Summer to Fall Transitional Fashion

When it comes to transitioning from summer style to fall fashion, the change doesn't always have to involve buying an entirely new wardrobe! You can keep key summer pieces, and transform them into fabulous fall outfits. How? Strategic layering. Don't throw your shorts to the depths of your closet just yet! Pair them with a … Continue reading Summer to Fall Transitional Fashion

Style Apps

Are you a fashionista on the go? If your iphone is an extension of yourself, you probably use your phone for activities outside of just calling. Phones are great for communicating and all, but what about getting the latest news, talking to friends through social media, or even buying the perfect pair of shoes? There's … Continue reading Style Apps

Not Your Average Knot

With all of our talk about nautical style lately, we want to take a moment to send a shout-out to one of our favorite nautical elements: knots! There's something so rustic and cool about an intricate knot, not to mention that it's also surprisingly artistic. We often think of knots as a way to secure our … Continue reading Not Your Average Knot

Just About Jute

Come spring and summer we see jute popping up everywhere! In fashion and home decor it adds the perfect earthy touch. But what do we really know about this fiber that makes a resurgence every season? There's a reason why this material is so earthy and natural. It's a vegetable fiber! The strong fibrous strings of … Continue reading Just About Jute

5 Ways to Stay Creative

Every DIYer has faced a creative block at one point or another. It's natural! Sometimes you just run out of ideas, and don't know how to proceed. There are ways to boost your creativity though! Peruse Pinterest or really any other website with a lot of images. You may get an idea of what you'd like … Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Creative

DIY Tips and Tricks: Jewelry

Jewelry-making is a popular way to DIY right now because the projects are usually quick, easy, and the results are stunning. There's also the added bonus of having a completely custom piece that will have all of your friends asking where you got it! While making jewelry is usually a simple affair, there are a … Continue reading DIY Tips and Tricks: Jewelry

Applying Appliques

One of the most asked questions we get in the store is how to apply appliques. When it comes to appliques, there are a couple of ways to apply them seamlessly. Here are some of the most common: An applique like the Bullion Crest above is best affixed with glue. It is too thick to be … Continue reading Applying Appliques

DIY Fashion Emergency Fixes

Fashion week is well underway, and the air in New York City is vibrating with excitement. The latest trends are on display, and the most fashion-forward are strutting their stuff on the runways and sidewalks of Lincoln Center. While we all try to look our best in case a fashion photographer decides to snap a … Continue reading DIY Fashion Emergency Fixes

Great DIY Reads

Whether you're an avid crafter who needs new ideas or an avid bookworm looking to get your DIY on, we've got the book for you! Check out some of our favorite DIY books, and be sure to leave your favorite crafty reads below! The Bust DIY Guide to Life by Laurie Henzel and Debbie Stoller is the … Continue reading Great DIY Reads

How to Avoid DIY Disasters

You see something on Pinterest, you venture to get supplies, and next thing you know your hands are dyed blue, you've put out a small fire, and you have successfully Gem-tac'd and feathered yourself. The DIY Disaster. We've all been there! Sometimes DIYs can get a little out of hand, and we're here to help. … Continue reading How to Avoid DIY Disasters