Favorite DIYs of January 2015

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We think staying inside to escape the cold has made some bloggers super creative because the DIYs we were introduced to this month are nothing short of incredible!
DSC_0031These adorable bee cloches are the perfect way to add a little bit of sunshine and warmth to the dreary winter day!

6a00d8358081ff69e201b8d0c7aebb970c-800wiFor the book lovers in your life, these quotation mark bookends are the perfect present!

DIY-Travel-Mug7-600x900Keep your beverages hot and sassy with these DIY travel mugs!

dip-dyed-diy-blue-green-stationery-set-10Make your letters and notes pastel and personalized with this dip-dyed watercolor stationery.

Fall-For-DIY-Watercolour-TablewearThis watercolor tableware is almost too pretty to eat off of, even with the use of non-toxic porcelain paint!

DIY: Leather-Trimmed Sailor Mirror

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Want to add an edgy element to your home, while also brightening your space? Check out our latest DIY which uses a rustic tray, a plain mirror and some sassy leather trim to create a chic decoration that is sure to be the fairest on your wall! DSC_0069
What You’ll Need:

Tray
Mirror
1 1/4” Stamped Animal Leather Ribbon
Scissor
E6000DSC_0070DSC_00751. Glue your leather trim down the middle of the bottom of the tray, and up five inches.

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2. Then wrap the leather around the top of the mirror, with about a foot for hanging of trim hanging loosely at the top.

DSC_00773. Glue the trim to the other side of the mirror. Cut any excess trim leather.

DSC_00834. Place E6000 on the back of the mirror and place it inside the tray.

DSC_00855. Let your mirror dry overnight before hanging.

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DIY: Trimmed Toddler Moccasins

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Looking for a cute DIY to make for the little people in your life? These trim-embellished moccasins make a great baby shower present. They’re comfy, cute, and the funky ombre trim makes them colorful! DSC_0529What You’ll Need:

 Baby Moccasins
15mm Ombre Rococo Trim
Needle and Tread
Scissors

DSC_05301. Sew your rococo trim on the top of the shoe and all the way around the lining of the shoe.

DSC_05422. Cut any excess trim, and glue the edges to keep it from fraying.

DSC_05363. Repeat the same steps on the other shoe.

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Little Fashion DIY Roundup

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Kids clothes and accessories were MADE for DIYing. Why? The projects are smaller, the patterns are cuter, and the recipients are guaranteed to look adorable! Check out these projects for the little one in your life.
diy glitter rainboots kid how to 1She’ll sing, dance and play in the rain with these festive glitter rain boots!

diy dinosaur hoodie tutorialA hoodie for that adorable little stegosaurus in your life!

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Make this easy and adorable bubble romper for your baby!

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This chic little side button sweater is surprisingly easy to make!

 

Snow Day DIYs

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The temperatures have finally dropped, and the first snow has hit the streets. And this is only the beginning. If you’re enjoying the blistery weather from the comfort of your home, these snow day DIYs might just be the projects to get you off that comfy couch and into your snow shoes!

3632311f1629ae2cc1dd6c9cc91a55f2Make these ice mandalas using bright materials like petals, berries and leaves; and leave them up all winter long!

WILLOWDAY-ICE-LANTERNSMake beautiful ice lanterns to light your way.

this-5-minute-hack-will-make-your-porch-look-amazing-christmas-decorations-crafts-how-toCombine the two above DIYs to make a cool and colorful candle holder!

 

colored_ice_igloo_14And if you’re looking to make a larger than life project, why not try your hand at making this incredible igloo!

 

Leather Trim Inspiration

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This month we’ve welcomed a lot of new leather trims to the lineup, and for the next two weeks we’re offering them at 10% off with code LEATHER101! Leather trim is perfect for luxe DIY projects that will have everyone asking where you got your piece!
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This 3″ Leather Fringe is perfect for adorning your clutch or for making an edgy flapper-inspired skirt!

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Take a walk on the wild side with our 1 1/4″ Stamped Animal Leather Ribbon! This fun trim features a number of different animal textures. Use it as an accent trim on home decor or even a basic bag!

 

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The 1 1/4″ Leather Ribbon comes in an array of out-of-this-world colors that are perfect for almost any project, from an accented throw pillow, to a funky hair bow.

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The 1 1/2″ Weave Stamped Leather Ribbon is stamped to look like an actual woven trim! Use this textured trim to accent a hat, bag or any accessory that need a little interest.

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!

sleeve-scrunchie-vertical-2Are your sleeves getting in the way of your workout? DIY sleeve scrunchies are coming to the rescue!

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.

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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