Tuesday, April 19, 2011

getting crafty with it

A couple of weekends ago, I was in a crafty mood, so I did a couple of DIY projects.

1. The t-shirt scarf in the middle I made through the tutorial on Made This/Love This.  If you haven't joined yet, it is really easy to do so and I'm looking forward to doing more DIY projects alongside other people.  This one only took about 15 minutes to make and the result is a very cute accessory!

2. I got the idea for this little ring from Jamie of Blog Redhead.  Also, very simple to make- take a cute button and glue it to the top of a ring band and voilà, you've made yourself a ring!  This ring band came from a ring I bought where the top fell off, but I saved the band.  The button came from my collection of buttons that I store in the tin boxes (on the left) that I decorated myself.  Easy peasy way to make a unique ring!

Also, here's an outfit I wore when we were going through a cold spell a couple of weeks ago:

sweater- thrifted, tights and skirt- forever 21, boots- Wanted

Looking at the ring again, I wish I had made it sooner because it would have looked really cute with this outfit! Oh well, next time! =)

Tell me: Would you try one of these two projects?  Share with me anything you've made recently (food, clothes, jewelry, anything)!

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At June 14, 2011 at 5:11 PM , Anonymous Kristen said...

Love the floral skirt!!!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Aquí said...

Love the scarf you made! definitely going to try it :)

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Raissa_meireles said...

Would love to try some DIY projects if I wasn't so lazy!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous samalamode said...

i love DIY projects! so thanks for the link! and good job!!

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Monique said...

Love the bright nails and that outfit is adorable. I love the floral skirt

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Nekiah said...

I love this outfit. That skirt is super cute!! You have the greatest DIYs!!! Kiah

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Gertrude said...

That ring is so cute! Honestly I don't think that I have ever done a DIY, but I'm planning to sew a skirt soon :) xo

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Casee Marie said...

I've always admired DIYs but I don't do them often. Someday I'll find the time! The other day on a whim I clipped a big brooch onto a plain ring band; sort of an instant statement ring! I have a bunch of brooches that belonged to my great-grandmother so it was a fun way to use them. (:

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Chelsea said...

I love that oatmealy sweater!


At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Courtney Thomas said...

I love that ring idea - and it sounds easy enough for even me to do. On another note, your off-white sweater in the outfit shots is soooo pretty!

xoxo ~ Courtney

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Krystal said...

I LOOOVE your outfit here!! and that necklace! I want to try that but maybe adding some chains in

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Laura said...

that scarf is so cute and light! and the button ring idea is genius! p.s. serious lol-ing occurred when i got your gettin jiggy with it reference haha

At June 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM , Anonymous Rosanna Rocha said...

i've heard of the tee scarf! I've been wanting to try it out (i'm too busy to do it just now), and that is a very cute idea for a ring and so simple. I have tons of old ring from my mom's hideous 1980's blazers (so basically BIG and bronze looking buttons) that I would love to do this with...I wonder if that would work?


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