Spring is here which means that those tightly bundled clothes you’ve wrapped yourself in over the winter are going back into storage to make way for the wonderful billowy styles of spring and summer. One trademark feature of this style is fringe, a staple in all hippy-inspired clothing. Check out our favorite ways to wear it!
Adding fringe to your footwear or handbag is an easy way to throw bohemian flair into your wardrobe.
Clothing with fringe makes for an interesting layering piece. It adds movement and fun to any outfit!
Who says fringe has to be made with suede or leather? Take a look at this handmade necklace featuring a twisted cord fringe! And is that a little ombre we see? This is the perfect statement necklace for spring and summer.
How will you be rocking this trend?
This spring metallics took over the runways! From copper to silver, each striking shade showed up in a different style. See some of our favorite runway iterations of this dazzling trend below!
This silver dress from Versace looks as slick and slinky as a mermaid tail! This gorgeous dress highlights the versatility of the this trend. Metallics can be modern, fantastic, feminine, or masculine.
Givenchy made metallics their own in 2014 by using them on bold and geometric pieces. The unusual shades helped add interest to the mix.
The metallic looks at Valentin Yudashkin Spring 2014 did not fail to impress with their intricate filigree shapes balanced by looser flowing skirts.
Did you ever think you’d see a copper crop top? If a cropped metal breastplate has always been a fashion wish of yours, look no further than Proenza Schouler. Wearing a statement piece like this will instantly give you the skills to command a French army, or at least the confidence of Joan of Arc.
This dress from Dries van Noten introduces hits of gold throughout the collection. This unique white dress gets the Midas touch with ruffled accents.
This spring metallics aren’t just for jewelry. How will you be rocking this gilded trend?
For the past few days we’ve been talking about how to integrate florals into your spring wardrobe, but what about you home decor? Flowers are the ultimate bachelorette pad pattern. They’re feminine, romantic and so beautiful. It’s easy to add florals to your home, especially when the elements to make DIY floral decor are 15% off! Check out these inspirational photos, and then head onto our Floral Shop and get your DIY supplies!
This flower wall is a real attention-grabber. The rest of the decor is minimal because the wall packs such a punch.
Make a statement with beautiful wallpaper. This green wallpaper is in a color that’s calming and has a really luxurious feel.
If you’re allergic to huge prints and bold patterns, add flowers in small doses; a rose on your pillow, a sunflower on your mug.
You can DIY these botanical soap dispensers are a great way to make your kitchen or bathroom bloom!
We love the look of beautiful bright florals in the bedroom, it’s like sleeping on a bed of flowers! Without the bugs and dirt.
We don’t know if this incredibly chilly winter is to blame, but we are eagerly anticipating the day that the flower buds start blooming. We are obsessed with florals. So much so that we wanted you to become as obsessed as we are by having a sale! Get on the botanical bandwagon with us, and receive 15% off of floral trims from now until Sunday March 30th! Here are some of our favorite floral products that you can pick up now:
The 4″ Polka Dot with Tulle Flower Pin is so cute! We adore the mixed-media look, and the tiny gold dot accents. Pin it to a basic dress to add a little garden style to your outfit.
Cameos usually feature a delicate silhouette, but this Rose and Leaf Oval Cameo is for the florist! Use our Medieval Renaissance Choker DIY as a guide to make a flower-inspired necklace.
This 10MM Imported Iron-On Floral Trim comes in an assortment of colors, and can add a delicate touch of daisies to anything you want! The best part it’s iron-on, so there’s no mess and no sewing involved!
This floral foil button is so cool! It’s unique design will ensure that anything you put it on stands a tier above the rest.
This rhinestone and pearl trim will take your evening wear to the next level. You can even cut the individual flowers out, and use them as appliques to make a headband! This is also a great time to buy rhinestone trim to make a DIY bridal belt!
To see more floral items, check out our Floral Shop!
Now that spring is here it’s time to pack up those winter hats, and let our hair down. Dress up your hair with these quick and easy headband DIYs featuring our favorite spring trend: Florals!
What You’ll Need:
Mauve 1 3/4″ Artificial Flowers
Three Metal Headbands
1. Place the end of your floral trim against the end of the headband, and line the trim along the headband.
2. Cut the trim around the metal headband.
3. Glue the trim onto the headband, and let it dry.
This DIY is so easy that we had to try it out with other floral trims!
This variation is made with Navy Floral Rosette Trim. We trimmed back the mesh on the sides after the trim was glued to the metal band.
Our last variation used 5/8″ Sequin Flower by the Yard in Soft Multi. It’s the perfect pastel headband with a little bit of sequin sparkle!
Now you have an easy way to add florals to your spring wardrobe, and from now until Sunday March 30th, 2014 you can get 15% off of our floral trims!
Sometimes your old accessories need a little upgrade. Make your warm-weather items bloom just in time for spring by adding fun floral trim!
Flower by the Yard 1 1/4″, Large Rosette by the Yard
Glue flower trim to the edge of your umbrella for an easy rainy day pick-me-up!
1″ Imported Sequin Floral Trim
Cut individual flowers from our 1″ Imported Sequin Floral Trim and glue them onto the top of a pair of sunglasses.
95mm Iron-On Embroidered Rose Trim
Skip the boring black band on the fedora, and go with something fun and floral! Just detach the black band, and glue the floral trim down with E6000!
The days are getting longer and the nights are getting warmer, which means those cable-knit beanies no longer stand between you and your fabulous ‘do! Here are some great spring accessories to make your hair stand out.
This button hair pin from Thanks I Made It is literally the easiest thing to make, but it looks so fabulous! If you want to try your hand at this super simple DIY, try using our Dark Crystal Rhinestone Button or the Dome Rhinestone Beaded Button.
These fabric barrettes from Little Miss Mama are vintage chic, and the perfect way to dress up a casual hairstyle.
If you’re a ponytail girl, this DIY from Cupcakes and Cashmere is for you! This leather hair tie is like ponytail insta-chic. Make it with some pastels in time for spring, and you’re
These feathered hair pins from Trinkets in Bloom are the perfect way to add bohemian beauty to your updo.
This chiffon and tulle hair accessory from Love Maegan can also be worn as a broach! Whatever way you wear it, it’s a romantic addition to any ensemble!
Florals are big this spring, but sometimes the best outfits embrace trends subtly. Try these floral accessories on for size if you like to test-drive trends without the commitment of an entire outfit.
Spring is the most popular time for weddings, and this flower hair comb is the ideal addition to any formal hairstyle. It’s garden party perfect!
Flower look better when mixed together, hence the invention of bouquets. But the same goes for fashion! Don’t be scared to mix floral prints, especially when the canvas is as small as an accessory piece.
Stack those buds on your tips and wrists for a bohemian bouquet of jewelry.
We love this fun hat from Fashion Week! It’s whimsical, really beautiful, and easily DIY-able.
April showers bring April flowers! This beautiful floral umbrella will cheer up even the gloomiest rainy day.
Runway shows and photos are a beautiful way to enjoy fashion. Fashion illustrations, on the other hand, are an entirely different way to absorb fashion that allow for even more creativity and interpretation.
If you’ve never checked out the blog of Fifi Lapin, go now. Fifi Lapin is the most fashionable bunny this side of anywhere, and she documents her outfits on the blog. It’s cute. It’s couture. It’s basically the best way to start your day.
Even if you don’t speak French, Garance features the most beautiful line-drawn fashion illustrations. And if a photo is worth a thousand words, then these illustrations are worth two thousand French ones.
Paper Fashion features beautiful watercolor illustrations that often use elements like sequins, rhinestones and glitter. So basically everything we love.
Birdy & Me has some of the most realistic fashion images that mix graphite pencil drawings and bold pops of color
We couldn’t make a list of our favorite illustrations without including Sabine Pieper! Having worked with the top brands in the fashion industry, she knows a thing or two about style. The images are high-contrast and high-drama, making them a powerful and evocative way to present designer styles.
Do you want to get into the world of fashion illustration? We know where to start! Our Fashion Sketchpad is the perfect way to practice your drawing, even if you aren’t a fashion student or designer!
Happy first day of spring readers! The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing, and the warm weather is beckoning you outdoors. Embrace this season with these beautiful DIYs inspired by the spirit of the season.
This funky wall decor DIY from Freckled Nest is right up our alley! Check out our collection of floral buttons and fashion buttons if you love this idea!
Brighten your front door with this colorful faux floral wreath from Hello Lucky. The best part about this DIY is how long these fun flowers will last!
If you need a way to brighten your front door but want to think outside the wreath, take a look at this fresh alternative from Design, Dining + Diapers!
This twig frame from Not JUST a Housewife is earthy and perfect for the first days of spring!
This colorful doormat DIY from Lowes is fantastic for keeping those April showers out of your house.
We can’t wait to get outside to start some of these fabulous DIYs! How will you be celebrating the first day of spring?