DIY: Spiked Sweater

Original Post: January 16th, 2013 I was scrolling through Instagram the other day and I saw one of the cutest sweaters on someone’s fashion account. It was a simple sweater but what made it stand out was the shoulder embellishment. There were spikes on the shoulder, which brought a new flare to a basic top.Continue reading “DIY: Spiked Sweater”

DIY: Baubled Beanie

Original Blog post: December 15th, 2013 Last week I was doing my usual perusing on Pinterest when this gorgeous designer beanie popped up on my screen. It was a simple beanie but it was adorned in crystals creating a unique head ornament. I clicked on the link to the hat to possibly purchase the item.Continue reading “DIY: Baubled Beanie”

DIY No sew: Swank Sweatshirt

Original post date: October 28th, 2013 This Fall, elaborate and ornate sweatshirts are trending. Whether its bedazzled or there is huge embroidered kitty on the front, a sweatshirt can make your outfit. This type of clothing, that used to be reserved for a super casual relaxed looked has now been jazzed up so that itContinue reading “DIY No sew: Swank Sweatshirt”

DIY and OOTD: INDEPENDENT Day

I’m still celebrating this wonderful 4th of July weekend. These past two days have been full of favor and fabulousness. My cousin came to visit me and we both definitely had a blast celebrating our independence in the streets of Los Angeles. We ate tacos and drank margaritas, went to brunch, went shopping and viewedContinue reading “DIY and OOTD: INDEPENDENT Day”

DIY and OOTD: Easter Sunday 2021

Here we are in our second annual quarantine Resurrection Sunday. Last year I honestly kept my pajamas on and enjoyed virtual service from the comfort of my couch. Although this year again I will still not able to attend church services in person, I decided to at least dress up. I bought this gingham jumpsuitContinue reading “DIY and OOTD: Easter Sunday 2021”

DIY: Faux Floral Arrangement

I love being surrounded by flowers. Whether I’m inside or outside, the array of colors and depth that flowers display always brings me a smile. A few years ago I was looking for a cute little floral arrangement for my Paris room. I wanted a variety of different pinks to contrast my almost completely blackContinue reading “DIY: Faux Floral Arrangement”

DIY: Denim Fringe Jacket

Materials  Denim Jacket  2 yards of fringe (length of your choice)  Scissors Measuring tape Straight pins Sewing machine Heavy Thread (Denim, Upholstery, of Coats fabric)  Seem ripper E6000 glue Fabric trim (optional)  Assortment of iron-on/sew on patches (optional)  Instructions Take your denim jacket and measure the length of your arm sleeve. Using your seem ripper,Continue reading “DIY: Denim Fringe Jacket”

Dresser Upgrade

Dresser Upgrade Materials 3, Spray paint colors of your choice 1, clear gloss sealant spray  1, drop cloth Medium grade sand paper Microfiber cloth Screwdriver 2, ¼”  wood dowels Wood glue Spakling Tape measure  Pencil Painter’s tape (the blue kind)  Packing paper Drawer knobs Instructions 1. Clean off all dirt and debris from your dresser.Continue reading “Dresser Upgrade”

Travel Shadow Boxes

Materials Shadow Box Map Colored paper Computer and printer Pencil Scissors Elmer’s glue Glue stick Ruler Stick pins Travel memorabilia Instructions Remove any stickers and price tags from you shadow box and clean glass. Open shadow box, using your ruler measure inside of shadow box where you will be placing your map. Lay out yourContinue reading “Travel Shadow Boxes”