Archive of ‘Headgear’ category

DIY Washi Tape Barrettes for WeHeartThis

Hello everyone! Today I am over on WeHeartThis.com sharing my DIY tutorial for some sweet Washi Tape Barrettes. They’re so easy to make with your favorite washi tape – and they look like you could have bought them from a store! Click on over to check out the full step-by-step tutorial on We Heart This! [...]

DIY: 40’s-Style Cute Kitty Beret (for Halloween…?)

Now that the weather’s cooling down, I want a cute little hat to wear – not something chunky and heavy just yet, but something that adds just a little bit of warmth.  Something polished, and maybe even a bit kitschy. And I just LOVE me some kittehs!  I am such a crazy cat lady.  I [...]

DIY Inspiration: Thakoon S/S 2012 Hair

Okay, so we saw a version of this as a DIY on PS I Made This lately…but isn’t this twisted, yarn-y confection just begging to be DIY’d as is?  Cue the pompon maker and bright yarn…this would be so easy to “recreate” with a barette attached to a yarn pompon, and a couple other hair [...]

Don’t Buy, D.I.Y! Marc Jacobs Colored Straw Hat

Straw orange and pink sunhats from Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2011 RTW Collection. A little paint gives a floppy straw hat a vibrant 70’s-inspired makeover a la Marc Jacobs. Merona Wide-Brim Floppy Straw Hat, Target, $12.99.  Tulip Fabric Spray Paint in Fuchsia and in Pumpkin, $5.79 each, CreateforLess.com. Happy DIY’ing! xoxox Carly Photo is a scan [...]

Re-use, Repurpose, and Re/Up-cycle for Earth Day 2011

I’ve shared so many tutorials on this blog about remaking items you may already have in your closet, I just wanted to share them again!  (Re-use of an idea – haha!  Totally green! )  So here are some of my favorite past projects from the last year or so, that give new life to old [...]

DIY Tube Flower Headband: Create Couture Challenge

In the home stretch now, everyone! Another one of my submissions for Style Sample Magazine and New York Design Shop’s Create Couture Challenge back in early August. Materials: *White Sweater Style Stretch Trim *Gold Circle Studs Additional Tools/Materials: *thin headband *sewing machine + needle for knits (optional) *hand-sewing needle *matching thread *hot-glue gun How to: [...]

DIY: Flowered Hair Clip

I have such a thing for accessories, and Japanese magazines such as Vivi never fail to supply an endless source of ideas and inspiration.  Always torn between whimsically feminine and punky/edgy, I constantly vascillate back and forth in my own outfits…but when it comes to frilly, flowery, and girly pieces Japanese mags always beat the [...]

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