15 DIY Hacks for Scarves I've always been a huge fan of repurposing things in the name of fashion. From using a zipper for a headband or thumbtacks on shoes, I just can't help myself. I've got to say, though, out of all the things I love to refashion, scarves are my favorite. Maybe it's because they are just huge hunks of pretty fabric, there are many ways you can use, decorate, and wear scarves that are a bit out of the ordinary. While I will always love wearing my scarves in many different ways, here are some of my favorite DIY scarf tricks: (click each for more info) DIY Scarf Shirt Have a bunch of silk scarves lying around from older relatives or thrift stores? DIY Scarf Belt Make a funky belt by sewing a buckle to a scarf with this tutorial. DIY Quote Scarf Write out your favorite quotes on a scarf and carry the words around with you everywhere! Scarf Camera Strap Tired of the bland camera straps that come with your camera? Scarf-Wrapped Purse Strap DIY Braided Scarf Bracelet Get More Scarf Tips …
Dip Dye Clothing DIY – Do It Yourself Dip Dye This week we’re sharing some of the blog’s greatest hits! These are some of our most loved posts by you, our amazing readers. “She drips in color” comes to mind whenever I see this trend — it brings a certain happiness to tees, dresses, shorts, shirts… almost anything! And, it has become an eye opener look for spring and summer. We love how dip dying your basic tee gives it new life in a fun and creative way. There are so many different ways you can experiment with this technique that you can kind of get carried away – here we love the subtle approach with a sprinkled burst of color. Follow these easy steps to create your very own dip dye tee — you can do it with cotton dresses too!! Inspiration: What you need: A tray, 1 measuring cup, salt, Dylon dye of any color (not the machine washable ones), heavy duty cleaning gloves and a basic white tee. Mix a quarter of the Dylon dying powder into the tray with 4 cups of warm water and 4 tablespoons of salt. Hang to dry.
Birds of a Feather: Feather Stencil | therobotsattack Recently I’ve been admiring feathers. They’re so delicate and I enjoy its silhouette. I wanted to incorporate a feather design into some craft projects. I opted to do a little ink splattering to give it a bit of an edgy look. For the plate, I used porcelain paint. Like this: Like Loading...
DIY - Tutorial - How to make a leather bow cuff bracelet You will need : - A piece of leather, approx. 22cm x 10cm (approx. 8.7" x 4") - Scissors - Leather glue or super glue - Thread - A snap button 1. Cut an oval piece of leather, approx. 22cm x 10cm (approx. 8.7" x 4"). You can make it longer or smaller, depending on the size of your wrist. 2. Form a bow. 3. 4. 5. 6. And Voila! Please let me know if something is unclear or if you have any question regarding this tutorial. Have a lovely day! Calico skies: DIY I love just about anything with fringe or tassels, it's just such a fun texture, and it shakes when you move! I've been seeing different versions of this idea online, so I decided to give it a try myself. Here's how I made my fringe necklace. Here's what you'll need: Fringe, you can buy it by the yard in different colors and lengths. All this only cost me 14 bucks! You want to have three strips of fringe that are three different lengths. At first I tried pinning the three strips of fringe together, but this material is just so tricky to deal with, and it unravels VERY easily. Use small beads of glue to attach the three strips at the top seam. After the glue has dried, use a running stitch to sew the fringe together, I did two passes just to be secure. Hopefully your stitches come out tidier than mine. Sew a two inch strip of the velvet ribbon to cover and finish off the two ends of the fringe. Measure how long you want your necklace to be. Hope you had a lovely weekend!
DIY Marbled Glassware When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves. Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun! You’ll need:flat bottomed glasswarevariety of colorful nail polishclear nail polisha disposable plastic containernail polish removerpainters tapetoothpicks Mask off the bottom of the glass with painters tape. Fill a disposable, plastic container with water. Layer the colors one on top of the other. Submerge the bottom of the glass into the polish. Allow to dry completely before applying a layer of clear polish. Once everything has dried, remove the painters tape and touch up with nail polish remover and a cotton swab. Your glowing glasses are finished! Bottoms up!
Youngliving.com ID 1543276 join me lets change families one by one Woven Bracelet & Necklace I’ve been itching to make myself some jewelry inspired by Aurélie Bidermann’s “Do Brasil” line. Since I don’t have 300 Euros lying around, this looked like a design I could recreate on my own. I was primed to put together a DIY Tutorial for you all when I discovered that Honestly WTF had already done the honors. I picked up the gold necklace and the two bracelet chains from an antique shop for $5 a piece, and had the embroidery thread on hand. I only needed scissors and two bobby pins to see this project through. Jump on over here for the tutorial. NECKLACE: I used shades of pale blue and turquoise embroidery thread, and wove through one side of the chain to mimic this necklace. CHARM BRACELET: This bracelet was already armed with charms. DOUBLE BRAIDED BRACELET: For this bracelet, I removed the charm and just used the chain. Photos: Courtesy of Ashley Weeks Cart