Archive of ‘Bracelets’ category

DIY Wrapped Mexican Bracelets with TRENDiY Art – and Giveaway!

The brand-new Canadian line, TRENDiY Art, was recently kind enough to send me one of their fun DIY kits to review. TRENDiY Art is a new line of art and craft activities for tweens and teens, and is all about making cool jewelry and fashionable accessories. They provide not only all the materials to make […]

DIY Free People Wrapped Quartz Bangle

Hello again, friends! I just couldn’t wait to share this chic and easy bangle bracelet project with all of you. I am always drawn to rough, organic crystals and gemstones rather than perfectly-faceted pieces, and much of the jewelry available at Free People satisfies that sparkle-lust. I fell in love with this Crystal Flame Cuff […]

DIY Friendship Bangle Bracelets for WeHeartThis

Hello lovelies! Today I am over on We Heart This, posting my DIY tutorial for how to make your own Mercedes Salazar-inspired DIY Friendship Bangle Bracelets. They are a super-chic adult update to the typical friendship bracelet – and look fabulous stacked together on your wrist! (A last-minute holiday gift, anyone?) Click on over to […]

DIY Spike-End Bangles: 3 Ways

Lately double-ended spike bangles are trending all over Pinterest and street-style photos: stacked with DIY friendship bracelets, pretty watches, stretchy beaded bracelets, and other metal bangles.  You could spend hundreds of dollars on even just one at Sarah Chloe or CC Skye, for example. But they’re super-easy to DIY, and the results are amazing!  Try […]

Guest Post: DIY Shamballa Bracelet from Katrine of Make It and Fake It

Hello lovely readers!  Today I have a wonderful talented guest poster here: Katrine from Make It and Fake It.  Though her blog is fairly new on the DIY scene, she’s been a posting a number of chic and easy tutorials that can help you get the designer look at a fraction of the cost.  And […]

My DIYs of 2011: A Look Back

Happy New Year!! As I do every New Year’s Eve, I planned to stay up late last night, watching old Law & Order reruns, and combing back through my blog archives to list out all the DIYs I’ve shared in the past year.  But it didn’t happen this year; what with the dog howling continuously […]

DIY Math: Late Summer/Early Fall 2011 Trends

Nude shoe + Leather paint = Colorblock Pump (photo: ASOS PATCHI Cylindrical Heel Platform High Shoe) 90’s-style clunky boots + Belts (glued on with Loctite Vinyl, Fabric and Plastic Glue = Motorcycle Boots (photo: Balenciaga Cut-Out Flat Boots) White blouse (back cut away) + Lace curtain (thrifted) = Lace-Backed Blouse (photo: PUFFY Roll-Up Sleeve Lace […]

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