Yarn Bombing

We love to beautify our lives with home decor and fashion DIYs, but what about a DIY that beautifies the world? If you haven't heard of yarn-bombing, it's the practice of covering unexpected places, spaces and things in colorful yarn! Said to have been established in Texas as a way for knitters to get rid … Continue reading Yarn Bombing

DIYing in the Great Outdoors

After a particularly chilly and snowy winter, there is no  better time to head outside and enjoy the great outdoors than now. We're at a pivotal point in spring when summer is just around the corner, and the possibility of adventures is just outside of our doorsteps! But what about our DIYs? How do we … Continue reading DIYing in the Great Outdoors

Great Guides for DIY Beginners

When it comes to making your own crafts, fashions or decor, the hardest part is figuring out where to start. If you've never ventured into the world of DIY, it can be a little daunting at first. Don't let it deter you because at the end of the day all of your hard work will … Continue reading Great Guides for DIY Beginners

Winter Headband DIY Roundup

Headbands are the perfect cold weather solution for those who want to keep their hair on display, or find fumbling around with hats to be frustrating. Here are some ways to make them yourself! Delia Creates shows you how to make the headband above, and has a ton of other adorable alterations like bows and roses. … Continue reading Winter Headband DIY Roundup

M&J’s DIY Costumes on Martha Stewart Show

M&J Trimming's was recently featured on NBC's Martha Stewart Show on October 9th.  Kristin along with Martha embellished some hoodie's and created some fun crafty costumes.  Besides having to be careful about the candies on Halloween, parents also have to worry about the health of their children.  Especially since Halloween night is usually a little … Continue reading M&J’s DIY Costumes on Martha Stewart Show

Crochet Appliques

By Dara Let's admit it, the popularity of crochet has been around for decades and it's only growing everyday.  Since Fall is just around the corner, I've been seeing more and more women doing some crochet work on the bus, subway and even during their lunch break.  I do a little crochet work also.  Mostly … Continue reading Crochet Appliques

Lace Sheet Trim

By Eleah   Got boring sheets? Tired of plain old cotton sheets?  Me too.  But there is a solution to mundane nights.  Ladies and gentlemen...lace never dies.  Trimming your bed-sheets with lace does not have to mean transforming your sleeping quarters to grandma's doily collection.  Lace comes in so many different patterns and designs that … Continue reading Lace Sheet Trim

Creativity Mixed In A Blender

By Dara   With hundreds of people visiting M&J Trimming in NYC everyday, you can image how busy the store is. Every person who walks into the store has a mind for creations of his or her own. Customers storm the store with amazing ideas on using M&J’s products. It’s great to know that our … Continue reading Creativity Mixed In A Blender