Archive of ‘How-To’ category

Spring Clean Your Closet with Goodwill’s Help

Image source Spring is finally here – and that means Spring cleaning! I always head to my closet first and foremost to do a major purge this time of year. It’s cathartic and frees up my mind to get rid of lots of old junk that has accumulated – and that I no longer wear [...]

DIY Chocolate Chip Cookie Macaron Coin Purse

While I was in Tokyo last year, I picked up another felt macaron coin purse kit. (I think I’m a little addicted!) I made a cute little half-and-half cookie macaron coin purse the year before, and within 6 hours of hanging it from my handbag, I promptly lost it somewhere on the streets of Tokyo. [...]

DIY Hair Accessories for Spring 2014 from the Runways

Spring is headed our way, and what better way to embrace it than to whip up some quick DIY hair adornments? Here are some ideas for fun and fabulous pieces to add the crowing touch to your warm weather outfits. For the above look at Dolce & Gabbana, wrap a thin wire headband with a [...]

DIY the Look: Tilda Swinton for Cut Out + Keep

When I first started blogging back in 2008, Cut Out + Keep was the very first tutorial-sharing site that I joined. I loved its scrappy, can-do attitude and the welcoming community there. I ended up posting 61 projects on the site over time, as well as being featured multiple times as a Crafty Superstar, a [...]

How to Keep Your Clothing Looking Bright and Chic with Clorox

Bright, saturated colors and pretty pastels are dominating Spring trends for 2014. But after a few wears and washes, color fades, stains proliferate, and suddenly your beautiful pieces no longer have the same original luster. (There’s nothing less chic than old, faded, dingy-looking outfits.) How do you keep your clothing in the same chic condition [...]

How to Style a High Neck Shirt

With Winter still lingering and the high-necked and turtleneck top still on-trend, I came across this helpful photo from ShopBop. I’m always at a loss when it comes to how to style these things, and I love how clearly it’s all laid out. How about you – how would YOU style a high-necked top? xo [...]

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