Blogger Challenge: Studs and Pearls

Studs and Pearls is a DIY fashion blog owned by Kirsten Nunez. As a New Yorker and longtime lover of crafting, she's inspired by everything from music to food to nature. She is currently working on publishing her first DIY fashion book. Chunky Chain Necklace and Rhinestone Hair Tie Contrary to what most people may … Continue reading Blogger Challenge: Studs and Pearls

Introducing Our M&J Blogger Challenge Participants!

We are very glad to announce our Third Annual M&J Blogger Challenge! We will be posting each blogger's DIY posts throughout the week...Stay tuned and enjoy! Carly J. Cais has been a DIY'er from the moment she strung macaroni on yarn to make necklaces at age 3. Completely self-taught, she produced a short-lived clothing and … Continue reading Introducing Our M&J Blogger Challenge Participants!

Blogger Highlight: Studs and Pearls

This week those of us at M&J are officially having a floral phenomenon. Our obsession with the floral print trend has gone to an extreme now that Spring is upon us.  Apparently we are not the only ones crazed by this trend since we stumbled across this great D.I.Y Painted Floral Purse courtesy of studs and pearls. … Continue reading Blogger Highlight: Studs and Pearls

Blogger Highlight: Studs and Pearls

No matter what craziness erupts in the DIY world, we know we can always fall back on Kirsten from Studs and Pearls for great DIY projects. The New Yorker constantly inspires us with her original tutorials, adorable jewelry, and edgy clothing. Her site is definitely one of our daily reads, and of course we love … Continue reading Blogger Highlight: Studs and Pearls

Top 5 Blogger Collar DIYs

Collars have been trending for quite some time now, so naturally they have been popping up on all of our favorite DIY blogs. Whether they are sequined, spraypainted, or starred, we're really digging all of the different versions. Here's a list of our top 5 - which one is your favorite? 1. DIY Louis Vuitton … Continue reading Top 5 Blogger Collar DIYs

Top 5 Blogger Ring DIYs

Rings are always super simple to DIY, so we're constantly scouting for the best blogger tutorials. We've rounded up a list of our top 5 - check them out! 1. Delicate Gold Chain Rings by A Pair & A Spare 2. Pamela Love Arrowhead Ring by Chic Steals 3. Ball and Chain Stackable Rings by … Continue reading Top 5 Blogger Ring DIYs

DIY Thread Wrapped Love Necklace

Supplies: - Craft wire (I used 24 gauge) - Embroidery thread, one skein - Scissors - Round nosed jewelry pliers - Chain (length is up to you) - Clear nail polish (you'll use this in more than one way!) - Jump rings and jewelry clasp (optional) - Charm or tassel (optional, not shown) - Ruler … Continue reading DIY Thread Wrapped Love Necklace

Blogger of the Month, September!

By Blerona I know we've missed a couple of month's after May, but luckly we had Five amazing bloggers for our M&J Challenge 2 to keep your creative juices flowing for the summer. And I'm happy to say that we are back in action. Our New Favorite blogger for September is Arianna from Runway DIY! … Continue reading Blogger of the Month, September!

Studs and Pearls Blogger of the Month – May!

I had so much fun creating these projects with the surprise box that M&J Trimming sent me. There's a lot of variety within these 6 projects, so I hope you're inspired to try out at least one of them! Enjoy, and Happy DIY'ing! _____________________ Project 1: Multi-Finger ring Multi-finger rings have been spotted everywhere lately. … Continue reading Studs and Pearls Blogger of the Month – May!

Our Favorite Blogger of the Month, MAY!

By Blerona It’s that time again, when we pick our favorite blogger of the MONTH! Our pick for May is the very talented, Kirsten ! Kirsten Nunez is a New Yorker with an unending love for anything handmade. Founder of the DIY fashion blog Studs and Pearls, her style is equal parts edgy and classy. If she's not … Continue reading Our Favorite Blogger of the Month, MAY!