Lace is one of those embellishments that never really goes away. (Sometimes it takes a leave of absence, but then it comes back, refreshed and better than ever.) Although lace appliques have been around for hundreds of years, designers can still find fresh new ways to use them. This season there are some great examples [...]
Since I last posted about fringe, its popularity has only grown. You can find it on tops, shoes, bags, purses, skirts, and even swimsuits. The summer season is mostly to blame, but it probably didn’t hurt that Kate Moss included a couple of fringed pieces in her collection for Topshop. [...]
Happy Friday! This week I decided that I could use some art in my walk-in closet, and when I saw this quote from Coco Chanel, I knew it would be perfect. I bought this frame at a thrift store and revamped it with a coat of copper paint, and voila, new art!
I wasn’t sure whether to call this color-blocking, paint-dipping, or dip-dyeing, but whatever you call it, I’m intrigued by two-tone furniture. It’s by no means a new trend, but it’s a great way to freshen up plain furniture, and I’m thinking of giving it a try. Here are some helpful instructions for [...]
When I was packing up my craft supplies for moving last month, I noticed that I had a lot of jewelry fragments in my stash. I had lots of broken necklaces, bracelets, and pieces of chain left over from previous projects, so I decided to restyle them into a mixed chain bracelet. Since you won’t [...]
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