Summer is the season for casual and fun get-togethers, and there’s one way to make your next party even more bright and even a little more organized: personalized cocktail charms. Cocktail charms are a great way to keep track of your drink, so you can go out and socialize! We created these tiny charms using beautiful glass beads and memory wire, and with the amount of colors available the options for customization are endless. These cocktail charms also make a great hostess gift.
If you thought that there’s nothing more glamorous than a simple black bathing suit, we’re about to turn your world upside down! For this final 4 Ways DIY, we used one simple accessory to make your bathing suit almost elegant enough to wear to a formal event, almost. The addition of a simple rhinestone clasp instantly added glam, making it the perfect suit to wear to the pool party of the season!
If you’re a bohemian beach babe, you’ll love this 4 Ways DIY! We took an already fun and bright bikini, and added some funky contrasting pom poms to the mix! The look can vary depending on the colors you use too. If you want a more delicate look, use off-white or swap the pom poms for lace. Looking for even more bohemian flair? Try some fringe instead! Materials:
Orange String Bikini Top
Hot Pink Bikini Bottoms
Looking for a retro-chic look this summer? Bring out your inner bombshell with a bandeau bathing suit trimmed with blooms! We used a beautiful blue daisy trim to offer a bold contrast against a bright yellow suit. Nothing says summer quite like a refreshing jolt of color paired with fun floral accent, and this suit absolutely screams it!
If you’ve perused any swimsuit website this season, you’ll see that strappy neon suits are all the rage right now! We love the look of neon and black, especially for summer, so we decided to create our own version of this trending suit using a basic black bandeau and fun neon elastic. With the addition of so many straps for support, this bathing suit is perfect for the active girl on the go!Materials:
Black Bandeau Bathing Suit Top
1- Turn your bandeau over and carefully cut of the three straps or the amount of straps the bathing suits has.
2- Measure the new elastics that will replace the ones you just cut. You might need less elastic since the thickness of the new elastic is thinner. Sew in the same spot where the previous elastic was.3- Turn the bandeau over and measure the elastics for shoulder straps.
4- Take two of the colored elastics and sew from the inside of the front to the inside of the back of the bathing suit. 5- Take the last elastic and sew from the inside of the front next to the first elastic from the center. Cross the elastic for the back part and sew on the inside of the back of the suit.
If you love gladiator sandals, then you’re gonna love the our DIY version that takes the sandal to the next level! Double up on the Greco-Roman inspiration with a Greek key jacquard to make your sandals even more iconic.
What You’ll Need:
Needle and Thread
Sobo Glue1. You will need about a yard for each strap or more depending on how high you want the straps to wrap up your leg. Cut each strap to desired length.
2. Take one end and sew to the sandal strap. Repeat on the other side.
3. Add Sobo Glue to the end of the jacquard so it does not fray.
When it comes to summer style, many of us want to jump to extremes. And while we all love a dose of neon, there’s something refreshing about a cool neutral that look like it was taken right out of safari. We’re loving khaki for summer because of its versatility and neutrality. Plus it can make you look like you’re the most stylish glamper on the planet. So whether you’re rocking a light jacket, a pair of pants or even a dress; embrace the khaki this summer.The looks at Ralph Lauren killed it in khaki with accents of lemon yellow!
This Independence Day, make your backyard party a blast with these simple DIYs! From decorations to party games, infuse your party with some stars and stripes to make it a real patriotic party!
Make your party a blast with these fireworks garlands!
Salute the stars and stripes with these beautifully dyed blue napkins!
Make an American flag that will hold up through all sorts of weather, and add instant appeal to your porch with this flag printed wooden pallet.
Add some fun to your backyard party with these DIY carnival games!
Centerpieces don’t have to be elaborate. Adding accents to basic white pillar candles makes for a patriotic and minimal centerpiece. Use citronella candles to work double duty and keep bugs at bay.
If there’s any season to whip out your most outrageous looks, it’s definitely summer. Summer is the time for extremes: neons, brights, lavish accessories, dewy skin. And when it comes to accessorizing for the season, we like to wear one or two pieces to make a huge impact. Make your summer outfit shockingly stylish with a neon jewel and chain earring!
Blank Earring Base with Hole
2. Take your pliers and unhook the links.
3. Attach one side of the link to the jump ring and connect to the blank earring base hole. Close jump ring.
4. Glue your sew-on jewel and to the center of the base. Let dry.