Archive of ‘My DIYs’ category

DIY Radiant Rhinestone Belt for Wander & Hunt

Hello friends! Today I am sharing the DIY tutorial for the Radiant Rhinestone Belt kit I designed for Wander & Hunt. It’s a fun little project with maximum impact, and you can place your stones however you like to get totally different looks. (My version is less symmetrical and more random, as you can see.) [...]

Chic Steals x Wander and Hunt DIY Kits Available Now!

I’ve just completed a super-fun collab with DIY kit shop Wander & Hunt – and designed 2 special DIY projects just for them.   The first, the DIY Radiant Rhinestone Belt, was actually inspired by a rhinestone belt I spied on Anthropologie.com this past Winter, and figured it would be a snap to re-create. For [...]

DIY Gold-Speckled Easter Egg Nails

Since Easter is coming up soon, I was collecting some images of inspiring egg decoration. I landed upon this, and began thinking…what about doing this to your nails? So I did. And it turned out amaaaaaazing. (Who doesn’t love chic gold leaf, right??!) Here’s how to do it too: You Need:

DIY Gossip Girl-Inspired Starburst Safety Pin Blazer

*This project I contributed to Snippets Magazine: The New York Issue on Cut Out + Keep in 2010, and am re-posting to my blog here. A la Balmain or a la Jenny, this blazer is looking sharp! Though it only appeared onscreen for the briefest of moments, this was Little J’s take on an elegant [...]

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 Skirt with Tied Sleeves in Front…from a Sweatshirt

As I posted (quite awhile ago now!), skirts and dresses with faux sleeves tied in the front are a mini-trend that has made it all the way from the runways of Celine to everyday street style. It’s a cute way to define the waist and yet add a casual twist to any outfit. I figured [...]

DIY Faux Stingray Box Clutch with Tulip Neon 3D Paints

Spring is almost sprung – and what better way to usher out those Winter blahs than with beautiful pops of color? Add a bright center to a faux stingray textured clutch with Tulip Neon 3D Paints from i Love to Create and add a dose of fun into your evening (or prom!) accessories. (Plus it [...]

DY Evil Eye Ring on We Heart This

Hello lovely readers! Today I am over on We Heart This with my tutorial for a DIY Evil Eye Ring. It’s actually so easy to make with a little bit of clay and paint, and rivals anything you can find in a store. Plus if you weren’t aware of the deep history behind this symbol, [...]

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