We don’t know if it’s just the shortened month, but it seems like February just flew by! Our subscribers have been busy bees working on their Project DIY collections, and really customizing and personalizing each piece. Here are some of our favorite projects from this month to help inspire your creativity!
We love how Instagrammer @PrincessLeighLeigh combined the Punk Revival and Film Noir collections! And the pom pom trim she used in the Femme Fatale necklace? So on trend.
Stylecaster got in on the fun by creating four different collections!! They all look fabulous, but we should ask them which THEY liked the most!
Rain Blanken, DIY guru from About.com, came to visit us and spoke with lead designer Michelle Levy about Project DIY! She made some pretty cool customized pieces from the Film Noir collection before heading back to her home state. Hope you come back into the city soon Rain!
One of our favorite bloggers, Nicole from Sketch 42, modified the convertible belt into a cool camera strap! Pretty perfect for such a great photographer.
How did YOU customize your projects in February? Share your results with us on Instagram @MJProjectDIY!
We love looking at bloggers for inspiration. We’re often in awe by the amount of talent and dedication of the DIY Blogger community. Many DIY Bloggers are influenced by runway trends, street style looks or materials at local stores. Using these ideas, they create pieces that replicate store bought items. Rather than keeping these gems to themselves, they generate an audience by sharing their crafts and welcoming others to tackle their projects as well. Following step by step guides each blogger demonstrates how to achieve the desired demonstration. Even though we have tons of ideas about how to use our trims we’re often amazed by the creations we come across. Feel free to tweet, or Facebook us some of you own DIY projects. We’d love to see what you’ve created!
Here are some of our favorite DIYs that are perfect for spring.
Lace Cut Off Shorts
The Average Girl’s Guide featuring Erin from Thanks I Made It
Around the holidays is when we spend the most time getting together with groups of friends and family. So it only makes sense that it is, also, the time when tons of crafting parties happen! The wonderful team over at Bauble Bar brought together some of the most influential and beautiful fashion bloggers, such as My Style Pill, Keiko Lynn, and Style and Pepper to create DIY jewelry boxes using our rhinestones and sequins. We love the what they came up with! Do you?
One of our Favorite DIY/Fashion NYC Bloggers stopped by M&J Trimming to share her latest fashion obsessions, and gave viewers a tour of one of her favorite stores. Yep you guessed it, M&J Trimming is one of her favorites and we are super ecstatic about it!!
Check out the video of Jenni from I Spy DIY
Click here to see more videos from other bloggers and Jenni of I Spy DIY on the Digital Divas: Conversations on Style webisodes.
Awesome Bloggers got crafty at Central Park on Saturday making some colorful Friendship Bracelets! M&J Trimming was more than excited to sponsor this fun little get together that was open to everyone. Are you into making friendship bracelets? If you are and missed out on this crafty get together, come and visit M&J Trimming to get some inspiration and supplies!! Here are some photos below, read more here and here.
Some M&J Products the bloggers used to make there friendship bracelets with!
4Mm Braided Vinyl Bolo Item# 48591
1mm Rattail Cord Item# 00800
1/8″ Ultra Suede Tape Item# 00370
DIY Spring Accessories…from some of our Favorite Bloggers. Here a some really beautiful DIY’s that I will probably be trying sometime this month, there perfect for the Spring Breeze. Be sure to check out their blogs for full instructions and make sure you try some on your own.
Honestly… WTF -DIY Box Braid Necklace
Sketch42blog – Hot Pink Feather Earrings
…Love Maegan – Long Tassel Earrings
I SPY DIY – Feather Covered Clutch
P.S. – I Made This… – Friendship Bracelet
Momma Go Round – Celtic Knot Necklace
Which DIY is your favorite?