Blogger Challenge: thanks, I made it

Erin Pruckno lives in Washington, DC, where she teaches by day and crafts by night. Her site, Thanks, I Made It, is a DIY style blog for encouraging creativity, sharing inspiration, and enjoying being able to say, "Thanks, I made it!" There you'll find do-it-yourself projects that range from the super simple to more complex, while … Continue reading Blogger Challenge: thanks, I made it

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!

DIY Hair Elastics

We're back with another DIY, brought to us by the awesome Erin of Thanks, I Made It. Keep reading to see how to make some fun hair elastics, and stop by Thanks, I Made It to see more of Erin's original DIYs! With the season's heat and humidity, a hair elastic is an absolute summer … Continue reading DIY Hair Elastics

Top DIYs for Spring

We love looking at bloggers for inspiration. We’re often in awe by the amount of talent and dedication of the DIY Blogger community. Many DIY Bloggers are influenced by runway trends, street style looks or materials at local stores. Using these ideas, they create pieces that replicate store bought items. Rather than keeping these gems … Continue reading Top DIYs for Spring

DIY Camera Strap by Thanks, I Made It

We teamed up with Erin of Thanks, I Made It for another original DIY. Keep reading to see the tutorial for Erin's adorable camera strap! I recently purchased a great new camera that, while compact, deserves a great camera strap to match. I was inspired by one of M&J's original DIYs, the studded neon leather … Continue reading DIY Camera Strap by Thanks, I Made It

DIY Crochet Inset Dress by Thanks, I Made It

One of our favorite DIY bloggers, Erin of Thanks I Made It recently created this awesome crochet insert maxi dress and we just had to share. Keep reading to see her tutorial! Hey friends! I hope you all had a great weekend. For the first time this summer, I'm upstate in the Adirondacks, my home … Continue reading DIY Crochet Inset Dress by Thanks, I Made It

DIY Neon Rope Belt by Thanks, I Made It

We enlisted the help of Erin of Thanks, I Made It to create another cool DIY project for us. Keep reading to find out how she made this awesome neon rope belt! I love accessories and clothes that are trend multi-taskers, and this belt definitely ticks off a few summer trends. Neon? Check. Nautical? Check. … Continue reading DIY Neon Rope Belt by Thanks, I Made It

DIY Bracelet by Thanks, I Made It

This bracelet is essence of summer: natural materials, a bit of sparkle, and a fresh mint color come together for some arm candy that's sure to be a new favorite. Keep reading for how it's made. Tools and Materials: 25mm herringbone trim, in mint 36mm jute braid 1/8" rhinestone trim (1/2 yard) Embroidery thread in Aqua … Continue reading DIY Bracelet by Thanks, I Made It

DIY Fringe Earrings & Necklace

This faux-leather fringe comes in gorgeous shade of bright pink that is perfect for summer accessories. Check out the different ways you can use a yard to make fun fringed jewelry. Tools and Materials for Earrings: Faux-leather fringe Ribbon crimps Jump rings Earring hooks Cut a piece of trim about an inch long. Place trim … Continue reading DIY Fringe Earrings & Necklace

Blogger Interview: Thanks, I Made It

If you haven't stopped by Thanks, I Made It yet, you definitely need to update your blogroll. Erin, the lovely DIYer behind the blog, constantly wows us with her inspiration posts and creative projects. Our personal favorite is this DIY necklace,which she created with trim from M&J Trimming. We chatted with Erin about her blog, her … Continue reading Blogger Interview: Thanks, I Made It