Striped Sequin Pillow DIY

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There’s something about sequins that we can’t get enough of. When looking for a medium for our pillow revamp we jumped at the opportunity of incorporating our notice me-trim: sequins!

SUPPLIES

2 ¼ “6-ROW STRETCH SEQUIN-Turquoise 

 2 ¼ “6-ROW STRETCH SEQUIN-Blue Iris 

Pillow

Glue

Scissors

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Place the end of your sequin trim over your pillow. Cut the trim once it reaches the other side creating a sequin trim strip.

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Continue to cut your sequin trim into even pieces. Create as many strips as needed to cover the entire pillow. Lay your now even pieces in a pattern you feel comfortable with. We opted to mix our Blue Iris Sequin Trim with our Turquoise Sequin Trim

DSC_0007Using your Gem Tac Glue begin gluing down your first piece of sequin trim. Continue gluing each piece one at a time
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Before you know it your pillow will be ready to show off
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Show off your DIY projects #mjtrim

Ombre Dip Dye for the Home

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Ombre dip dying has been trending in both the fashion and beauty industry for quite some time. The free spirited trend has suddenly made a comeback in the interior decor market. In the 60′s and 70′s dip dying had been a very popular technique.  The dip dying  technique adds color hues without compromising the natural beauty of many textiles. The process is fairly simple but not to be overlooked. Check out Michael Penney Style’s Dip Dye Tutorial, along with other inspirational images. Along with dyed ribbons we are proud to sell Rit-Dye both online and at our flagship store.

OmbreCalifornia Home Design

ABC Home PillowABC Home Pillow

RIT DYE 46301-P
Rit Dye

Michael Penney Style
Michael Penney Style Dip Dye Tutorial

RIT DYERit Dye

This reminded us of our Top 5 Dip Dye post created in 2012. Clearly the trend is still going strong.

Striped Home Decor

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Adding stripes to your home decor can be conservative, preppy or even punk. In fashion stripes are very safe but in home decor they can be very daring. Rather than taking the plunge on your walls start small. Incorporating one or two striped pieces will add polish and sophistication to your home. For a deeper impact, incorporate stripes in more than one place. Here at M&J we have many striped trims. Check out our great assortment for inspiration.

 stripe-woven-black-and-white-pouf
CB2

West Elm
West Elm

CB2
CB2

Dwell Studio
Dwell Studio


Dwell Studio
Dwell Studio

Studded Home Decor

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Furniture shopping has evolved in recent years. The time where selecting a black, brown or tan couch is long behind us. Now home owners are truly looking to personalize their space. Studs are gender neutral giving off both feminine and masculine traits. Studs are edgy without being too over the top. Since studs coordinate with many colors the possibilities are endless. Here are a few of our favorite studded home accents.
Check out our selection of Studs and Nailheads at MJTrim.com

Urban Outfitters Sapphire ChairUrban Outfitters

Target Studded OttomanTarget

Pottery BarnPottery Barn

Apt2BApt2B

NordstromNordstrom

Redecorate for Spring: Bedding Edition

Pillows are meant to be fun! Why wouldn’t you want to experiment with them? Pillows are a non-committal way of changing your bedroom from one season to the next. We’ve rounded up some of our  favorite pillows that you can easily recreate with M&J materials. Check out our large selection of piping, ribbons and appliques for even more inspiration!



C.Wonder
C.Wonder

West ElmWest Elm

Pillow
ABC Home

C. WonderC.Wonder

Jonathan AdlerJonathan Adler

These pillows reminded us of our favorite DIY Studded pillow post from a while back.

Redecorate for Spring: Bohemian Style

With the rise of music festivals, and 70′s influences bohemian fashions have been very popular.  Retailers have embraced these artistically derived nature looks in fashion and interior design.  With Spring in place, we felt there was no better time to show off some of our favorite bohemian pieces for the home. We can’t get enough of these vibrant and freshly styled pieces.  We love the following pieces so much that we’ve attached similar M&J products to recreate the looks.

Urban Outfitters Concentric Square Side TableUrban Outfitters

42949-EMERALD3MM Imported Rayon Twist Cord

TargetTarget

56149-8978 (1)5/16″ Rayon Twist Cord

Urban Outfitters Marketplace Woven TableUrban Outfitters

6MM Neon Vinyl Bolo Cord 56146-94846MM Neon Vinyl Bolo Cord

Target Picture FrameTarget

56043-901410MM Neon Elastic Cordedge

Anthropologie

Anthropologie

33104-KL

1 1/2 Hand Dyed Velvet Ribbon

Check out a large selection of home decor products on our website at MJTrim.com