DIY Halloween Mice Cheese Platter

0.diycheeseboard_introphotoFor the final DIY in my 1 Week of Halloween DIY series, I’m sharing one of my favorite things ever. I LOVE cheese, and always serve it at any get-together or party. Therefore, a cute  cheese serving board was in order (and though this can work for Halloween it can work for pretty much any day of the year!) This addition to your Halloween party decor is actually quite easy to make, but it rounds out your table decorations perfectly. Here’s how to make it: (more…)

DIY Prada-Inspired Rose Cabochon Rhinestone Stud Earrings

0.rosecabrhinestoneearrings_introI’m a sucker for big, sparkly things – and those Prada rose cabochon earrings from S/S 2012 caught my eye immediately.  (And if you were the same and thought of DIY’ing the trend, you’ve probably already seen tutorials by Honestly…WTF, Gloriously Chic, and P.S. I Made This.)

But for my version I wanted to make large, oversized retro-style studs, with a homemade cabochon in the center.  Itching to make your own non-dangly version too?  Here’s how:

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DIY Dolce & Gabbana Flower Sunglasses

Day 4 of #DIY Bloggers Fashion Week and now it’s my turn to host!!:-D

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Though technically seen backstage at the Fall 2012 runway show in Milan…I couldn’t resist DIY’ing these Dolce & Gabbana sunnies for Spring.  After all, this year it’s all about flowers and pastels…and what could be better than pastel flowers adorning your sunglasses??!

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If you want to go about making these, you have a couple options.

Honestly, WTF DIY’d a similar headband from this collection a little while ago using pre-made resin flowers.  Totally easy to get – just search on Etsy for resin flowers and there will be a bunch that are pastel and pretty.

But I wanted control over the flowers – I wanted sprays of buds and super-large roses and leaves – so the solution was of course to DIY.  Here’s how: (more…)