Rhinestones are some of our favorite treasures here at M&J. Each day we come across a new DIY project that expands our creative appetite even more. Our selection of Swarovski crystals seems endless due to the many shapes and color combinations possible. We can’t wait to ransack our rhinestone trims, and swarovski crystals to create each of these DIY’s.
A Pair and a Spare
All Good Girls go to Heaven
PS I Made This
Punky Little DIYer
We are having the rhinestone sale on Monday April 29th and Tuesday April 30th. We’re offering 10% Off Swarovski flatback and hotfix rhinestones only. Please note, this does not include rhinestone trim, sew on jewels, appliqués, or anything else. This promotion is only valid for our rhinestone flatbacks and hotfix line
Coachella is quickly approaching and many other festivals are not far along. Even though most people attend these festivals for the music and entertainment factor there is an abundance of style not to be missed. Whether you’re in a neon suit, bikini top or rocking a floral headband you won’t go unnoticed. These festivals bring some of the most stylish people together. While packing for these trips take note that your fashion choices are endless as well as your DIY opportunities. Here are some of our favorite music festival DIYs. We’re loving all of these looks and can’t wait to try them out!
Matter of Style
A Pair and a Spare
Say yes to Hoboken
For more DIY inspiration check out our DIY Coachella Inspired Headpiece Post from 2012
We are big fans of collars and have seen them all over our favorite magazines and blogs. We are now in love with necklaces in the shape of collars and bibs. They look great on oxford shirts and thrown over our favorite worn-in tees. We searched the web for DIY collar necklaces that we could make ourselves and these are our top 5!
And don’t forget…our Winter sale ends tonight at 11:59pm. So hurry and get 50% off select buttons, ribbons, fringe, and leather trims!
DIY Chain Collar Necklace via Hello, Whimsy
DIY Rhinestone Collar Necklace via taylor & DEMOLISH
DIY Marc by Marc Jacobs Collar Necklace via Court & Hudson
DIY Chain Collar Necklace via A Pair and A Spare
DIY Rhinestone Collar Necklace via Where Did U Get That
The ombre trend has been going strong for a while now, and we’ve been keeping an eye out for dip-dye tutorials that will help us get the perfect ombre. With everything from skirts to jackets, we’ve gathered up our favorite dip dye tutorials to share with you DIYers. Here’s our top 5! Which one do you want to make the most?
DIY Dip Dye Maxi Skirt by A Pair and a Spare
DIY Dip Dye Shirt by Refinery 29
DIY Ombre Denim Jacket by Syl and Sam
DIY Dip Dye T Shirt by Wit & Whistle
DIY Dip Dye Ombre Denim by Swell Mayde
We’re really loving the anklet trend this summer, and we’ve been dying to make one ourselves. So of course we had to round up the top 5 DIY anklets in the blogosphere. In no particular order, here are our favorites!
DIY Heart Charm Anklet by A Pair and a Spare
DIY Fringe Anklets by The Letter 4
DIY Dainty Charm Anklet by Parker, Etc
DIY Wish Anklet by Goldfish Kiss
DIY Braided Leather Anklet by Aquarian Soul
As avid DIYers, we understand the value of a great camera – but we’re not so keen on the boring straps that come with most DSLRs. Fortunately there are plenty of tutorials for adorable DIY camera straps, so we picked out a few of our favorites to inspire us. Which one do you like the best?
1. DIY Painted Camera Strap by Design Love Fest
2. DIY Chain Camera Strap by A Pair & A Spare
3. DIY Toy Camera Strap by Pocketful of Pretty
4. DIY Adjustable Vintage-Looking Camera Strap by Sketch 42
5. DIY Studded Leather Camera Strap by Syl and Sam
Even though summer is quickly approaching, we’re not quite ready to say goodbye to our trusty jeans. Plenty of DIY bloggers have been jazzing up their classic denim, and we have loved looking through all of their tutorials. From floral print to tie-dye, you can seriously do anything with a pair of jeans! See our favorite DIYs below.
1. Jason Wu Inspired Denim by A Pair & A Spare
2. DIY Tie Dye Denim by Swell Mayde
3. DIY Floral Print Jeans by Love Maegan
4. DIY Ombre Bleached Jeans by Taby’s Meow
5. DIY Galaxy Jeans by The Sun Was High
With their simple cuts, plain t-shirts leave an endless amount of opportunity for cool DIYs. You can embellish, dye, sew, and do plenty other things to spice up a classic shirt. We rounded up the top 5 shirt DIYs by our favorite bloggers so we can get inspired for our next project. Which one do you like the best?
1. DIY Ombre Tee by A Pair & A Spare
2. DIY Flower Top by A Matter Of Style
3. DIY Embellished Tee by I Spy DIY
4. DIY Peplum T-Shirt by …love Maegan
5. DIY Bow Blouse by Cheetah Is The New Black
Collars have been trending for quite some time now, so naturally they have been popping up on all of our favorite DIY blogs. Whether they are sequined, spraypainted, or starred, we’re really digging all of the different versions. Here’s a list of our top 5 – which one is your favorite?
1. DIY Louis Vuitton Gold Collar by A Pair & A Spare
2. DIY Miu Miu Inspire Pop-Up Collar by Boat People
3. DIY Sequin Collar Necklace by Stripes + Sequins
4. DIY Faux Fur Collar by Studs and Pearls
5. DIY Chainmail Embellished Collar by Glitter ‘N Glue
Rings are always super simple to DIY, so we’re constantly scouting for the best blogger tutorials. We’ve rounded up a list of our top 5 – check them out!
1. Delicate Gold Chain Rings by A Pair & A Spare
2. Pamela Love Arrowhead Ring by Chic Steals
3. Ball and Chain Stackable Rings by Glitter ‘N Glue
4. Heart Ring by I Spy DIY
5. Spike Ring by Studs and Pearls