May 19th, 2011

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Weekend DIY – Painted American Apparel Clutch #2!

What I made this weekend… (inspired by Goyard, and the amazing blog Atlantic-Pacific) And a close-up Thank you to Atlantic-Pacific for the inspiration!

May 19th, 2011

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DIY-spiration: Tassel Necklace by Citrine by the Stones

Grab a few handfuls of neutral colored embroidery floss, some wide-link chain, some beachy/bohemian shell/coin beads, metal caps and a pair of scissors.  Spend a half an hour or so, and you’ll have this beauty.  (Or you could spend $375 at ShopBop – which I can’t say I’m against, but View FUll Post

May 19th, 2011

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An Ode to Zoya…

I discovered Zoya Nail Polish ages ago when they were doing a special Facebook promotion (they gave three bottles away to all of their Facebook fans.)  At the time, I was working as the brand manager for Sally Hansen and incredibly brand loyal.  I’d even bring my Sally Hansen (Complete View FUll Post

May 18th, 2011

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DIY-spiration from Ether-Ore

I stumbled upon this site today via Daily Candy and am now dying to make (or attempt to make) pretty much everything on the site.  This one’s my favorite.  I’ve got a pile of pyrite beads sitting at home, just waiting to be DIY’d into a bracelet like this… (and View FUll Post

May 17th, 2011

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DIY-spiration from Venessa Arizaga

Just stumbled upon this necklace from Venessa Arizaga and think it would be pretty easy & fun to make…  It sells for $360 on net-a-porter, but I’d estimate the materials from a craft store ringing in at about $15-20.   And a close-up.  What do you think?  Simple, elegant, and View FUll Post