T-Shirt Refashion: Jersey Necklace Sometimes I feel like I ride on the coattails of creative people. Back in January as I was surfing my favorite blogs, I came across this post on Ultra Vroom about cardigans and fabric necklaces. I instantly fell in love and had to have a fabric necklace for my very own. I week or so later I remembered the large stash of white jersey hanging around the basement and hap-hazardly made my own version of Annie‘s fabric necklace. Bucket List: 225 Things to Do Before You Die 211. Zip Line in Monteverde, Costa Rica Zip line above and through the foggy, almost mystical cloud forests of gorgeous Monteverde in Costa Rica. These lines, courtesy of Costa Rica Sky Adventures, span mountain-to-mountain, shooting zip-liners (i.e. you!) over the jungle at up to 330ft and speeds approaching 40mph. The company claims a “superior braking and safety system” (so, you know, you feel much better about not falling to your death and all), and also offers views of the jungle from five different observation towers, a restaurant, bar, and a wealth of other fun things to see in the wild.
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Kathy Kaehler: 10 At-Home Moves For A Better Backside When asked about one's backside, it was overwhelming the response. Everyone wants to have a better butt. More lifted, toned, tighter, curvier, smoother... what can one do? As a trainer and exercise teacher for many years, I have worked on butt exercises for as long as I can remember. Some are good, and some are really good. DIY Wrap Bracelet You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists. The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. ...love Maegan: Messy Rope Braids and Low Bun Hair Tutorial Fashion+Home+Lifestyle Blog These little rope braids are a fun way to add a little style with your own hair, creating a sort-of headband of sorts. Your hair doesn’t need to be extremely long, but you do need some length to cover the top of your head with. If you have layers, you could instead create a tiny French Braid where the hair is shorter and closer to your head, if that makes sense.
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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. I realized I could repurpose them into something else! Here are some tutorials for recycling shirts:
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Imaginative Chalkboard Yearbook Photos High school yearbook photos are often something people look back on and say, “really, we thought that was cool?” I mean, what about those laser backgrounds from the early 90′s? HOT. Not looking to recreate the past, these clever Russian high school students created their own backdrops on a chalkboard with simple instructions – express yourself. Soothe Winter Skin with this Homemade Sugar Scrub Winter skin has been an issue for me, for as long as I can remember. All summer long I swim, garden and hike around in the Southern California sun. Occasionally I will leave my skin outdoors for too long, turning it bright pink (never the deep, creamy brown my mom and sister have) but it always bounces right back to my soft, milk-white and freckly skin.
» DIY: Tank Dress with Pockets! academichic At long last, I present a tutorial for the tank dress I made a few weeks ago before the end of the semester blindsided me. I’ve been seeing these tank+patterned skirt all over the place lately, but frequently they were too short or too short-waisted for my particular proportions. After some googling, and studying the really excellent skirt tutorial and t-shirt dress tutorial at Ruffles and Stuff and the skirt with pockets tutorial at Freshly Picked, I decided that even my fairly rudimentary sewing skills could handle this project. And since I celebrated my height yesterday for Dress Your Best week, it seems appropriate to post a sewing project prompted by my need for a longer-than-in-stores dress. Supplies: a tank top2 yards or so of patterned fabricscraps of a coordinating fabric for pocketsmatching threaddisappearing fabric pen or chalk