March 20th is just around the corner and if your space needs an update to bring in the spring, check out these hot spring trends! Can’t make it to the Greek Isles this summer? Add a little bit of Greek Key to your space and bring the vacation to your home!
Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that’s taking the DIY world by storm! Incorporate this trend into your house by using shibori-dyed textiles.
Blush is the new neutral. It’s soft, feminine and a warm departure from cool grays.
Agate and agate-patterned decor is making its way into the chicest of homes. This natural element has a glamorous shimmer and massive appeal.
Welcome spring with a decor accent that highlights the colors of the season! We’ve made a pillow cover that’s perfectly pastel, and just the thing to brighten up your space after a chilly winter. We used Rit Dye to create a watercolor effect on the fabric by painting the dye on instead of dipping the fabric in.
What You’ll Need:
Plain canvas pillow case
Rit Dye powder (Fuchsia and Royal Blue)
1. Take three cups and fill with water at different depths. Add in dye so you have light, medium and dark shades of each color you are using.
2. Lay out your pillow and dip your paint brush into the dye. Create strokes going up and down making a cross-hatched pattern.
3. Wash and let dry.
Inspired by the beautiful colors of spring, we love the light and playful look of watercolors. They’re the perfect pastel accents to your home if you want to breath seasonal life into your space without using florals. These decor DIYs are great weekend projects to get you revved up for the coming spring. Make this cool watercolor teacup to hold trinkets and jewelry, or use it as a base for a candle.
Liven up your living space with a timepiece that’s also an art piece.
Welcome spring with a bouquet of paper blooms that will last til next season! Update your room with a fun piece of watercolor art that’s as pretty as it is easy to make!
Paint doesn’t just go on the walls! It can become an element in your decor on its own, especially on pillows and bedding! From the bold brushstrokes to the texture, paint is quickly becoming one of our favorite styles to use for textiles. It’s an easy to put into any room to add an touch of lightness.
Fashion Month is over, and there’s no better place to end it than Paris, the city of love and impeccable style. Here are some of the collections that we fell in love with, and we’re sure you will too!
The pieces at Alexander McQueen were inspired by roses. With tiny ruffles, accents of lace and leather, models strut down the runway like blooming bouquets.
Stella McCartney continued to play with spacious silhouettes that moved gracefully on the models as they sauntered down the runway.
Saint Laurent’s show was full of going-out pieces that were fun, flirty perfect for a party!
The looks at Celine were luxurious and filled with an abundance of different textures.
When it comes to hot home decor pattern trends, herringbone is our front-runner. We love this pattern in almost any iteration, from hardwood floors to cozy comforters. It also an easy pattern recreate to make a piece of wall art.
Herringbone is perfect for adding personality to rooms on the walls and on the ground! It isn’t too busy, looks elegant, and is still playful.
Herringbone makes for a great pattern for textiles. It’s classic, but can be made spunky and fun with the addition of different colors!
We’re seeing patches everywhere these days! On jackets, jeans, backpacks and more! They add interest and color to basic pieces, and are usually packed with personality. For our latest DIY, our passion for patches led us to create a denim jacket decked out in military patches.
What You’ll Need:
1st Air Force Appliqué
Central Intelligence Agency Appliqué
101st Airborne Division Appliqué
Black Hawk Appliqué
Embroidered Iron-On American Flag
K-9 Corps Appliqué
Great Seal Of The United States Appliqué
Iron1. Place the patches on the jacket in your desired pattern.
2. Place a piece of transfer paper over the patches, and iron down carefully. For extra security, stitch patches into place after the glue has cooled.
Paris Fall Fashion Week is still underway, but we’re already inspired by the incredible street style we’ve been seeing! From pearl embellished jackets to billowy white blouses, we’re loving everything about PFW. What was one outfit that has already inspired you?
It’s finally starting to warm up, and in celebration of the warming weather, we wanted to gather up a bunch of DIYs that you can rock you start dropping the layered outerwear. Soon enough it will be warm enough to walk outside wearing only a jacket or cardigan, and when that day comes you’ll be prepared with a bunch of awesome DIY outerwear! Upgrade a basic denim jacket with a cool fabric insert!
If you’re not bad with a needle and thread, this DIY kimono is a perfect pick for you.
Sparkle as you walk down the street with this sequin cardigan DIY!
Accentuate your waist with a cropped jacket!
We’re going to let you in on a little secret, well, a big secret. M&J Trimming is having its first ever Warehouse Clearance Sale! As we make way for new spring stock, we’ve put hundred of items on sale with huge savings from 30% to 70% off! The sale is only in our store at 1008 6th Avenue New York, NY. We can’t wait to see you there and share these incredible savings with you!