January 4th, 2011


Necklace Nook

As you might imagine from reading my blog, (being both a shopaholic and a DIY-addict,) I’ve got quite an abundance of necklaces.  The other day, I had the idea to hang them up in a corner of my closet wall in scattered rows. I see it as I walk in View FUll Post

January 3rd, 2011


because Coco says it best.

January 3rd, 2011


Obsession of the Day – Beautiful Morse Code Necklaces from COATT

My sister sent me the link to these necklaces and I immediately became obsessed.  Rebecca Coogan Scharlatt (the genius behind COATT’s jewelry) has developed these gorgeous “Morse Code” necklaces.  They range between $36-$56 (more for gold-filled,) and you can get choose from mantras such as “lover,” “friend,” “peace,” or for View FUll Post

January 2nd, 2011


Sunday Crafts – DIY Monogrammed Nautical Stripe Bag

One of my “blog resolutions” for 2011 was to start a weekly Arts & Crafts column here on Stripes & Sequins.  My first project will be these fun monogrammed striped tote bags.  This project is both extremely easy and satisfying… making this the perfect first project. I opted to make View FUll Post

January 1st, 2011


New Years Eve

Happy New Year, Everyone!!! We had a wonderful NYE – a party at my boyfriend’s apartment.  I wore the feather skirt pictured below.  I made it using the directions on P.S. I Made This…  with a few modifications (I used an old pencil skirt and cut it… and I reinforced View FUll Post