The Perfect Spring Accent

By: Goldie It is finally March and I am very excited.  The thought of shedding the many layers worn to keep warm through yet another rough New York winter has got me doing cartwheels.  But, we can’t pack up the sweaters and plush fabrics just yet, the cooler days still linger.  However, there is no … Continue reading The Perfect Spring Accent

Create Your Own Charmed Bracelet

By Goldie I would like to share with you an idea so you can create your own charmed bracelet using buttons as your charms. I used: 1 button of each style number 27854,  24361, 31325,  23619, 21707, 21815, 21906, 21688, 28916, ¼ a yard of gold metal chain 91700299 Stretch magic elastic 1 clasp and 2 … Continue reading Create Your Own Charmed Bracelet

Lace and Chain Necklace

By Goldie Spring is just around the corner, so it is time to switch our focus from cumbersome looks to more ethereal choices.  Delicate lace in alabaster tones were seen all over the Spring/Summer 2010 catwalks.   I would like to share with you an idea I have designed to help you acquire this look using chains … Continue reading Lace and Chain Necklace

Embellish Your Clothes Using Rhinestones

By Goldie There are many simple ways to add some fun and color to your clothes. Whether being something you already own or a new purchase you want to spruce up. I would like to share with you a quick way too embellish your clothing using rhinestones and a rhinestone setting. I choose to embellish … Continue reading Embellish Your Clothes Using Rhinestones

Fashion Flat Sketchpad

By: Roseann Fashion illustrations are the guts to any designer's portfolio, but more important are flat sketches.  While I was in school we spent semester after semester learning to render beautiful elongated figures in draped georgette and unfortunately not enough time creating flats.  A flat sketch is a detailed illustration of your design in actual … Continue reading Fashion Flat Sketchpad

Remodel Your Lamp

By Goldie Here is another way to add your own personal touch and style to your home from what you already own. I would like to share with you two quick and easy ways to remodel your lamp. I used: 1/2 yard of feather trim  Style #934-2794 (1800.9.Mjtrim) 1/2 yard of  president's braid Style#10054(1800.9.Mjtrim) 1/2 yard of … Continue reading Remodel Your Lamp

Recreate Your Pillows

By Goldie Seeing the results of your creative work in your home can be very satisfying. You can add your own personal style  to just about anything; I would like to share with you two simple ideas you can use to recreate your own pillows by which you can express your own personal style. You can … Continue reading Recreate Your Pillows

Fabricate Your Own Leather and Spike Cuff

by Goldie I would like to share with you a quick and simple way to create your own edgy cuff. I used two of my favorite items to create this cuff, leather and nail heads. I used: ¼  yard of 81503 Gun Metal/ Ivory (to order please call 1-800-9-mjtrim) one package of Spike Nailheads Sew … Continue reading Fabricate Your Own Leather and Spike Cuff

Decorate Your Own Napkin Holders

By Goldie Here is a way to give your table décor the perfect final touch. Although you can make napkin holders out of just about anything, I would like to share with you some ideas I have created. Material I used: 1 Rhinestone Applique Style# 41991  1 Frog Motif  Style # 881200299  1 Peacock Eye … Continue reading Decorate Your Own Napkin Holders

Adorn Your Own Shoes

By Goldie I would like to share with you a quick way to adorn a pair of shoes with Sequin Rosebuds.  This project can be used to spruce up an old pair or class up a recent purchase. Directions: Start by choosing which trim you would like to use, M&J has a plethera of colors … Continue reading Adorn Your Own Shoes