Beach Accessory Inspiration

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The summer is swiftly approaching, and Memorial Day is just a few weeks away! So before you grab your hat and sunscreen, check out these must-have beach accessories!

 

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DIY Keychain Roundup

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If you’ve ever accidentally mixed up your keys with someone else’s, if you find yourself struggling to find your keys at the bottom of a big tote bag, you’re in need of a key chain. Key chains are the perfect DIY because they are small, can use a number of different materials, and don’t take very long to make!
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1c4a0d80814755f7d94b40b0c0939168Armed with some basic sewing skills and fun ribbon, you could make these adorable key fobs!

12105868654_4809f3fd9b_bGuard your precious keys with these fearsome painted beast keychains!

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Give your Jenga pieces new life by making them into Mod Podged map piece keychains!

Bohemian Jewelry Inspiration

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Festival Season is approaching which means it’s time to break out the bangles, rings and necklaces; and start stacking! We love the look of bohemian jewelry, from the earthy and natural materials used to the mystical motifs used in the designs. 89f3f20cf5ae2eee59b5c11f35e53319

 

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Trend Alert: Fringe

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We’ve seen fringe all over the runways, and now it’s finally time to take those looks from the catwalk to the sidewalk! Welcome this bohemian, 1970s trend into your wardrobe with open arms because we’re bound to see it by the boatload this season. From bags to jackets, fringe is coming to a fashionista near you. (If it hasn’t already!)

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Spring Home Trends for 2015

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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! 36fc63a940ec417ea76e782bc9ee79e1Can’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!

294e312bbc752f8d1c3c940f843aa722Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that’s taking the DIY world by storm! Incorporate this trend into your house by using shibori-dyed textiles.

0bc59bfaea23b89fcd3782b7b6a84e6e (1)Blush is the new neutral. It’s soft, feminine and a warm departure from cool grays.

0d8d994198e5d06e236e6448359e7441Agate and agate-patterned decor is making its way into the chicest of homes. This natural element has a glamorous shimmer and massive appeal.

 

 

Perfect Pastel Decor

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We think this may have something to do with the promise of spring in the near future, but we can’t get enough of bright and cheery pastels in decor. Get your home ready for the season by adding soft pastel elements to your decor.
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La-Provence-from-Catchpole-Rye_EL_4may12_pr_bA pastel bathroom is a bright and cheery alternative to cool and clean tones usually reserved for bathrooms.

cc8627d9aa698fb71d0293d1e2d0ace2Adding natural elements to your space keeps a pink room from looking too romantic.

 

 

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DIY: Crystal Embellished T-Shirt

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Does your old graphic tee need a glamorous upgrade? Give it the gusto it deserves with Swarovski crystals! We’re channeling spring and breathing bright color into this botanical print t-shirt by outlining the leaves in brilliant shades of emerald and olive. DSC_0588

What You’ll Need: 

Graphic Tee (H&M)

Olivine SS20 Flat Back Rhinestones

Fern Green SS16 Flat Back Rhinestones 

E6000

Glue Syringe

Crystal KatanaDSC_05901. Decide which areas you would like to embellish with crystals. We decided to use the rhinestones to accent the palm fronds on the shirt.

DSC_05902. Apply glue with the syringe to create a neat thin line.

DSC_0599 3. Using your Crystal Katana, lay out your rhinestones precisely but quickly on the line of glue.

DSC_06124. Apply the rhinestones and glue section by section so that the glue doesn’t dry prematurely, and let the piece dry overnight.

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