Top 5 Outdoor DIYs

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This summer it’s time to embrace your inner DIY guru. Remember, DIY projects are fun, and with proper instructions are fairly easy to complete. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite outdoor summer DIYs that will spruce up your yard in no time. Take the classroom outside with I Spy Diy’s flower Pot Chalkboard.  Her adorable flower pot can be used indoors or out.  Not sure what to do with all of those adorable plastic figurines? Why don’t you create a planter a la Ps I Made This. If you’re looking for something bigger to tackle this weekend, try creating a tire swing for the young ones. This childhood staple never gets old.  Be sure to check out M&J for all of your DIY needs.

Honestly WTFHonestly WTF created this DIY Mini Pajaki

ispydiy_chalkboard2I Spy DIY Chalkboard Flower Pot

MyMommysPlace-How-to-Make-tire-SwingBobvila’s DIY Tire Swing

ps i made thisPs I Made This Pig Planter

Summer Bird BathDIY Hanging Bird Bath

Top 5 Rhinestone DIYs

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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 DIYA Pair and a Spare

Lace Rhinestone DIYAll Good Girls go to Heaven

Unique USASwell Mayde

ps i made thisPS I Made This

Ipadcase2Punky 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

Top 5 Pocket DIYs

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The best way to jazz up a simple piece of clothing? Add a pocket! They’re functional and trendy, especially if you create a lace or neon pocket. Some of our favorite bloggers have been DIYing pockets onto their clothing, and we love what they’ve been coming up with. We picked out our top 5 favorites below, so check it out and let us know what you think!

DIY Sequin Pocket by Glitter N Glue

 

DIY Beaded Pocket by P.S. I Made This

DIY Floral Pocket by Urban Beings

DIY Lace Pocket Shorts by Chictopia

DIY Leather Pockets by Court + Hudson

Top 5 DIY Hats

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A day at the beach isn’t complete without a chic sun hat to top it off, so we went searching for the best DIY hats to make this summer. Check out our list below and let us know which one you like best!

1. DIY Sun Hat by P.S. I Made This

2. DIY Embellished Hat by Style Slicker

3. DIY Stitched Hat by Honestly WTF

4. DIY 1940s-Inspired Hat by Grosgrain Fabulous

5. DIY Floppy Hat by Knocked Up Fabulous

Top 5 Blogger Headband DIYs

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With summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to be trying out some hippie-chic headbands. We searched our favorite DIY blogs to find the best headband tutorials, and we’re pretty pleased with what we found. Here’s our list of the top 5 headbands we plan to try this summer!

1. DIY Dolce & Gabbana Tiara by Honestly WTF

2. DIY Floral Headband by A Beautiful Mess

3. DIY Double Strand Lace Headband by Elisa McLaughlin Designs

4. DIY Floral Headband by Wish Wish Wish

5. DIY Crystal Wrapped Headband by P.S. I Made This

Top 5 Shoe DIYs

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Studs, glitter, paint – you can use pretty much anything to jazz up a drab old pair of shoes. And no one knows this better than bloggers – we love watching them get creative with their shoes. Here’s a few of our favorite shoe DIYs that have been floating around the blogosphere lately.

1. DIY Spiked Heels by A Pair & A Spare

2. DIY Embellished Ankle Straps by Glitter ‘N Glue

3. Kitty Loafer by P.S. I Made This

4. DIY Glitter Sneakers by …Love Maegan

5. DIY Gold Color Block Booties by I Spy DIY