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Fabric yarn tinsel trim cum necklace

When I was up in Edinburgh for the Makers & Friends pop-up, it was a (fun!) challenge to decorate a store located in a city which I was visiting (no access to most of my tools and materials). One thing I did have was fabric yarn, and since it was Christmas, I started using it… Read more »

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Oscar de la Renta faux pearl earring DIY

I love pearls but they can be hard to wear. If you don’t look super youthful, they can make you look like your Grandmother! (I have a short neck, and square face, so the classic pearl necklace is a big NO for me!) However, they are a great way to dress up your look- I… Read more »

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21 Anthropologie DIYs

Anthropologie is 1 of the hottest brands out there, beloved by all DIY-ers such as myself for being an amazing source of inspiration ๐Ÿ™‚   Here are some of my favourite Anthro-inspired hacks ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll be trying some of them this weekend- let me know if you have a fave from this list!!!   Glissade… Read more »

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Feathers & tassels earring DIY

Today, I’ve got a favour to ask of everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ If you enjoy reading my blog and checking out what I make, please do subscribe so you won’t miss any of my DIYs ๐Ÿ™‚ (I’m trying to build my subscriber base hence being thick skinned!) I promise not to spam everyone!! You won’t hear from… Read more »

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No tools, leftover yarn necklace DIY

I have a confession. I wasn’t sure whether or not this DIY was good enough to share, so I left it on the back burner for a couple of months. If you’re a blogger yourself, how often do you scrap projects? I think what a lot of people don’t realise isย how much work is behind… Read more »

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How to make your own no sew boho bag

Do you dress the way you feel? All my life, I’d always been rather bohemian. My childhood was filled with lace flared pants, embroidered knapsacks, fringe boots… you name it! Looking back, I think I was rather fashion forward in the style stakes. Then came my “fat years.” I had problems at home, comfort ate,… Read more »

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Anthropologie Herkimer Matchstick earrings DIY

Are you tired of Anthropologie yet? If you are, leave me a comment as to what other brands you’d like to see on the blog! ๐Ÿ™‚   You know how some pieces look better worn than on your earring stand? Well this pair of earrings is definitely one of them!   What you need Gold… Read more »

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Balenciaga earrings DIY

My first thought on seeing these Balenciaga earrings (on Pinterest, where else?) was: OMG so totally DIY-able!! They’ll just take a minute to make! Well, they ended up taking me 4 months ๐Ÿ˜› Not because they’re difficult, but because I don’t usually work with fabric and didn’t have any in store!   What you need… Read more »

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How to make fake embroidered patches

Have you ever bought a pair of shoes that you don’t wear? My childhood trauma of never being able to buy shoes back home- I had huge feet that they didn’t stock sizes for (and had to shop overseas)- is making me overcompensate byย being a total shoe fiend now. I have an entire cupboard of… Read more »