DIY: Embellished Pillow

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Add a little ice to your home decor this season with an embellished pillow that is sure to sparkle! We used loch rosen rhinestones and flat metal sequins to add a multi-dimensional shimmer that’s not too over-the-top, but still has a high-end style. DSC_0150

What You’ll Need:

6mm Round Loch Rosen Rhinestones
8mm Round Metal Sequins
Pillow
Needle and thread
Scissors

DSC_01601. Sew sequins and sew-on rhinestones into an abstract cluster shape.

DSC_01622. Repeat the pattern throughout the pillow, or embellish random sections for a more eclectic look!

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Sporty DIY Roundup

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With 2015 just beginning, many of us are looking to improve ourselves inside and out. If one of your resolutions this year was dusting off your gym membership and working on your fitness, these DIYs will get you even more motivated to start the year off with a jolt!
WIDEGive your workout wings with this fun t-shirt DIY!

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diy1If your workout wear is in desperate need of a cute update, use a regular t-shirt to create a cool workout tank!

IMG_77231-520x780Does your time at the gym make your hair fall flat? Keep your coif looking cute and your forehead wicked with this braided headband!

IMG_6727If your run needs a little livening up, make this Iphone arm band! All the tunes without working about having your device crack on the pavement!

Wintery Mix Decor DIY Roundup

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The holidays are over, but winter is just beginning! Have your home reflect the great outdoors with snow-themed decor that captures the beauty of the season, without the chill.

DIY-Oversized-Snowflakes-copyThese oversized snowflakes are the perfect pieces of wall art, and offer a modern wintery touch to any home.

04043104312 twig garlandMake these realistic ice-coated branches and add them to a vase.

icicle-candle-holders-copyKeep warm with these cool icicle-coated candle holders!

 

110Take your paper snowflakes up a notch with these beautiful snowflake ballerinas!

1495035ec60bbecd_009d4a408a78083ed5a2475d6825c5ee.xxxlargeCreate this beautiful snowy scene in a shadow box for a simple and rustic decoration.

Sparkling Statement Earrings Inspiration

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2014 was the year of the statement earring. With a glamorous statement earring the rest of your look is set, and you don’t need to worry about whether the neckline of your outfit will work with your statement necklace! We love statement earrings because they really put the focus the face, and let your true beauty shine while ALSO adding sparkle in their own right. If you love the look of a bold statement piece, rock a funky statement earring this year and watch the compliments fly in!
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Last Minute Ideas to Ring in 2015

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If you agreed to host a last-minute New Year’s Eve party and are trying to DIY your decor as the clock strikes down, we have a few quick DIY-ideas that won’t take too long and will bring the cheer and celebration to your get-together!

fa3e2737d8402a620d24882408e25872Fill a balloon with confetti and pop it when the clock strikes 12!

2012-12-10_coppola_new-years-eve-easy-decorations-glitter-new-years-candlesCover white votives with festive tinsel glitter with peekaboo numbers!

7ccffc1584a6e0de0450945b76bb2158Use metallic ribbons to create a circular chain garland!

DIY-Sparkly-BottlesAdd sparkle to your champagne with these glittery bottles!

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Get the party popping with these DIY poppers!

DIY: Dazzling Ear Cuff

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 Ring in the new year with this glamorous accessory!

DSC_0699What You’ll Need:

10mm x 5mm Navette Rhinestone with Setting

6mm x 6mm Swarovski Crystal Square with Setting

10mm x 6mm Pear Rhinestone with Setting

Blank Earring Setting

Glue (E6000)

Small Metal Component

DSC_07031. Glue your metal piece to the front of the earring. Let dry.

DSC_0704 2. Take your square crystal and glue in the center when you placed the end of the metal piece to the center of the earring setting.

DSC_0708 3. Take your navette pieces and glue down going opposite ways toward the top.

DSC_0712 4. Take your pear stone and add to the tip. Let dry.

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New Year’s Eve Sequin Outfit Inspiration

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Ring in 2015 with an outfit that sparkles! New Year’s Eve is THE night to whip out your sequins, and rock them on your pieces. Add glamour to an otherwise casual outfit by topping it off with a sequin blazer. Rock the comfy and cozy combo of a sweater with a sequin skirt.

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Uses for Wrapping Paper

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The moment after the presents have been unwrapped, reality sets in. You have a living room full of paper scraps that will undoubtedly end up in the garbage. Not this year! This year you can reuse those glittering pieces of paper to make your life more colorful and make you feel better about reusing that pretty paper. F9P5OC1GWF5TL0V.MEDIUMForget the packing peanuts! Shredded wrapping paper makes for colorful packing material.

holiday-gift-wrap-5Make a beautiful bow for future presents using strips of recycled wrapping paper.

enhanced-buzz-22491-1418143043-8If the paper isn’t too seasonal, use it to bring life to otherwise drab drawers.

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If you’re careful, you can always reuse paper for future gifts. Waste not, want not, right?

cd42971c7c0017d47bb086ac91d829cfUse your favorite wrapping paper to make a fun garland! If you have metallic wrapping paper around, it would make the perfect garland for New Year’s Eve.

Happy Holidays!

Christmas is finally here, and we at M&J Trimming hope you all have a happy and healthy holiday! Don’t forget that these are the last few days to save up to $20 on you everything you need for the holidays with code HOLIDIY!
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