Serena sported this beautiful vintage-style necklace in an early episode of the addictive Gossip Girl TV series. Its charm was its modern take on the beautiful art of crochet – and the delicate balance between darkness and fragility. Plus, with some appliques from the sewing store it’s a cinch to make. Here’s how: (more…)
I was contacted by a member of the Associated Press recently to feature my DIY Enamel Spring Flower Bib with Martha Stewart Crafts. It’s a super-fun jewelry project that uses the innovative Martha Stewart crafts Enameling Paints for a beautiful, vintage-inspired look. We had a nice chat over the phone, I sent photos, and then found out that the story posted on a number of news outlets. Here are the links so far:
I just wanted to announce I’ve been featured in a little interview over on Rakuten Linkshare‘s blog. I’ve been an advertiser with Rakuten Linkshare for about 4 years now, and I always highly recommend their platform as one of the best out there in affiliate marketing. Check out the interview below and thanks so much for the team over there for the feature!
I wanted to share that my DIY Gossip Girl-Inspired Mesh Rhinestone Earrings were recently featured in the September 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan India! They ran a feature on DIY Accessories, including projects from me and 4 other amazing DIY bloggers. My “Statement Earrings” led the section – which was such an honor!Thanks so much to the team at Cosmopolitan India for the feature!
Seunghee Suh did a feature on DIY blogs, including my own, for a story for the Columbia News Service. I was really flattered to be included (and quoted so extensively!) alongside such amazing DIYers like Grace of Stripes & Sequins, and Rosie Martin, from DIY Couture! Check it out below…
In other news, my in-laws have been visiting this past week and I’m still in the process of catching up now that they’ve gone. I’ll be sharing the tutorial for the DIY Awning Wrap Skirt I featured last week on my blog super-soon, promise!
Hi, I'm Carly. I LOVE making things: all things, from clothing to jewelry, accessories, crafts, and home decor. I infuse my life and wardrobe with DIY creativity while staying on a budget. This site is about looking and living chic for a steal, and this is how I do it.