Bookends, Planters, and Votives Who says lace week has to be all about wearable loveliness? By combining the industrial look of concrete with lace, we came up with a few different ways to add lace concrete vases, planters, and votives to your home. Read on to find out how! Supplies: - 3 boxes of Cement All - lace trim - paper cups - disposable mixing bucket - disposable stir stick - spray paint (black and purple) - 4 pieces of acetate (window section of home depot) - milk or juice cartons rinsed and dried - cacti - tapered candles Tools: - scissors - needle nose pliers - sandpaper - mask and gloves - drop cloth - apron

Candy Cane Marbled Monogram Ornaments I recently saw a marbleized nail technique on Pinterest and was so inspired to try it. After several attempts I finally got the nail technique down and decided to do something more unique with it. Taking the glass ornaments that I purchased from Michaels, I created a water marble ornament. You can check out my video tutorials on how to marbleize an ornament and how to water marble nails. I also created a monogrammed marbleized image by cutting out the letter A from a sticker (you could user painters tape, I just had this sticker on hand) with an Exacto knife. Vintage Varsity: DIY Letterman Cardigan Appliqué When I was in college, I received an assignment that required digging through the school archives. I found photos of past students wearing plaid skirts, fitted chenille shirts, saddle shoes, and oversized varsity cardigans — how much more collegiate cute can you get? To express my affinity for that look, I created my own vintage-inspired cardigan.

10 Unconventional Ways to Style a Braid Braids have been the rage for a while now, and we’re totally on board. We already use braid techniques all the time in our DIY projects, why not bring them back to beauty? Here are 10 creative takes on the classic braid, inspired by looks found on the red carpet, Pinterest, and here at Brit HQ. 1. Fishtail Accent Piece Mod Podge Basics There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). Maegan: DIY Home Fashion+Home+Lifestyle Blog DIY Home State Art Print – Framed Today’s DIY is by Michele Redmon ~ And I love it! Can’t wait to try it! It’s ironic that I should be the one… My InstaLife Recap : Week 4/8-4/20 in Photos Animal Figurine Jewelry Rack Step #1: PrevNext Gather your materials and lay out the animals in the order you want them. Step #4: Measure and mark where you want your animals to go on your board, and drill holes in your marks about 1/2" deep. Stain or paint your board the color or shade you want and allow to dry.

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