Archive of ‘Inspiration’ category

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 [...]

Quote: This Too Shall Pass

For when things are tough. For when it’s hard to imagine that there will be a tomorrow, or a day when things will be easier. Or, for when things are absolutely wonderful, all you have is now – so enjoy it. I particularly like this quote because it can mean either, or both. Or all [...]

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 [...]

Must-Have Books for the DIY Home Decorator

I spotted this over on Joss & Main and thought to re-post here. Though I don’t share a lot about home decor here (I am planning to though, in the near future!), I figured books are easy-access, wonderful sources of inspiration and ideas. Decorate away, fellow DIY’ers! Must-Have Books for the DIY Home Decorator And [...]

DIY Inspiration: Large Daisy Print

Inspiration: Prada on the runway vs. Topshop’s low-priced alternative. With Prada’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection we saw a fun throwback to 60′s-style oversized flowers: a reincarnation of Mary Quant’s iconic daisy design. That graphic floral element has remained strong throughout the Fall and Winter, popping up on fashion’s trendsetters and street style mavens everywhere. DIY-able? I [...]

15 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Everyone

We have just about 2 weeks until the big V-Day and it’s getting time to figure out how to celebrate it. Will you celebrate with a kind gesture towards your loved one, whip up a favorite dish, splurge at a pricey store, or go anti-V-Day? If you are actually celebrating it with your sweetie, why [...]

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