DIY: Pompom Scarf

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This Mother’s Day make your mom something as bright and colorful as her personality! We used a basic coral scarf as a base, and embellished it with pompom trim in fun colors! This scarf would look beautiful paired with a floral dress and sandals.

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What You’ll Need:

Scarf

1 3/4” Pom Pom Fringe

3/8” Pom Pom Fringe

15mm Mini Pom Pom Loop Fringe

Needle and Thread

ScissorsDSC_04041. Evenly fold your scarf in half. Take your loop fringe and wrap around the end of the scarf about 7 inches up.

DSC_04052. Cut and sew in place.

DSC_0412 3. Under the loop you just sewed, take another pom pom fringe and wrap around scarf end and sew in place.

DSC_04184. Take your last fringe and wrap around the two you just sewed. Sew in place.

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DIY Beauty Ideas for Mother’s Day

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Looking for a great DIY gift for Mom? After a long day there’s nothing like pampering yourself with small indulgences. Whether it’s a piece of crazy-good chocolate, a light-hearted book, or a bubble bath with filled with your favorite fragrances. This post is going to tackle the latter, with a collection of DIY-able bath goodies that are sure to make your mom, friend, grandmother or anyone for that matter, smile during their luxurious soak.

Strawberry_Coconut_Sugar_ScrubA sweet strawberry scrub is the ticket to summer-ready legs!

DYI-coconut-oil-massage-barsRough day? Massage it away with these massage bars using herbs and flowers with medicinal properties!

content_il_570xN.420569209_tnkdAdd fizzing-action to your spa day with these bubbling bath bombs!

22-april13Make beautiful galaxy soap that is out of this world!

DIY: Leather Tassel

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Our latest DIY is great to use as an addition to a project, or on its own as an accessory. Add our stylish leather tassels to a chic pillow, or attach them with a chain to a handbag! They’re also great for using as a stylish key chain. If you really want to amp up your present presentation, use a leather tassel in place of a big bow. DSC_0310

Materials:

3mm Leather Fringe

5 1/2” Leather Fringe

E6000

ScissorsDSC_03111-  Roll your fringe from one end to the other.

DSC_03142- While rolling, add glue as you reach every inch, and keep rolling until you get to the end.

DSC_03203- Let dry.

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New Products at M&J Trimming

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M&J Trimming is excited to announce that we’ve begun carrying a range of new products exclusively in the store! We’re always looking to give our customers the best trimmings, appliques and notions to make their projects and DIYs unique, but the items we’ve added are going to take their crafting game to the next level. DSC_0598You loved our pom poms this year, so it was only logical to add more! We’ve added pom poms in almost every color and size, and the best part? They’re 15% off!

DSC_0600One of the easiest ways to embellish a piece is by adding an applique! We have fun and funky appliques with stones, beads and more starting at just $2!

DSC_0602If you’re dying to dye, check out our upgraded tie-dye area! It has everything you need to add some color to your style.

DSC_0603 DSC_0604After you find the perfect ribbon to wrap your presents, you’ll need a little tag! Complete your perfect gift with our selection of tags, wrapping paper and even confetti.

DSC_0606Make your desk pop with our new selection of Poppin stationery supplies.

DSC_0607Our fantastic tassels are now packaged together in sets,  making them perfect for pillow corners!

DSC_0609These patches and canvas backpacks are a match made in heaven. From hippie-chic to totally 90s, you’re sure to find a patch for whatever style you’re going for!

Perfect Planter DIY Roundup

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In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to help make the planet a little more green. What better way to add a little green to your space than by adding a planter full of beautiful greenery? These DIY planters are the ticket to inspiring that green thumb in all of us.

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DIY: Beaded Trim Pastel Clutch

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Looking for the perfect accessory for that party this spring? Make a basic clutch bloom with a little floral beaded trim! This pastel purse is great for a garden wedding, bridal shower, or any garden party! DSC_0290

What You’ll Need:

Plain Clutch

5/8” Sequin Flower

E6000

Scissors

 DSC_02931- Take your sequin trim and measure from the end of one side of the clutch to the other. Cut to size.

DSC_0300 2- Glue trim down.

DSC_03023- Add around row of trim above the one you just glued down. Glue down and let dry.

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Outdoor Activities DIY Roundup

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The weekend is coming up and the sun is finally shining, which means that we’re finally able to enjoy the outdoors! Add some fun to the sun with these outdoor DIY games that are cute, crafty and entertaining for the whole family! They also make great activities for parties or weddings.
Rainbow-Paver-Hopscotch-Hop-ScotchHop the day away with this rainbow hopscotch board made from paving stones!

Checker-Game-Table-05376-1Play some classic board games, and then have a delicious dinner outdoors with the flip of a table tile with the outdoor checkers table!

DIY Lawn Game, Iron & Twine, Glidden PaintRevive an old classic game on the lawn with these bright and colorful lawn dominoes!

 

mackie-climbing-header-picUse your shed to create an epic rock wall for little ones!

 

horseshoesUpdate your average horseshoes with colorful pastels!

4 Ways to Embellish Your Hair: Leather Wrapped Ponytail

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If you’re looking for a fast and easy way to jazz up a basic pony tail, look no further! All you need is a hair elastic, some leather cord, and, literally, two minutes.

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Materials:

1/8” Faux Leather TapeDSC_0215-2

1- Take your hair and place in a pony tail.DSC_0219-22- Place leather under the pony tail. Leave about 6 inches of leather hanging. Wrap leather around the pony tail.

DSC_0223-23- Leave about 6 inches hanging once you are about to come to the end. Tie the ends together.

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4 Ways to Embellish Your Hair: Pom Pom Comb

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Pom poms were such a hot accessory this winter, but you can take the pom pom trend into any season with this fun DIY! Add a playful touch to your ponytail by adding colorful bunch of pom poms to the back. You can add a few different colors to your comb or go with one big pom pom to really make a statement.

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Materials:

Jumbo Pom Pom Fringe

Metal Comb

E6000

DSC_01931. Cut three pom poms off of the trim.

DSC_0197-22. Glue down each pom pom onto the metal comb, and let  them dry.

DSC_0201-23. Place comb on top of the pony.

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