Watercolor Decor DIY Roundup

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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.    watercolor1sMake this cool watercolor teacup to hold trinkets and jewelry, or use it as a base for a candle.

DIY-watercolour-clock_feature-690x948Liven up your living space with a timepiece that’s also an art piece.

1500079875-adrienne-robertson-2Welcome spring with a bouquet of paper blooms that will last til next season! bedroom_accessories1Update your room with a fun piece of watercolor art that’s as pretty as it is easy to make!

 

 

 

Watercolor Pillow Inspiration

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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.
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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2015

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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!
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alexander-mcqueen-rtw-fw15-runway-28The pieces at Alexander McQueen were inspired by roses. With tiny ruffles, accents of lace and leather, models strut down the runway like blooming bouquets.

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stella-mccartney-rtw-fw15-runway-31Stella McCartney continued to play with spacious silhouettes that moved gracefully on the models as they sauntered down the runway.

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saint-laurent-rtw-fw15-runway-46Saint Laurent’s show was full of going-out pieces that were fun, flirty perfect for a party!

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celine-fw15-pfw-runway-16The looks at Celine were luxurious and filled with an abundance of different textures.

Home Trend Alert: Herringbone

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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.e8015ea4c1e0de146c9c2e181263642f (1)

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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.

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836c711fca05f05b599bccc19089d816Herringbone makes for a great pattern for textiles. It’s classic, but can be made spunky and fun with the addition of different colors!

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DIY: Military Patch Embellished Denim Jacket

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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. DSC_0644

What You’ll Need:

Jean Jacket

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

IronDSC_06471. Place the patches on the jacket in your desired pattern.

DSC_06492. 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.

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2015 Street Style

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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? olga-karput.nocrop.w1800.h1330.2x (1)

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Spring Outerwear DIY Roundup

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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! IMG_2797Upgrade a basic denim jacket with a cool fabric insert!

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IMG_0008Sparkle as you walk down the street with this sequin cardigan DIY!

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Accentuate your waist with a cropped jacket!

M&J Trimming Warehouse Clearance Sale

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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!

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Embroidered Patches Inspiration

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This year we’ve seen a resurgence in a sorely missed embellishment: patches. These embroidered pieces of personality are a great addition to anything from a classic denim jacket to a sassy cocktail dress. They’re also the perfect element to DIY with! Adding them to your next piece takes little to no work, with an outcome that far exceeds the effort. We’ve added over one hundred new patches to the site to satiate our need for these embroidered emblems! Check out how the fashion world is rocking this trend, and let it inspire your next DIY!   Untitled-26

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Milan Fall Fashion Week Street Style 2015

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If you’re looking for chic style that embraces feminine power, look no further than the streets of Milan, Italy. When Fashion Week approaches, the most daring dressers emerge to show us how to translate runway ferocity and confidence onto the street. This season we saw an influx of bold all-over color, dressed-up denim, and embroidered embellishments galore!
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