DIY: Faux Fur Slippers

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During the winter you want your toes to be cozy and warm, but you also want your feet looking fashionable! So what’s a girl to do when the only slipper options leave something to be desired? DIY them of course! This simple and easy DIY only takes about 30 minutes to complete, but the transformation is incredible!

Slipper Upgrade DIY from M&J Trimming

What You’ll Need:

Slippers

Beaded Trim With Fur Edge #57507

50mm Faux Fur Cordedge #34274

Needle

Thread

Scissors

Slipper Upgrade DIY Measuring Faux Fur Trim from M&J Trimming

1. Measure your fur trim across the top of the slipper, leaving an extra inch on both sides.

Slipper Upgrade DIY Wrapping Faux Fur Trim from M&J Trimming

2. Fold over the extra inch on one side, and sew your way across the top of the slipper. Repeat the same fold over the opposite end.

Slipper Upgrade DIY Cutting Fabric Tape from M&J Trimming

3. Cut the black fabric tape off of your faux fur cordedge.

Slipper Upgrade DIY Measuring Fabric Tape from M&J Trimming

4. Wrap the faux fur cordedge around the back of the slipper, and cut off any excess.Slipper Upgrade DIY Sewing Faux Fur Cordedge from M&J Trimming5. Sew the cordedge across the back of the slipper with the ends of the cordedge sewn behind the faux fur trim.

Furry Slipper Upgrade from M&J Trimming

See what we mean? These slippers are lush, luxe, and if their soles weren’t as soft as clouds, you might even want to wear them out! Grab your materials and get ready to lounge in style!

Warm and Toasty DIY Roundup

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These DIYs are perfect for those of us who want to make the best of this cold weather, and by the best we mean the coziest! Make these DIYs when you’re all bundled up this weekend, and then use them for further bundling! It’s like a never-ending cycle of coziness.

Crochet Socks from Kollabora user Magdalena LangaThese crochet socks from Kollabora user Magdalena Langa are so cozy looking! We love the super chunky tops and the contrast heel and toe!

Pom Pom Blanket from the Pleated Poppy

This Pom Pom Blanket from the Pleated Poppy is almost too cute to bear, and so simple to make!

DIY Sequin Sweater from Say Yes to Hoboken

Just because you’re staying in doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dress cute! Enter this sequined heart sweater from Say Yes to Hoboken. It’s perfect for going from the comfort of your couch to going out at night.

Needle Felted Blanket from a Beautiful Mess

Have you ever tried needle felting before? With results like the Swiss Cross Blanket from A Beautiful Mess, it’s hard not to want to give it a try! It’s also supposed to be pretty easy which is always a perk!

Slipper Boots from Drawings Under the Table

Slip on these DIY slippers from Drawings from Under the Table and feel your toes fall into blissful warmth and comfort.

So which DIY are you dying  to try on this blistering winter weekend?

Cold Weather Comforts

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The last few days have been painfully cold on the East, and the terrible road conditions make for a perfect weekend to be a homebody. For the next two days we’re basking in the warmth of our cozy comforts: socks, sweaters, blankets. What’s so wonderful about being stuck inside during a weekend? We’re glad you asked.

Long Socks and Celestial Pajamas

Cozy Wool Socks and Blanket

Wool Socks with Red Band

On a chilly winter day a pair of wool socks become your two best friends to keep your toes warm wherever you go.

White Bedding with Coffee

Tea and Slippers

Wool Moose Print Blanket

Nothing like a thick blanket to keep chills at bay! These lazy weekends are great for staying in bed and keeping cozy.

Cozy Warm Candles

Pile of Gray Sweaters

Lounging in chunky sweaters, flannel pajamas and warm fuzzy slippers doesn’t sound like a bad night.

Lavender Hot Chocolate

And let’s not even get started on the warm beverage front. So grab your favorite blanket, invite your cat or dog on the couch “just this once”, and stream Orange Is the New Black on Netflix because while the forecast outside is cold, you’ll be doing just fine inside.

Flattering Flats DIY Roundup

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Flat are a great shoe for those days when your toes don’t want to go through the agony of wearing heels, but sometimes they can fall a little flat when it comes to style. Turn your basic flat into a fashion staple with these easy DIYs!

Sharpie Flats from Jenn Camling BlogJenn Camling if you’re telling us all we need to upgrade our flats is a Sharpie marker, we’re telling you that we’re on board and making these today.

Gold-Tipped Flats from Brit.coYou’ve probably seen these cute gold-tipped shoes before. Here’s an easy way to recreate the look with whatever pair of flats you choose!

Miu Miu Smoking Slippers from Oh My VogueThe Miu Miu smoking slippers which inspired this style are all sold out, but luckily there’s a DIY solution! Grab some embellishments, a paint marker, some rhinestones, and you are good to go!

M&J Trimming Magenta Flats

This summer we created these adorable flats featuring these Bugle Beaded Appliques! They’re a great way to add a pop of color to any outfit!

My Little Secrets Embellished Velvet Flats

These flats have everything we love from beads to sequins! They’re so perfect they should be part of the M&J uniform. We’d wear these every day!

Flats don’t have to be boring and basic, especially when you DIY them! Which of these options is on YOUR weekend DIY agenda?