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How to Create a Colorful Studded Clutch

We’re all about studs here at Brit HQ. We love putting them on sneakers, sandals, bracelets, and, even, barrettes! They’re a quick and stylish way to add a bit of edge to just about anything, including a coin purse, clutch, or wallet. Today, we’ll show you how to make your own colorful studs and …

Nails to DIY for: 20 Trendy Tutorials

Guess what? Crazy colorful nails are here to stay. Whether you love a simple glittery ombre or a bright neon tribal pattern, it’s time to try your hand at some DIY nail art. To get you started, we’ve rounded up 20 trendy tutorials that… nail it!<p>Be sure to head to the comments below to let us know …

No Sew Clutch Wallet | DIY

It is no secret I love a good do-it-yourself project that involves power tools or a sewing machine. Most of the projects on Always Rooney are a bit …

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DIY: No-Sew Fringe Scarf

A piece of fabric and a ball of yarn is all you need to make your own stylish fringed scarf! Bonus points: no sewing involved (high five to my fellow …

DIY the Most Versatile Necklace Ever – Wear It 3 Ways! | Hello Glow

As a busy mom, I’m all about multitasking. So if I can find (or DIY) an accessory that can be worn several different ways, then I’m all over it. …

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40 Gorgeous DIY Necklaces

You know we love us a good statement necklace around here, and we can’t help but look at every new material that comes into the office as potential for another cool and unusual piece of jewelry. We’re constantly on the hunt for new, creative, and crazy ways to up your style game.<p>We always come back …

15 Easy Ways to Turn T-Shirts into Jewelry

You know we’ve got a weakness for repurposing just about anything. Today’s foray into style hackery comes in the form of t-shirts! With help from a bit of copper tubing, a few brass rings, and our trusty needle nose pliers, see how we turned 3 t-shirts into 15 pieces of jewelry, perfect for …

How to Make a Chic Weekend Tote

It’s totally totes week here at Brit HQ, and today we’re serving up an easy way to customize the quintessential canvas totes using nothing but fabric paint and gold studs. It’s the perfect bag for a last minute weekend getaway or Sunday picnic.<p><b>Materials:</b> – canvas tote<p>– fabric paint (navy, magenta, …

5 Ways to Stencil and Style Your Leggings

Leggings are a must for spring, especially in SF. It’s almost the right season for wearing all those adorable cutoffs and summer mini skirts, but you’ve gotta pack a pair of leggings in your bag for those chilly nights. Well, who says leggings need to be boring and basic? Here are 5 ways to amp ’em …

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We Totes Rounded Up 40 Awesome DIY Totes!

Guess what time it is? Totes o’clock! This week we’re kicking off a series on totes and all the creative and clever ways you can make them, trick them out, and style them. But first, presenting 40 of our favorite tote tutorials from all over the web.<p>1. Painted Heart Tote: We love this combination …

12 Creative Ways to Repurpose Newspaper

DIYers have been crafting, making, and hacking with newspaper since the beginning of newspaper’s existence. For our take on creatively repurposing newspaper, we turn to bright colors, decor for the home, and, of course, a few goodies we can wear.<p><b>Materials:</b>– newspaper<p>– brightly colored card stock<p>– …

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How to Create Gorgeous Patterned Scarves in 15 Minutes

Spring is almost here but it’s still a little chilly outside. What better accessory is there than a scarf to get you through these in between months? With that in mind, we decided to create some seriously chic and easy to DIY Ombre-Dyed Scarves using just 4 supplies.<p>The stars of this project are …

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DIY Gold-Tipped Ballet Flats

What good is going green without a little bit of gold? Create a wearable pot of gold by sprucing up boring ballet flats with a little help from your trusty can of gold spray paint.<p><b>Materials:</b>– ballet flats<p>– painter’s tape<p>– gold spray paint<p>– plastic bags<p>If your flats have a bow or anything else …

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DIY Headbands in Less than 5 Minutes

Got a few elastics, some excess ribbon or trim, and 5 minutes? Then you’ll definitely want to up your style game with this super simple hack: the DIY headband!<p><b>Materials:</b> – assorted trim + ribbon<p>– needle and thread<p>– thick hair elastics<p>We used an assortment of trim we had in our craft closet. Any …

25 Unusual Ways To Repurpose Your Jeans

An old pair of jeans is either distressed to perfection and fits like a glove, or simply last season’s news. When you come across the latter, resist the urge to add to your cut off collection and instead, transform this durable and versatile fabric into something totally wow-worthy. From unique …

Simple Leather Bag | Between The Lines

<b>Simple Leather Bag</b> | <i>Between The Lines</i><p>I am very picky when it comes to bags. All I want is something plain and simple, yet designers seem to want to add chain, tassles, zips, studs, and any other kind of trim they can think of to purses. That’s why I love this bag. It is as super simple as you can get, is sturdy and I can make it big enough to fit my magazines!

Tutorial: 30-minute tube skirt

Ashley from Make It and Love It shows how to make a simple stretch knit tube skirt. It has a wide (2″) elastic waistband that’s enclosed in a casing. …

40 DIY Leather Projects We Love

Leather isn’t just for biker gangs or pop stars anymore! Once you learn how to work with it, it’s a great way to add a bit of edge to your wardrobe or home and a great way to roughen up some of the more girly elements of your decor. If you’re not into the whole leather thing, but love the look, a …

DIY Rubber Stamps in Just 15 Minutes

Ever made your own rubber stamp? We’re here to show you that it is way, way easier than it looks! Just a few weeks ago, we shared all sorts of tips on gift wrap using DIY rubber stamps, but today we’re taking inspiration from our favorite furry four-legged friends and creating custom paw print …

20 DIY Winter Accessories to Keep You Warm and Stylish

With a cold front sweeping across the country, it’s time to start thinking about how to stay warm this winter! The thing we love most about winter is being able to break out snuggly accessories like winter hats, fuzzy slippers, scarves, and knit gloves. Here are 20 accessories you can cozy up with, …

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DIY Leather Pouch

8 Comments<p>What do you give to someone who already has everything? A DIY leather pouch made just by you for all of their little somethings.<p>I'll teach …

Aww! Sharpie Scripted Pillowcases

Scribbling a love note on you and your boo’s pillowcases with Sharpie is a foolproof way to guarantee sweet dreams. Amp up your bedroom with this DIY for Valentine’s Day.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>white cotton or jersey pillowcases<br>• sharpie made for fabric<br>• favorite poem (optional)<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out …

How to Make Your Own Flirty Striped Skirt for Valentine’s Day

First, you start of with a spiffy striped bed sheet (yep, a bed sheet!). Then, you’re only an afternoon’s worth of work away from sewing a flirty skirt that you can wear on a casual Valentine’s Day date or on practically any Spring day.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>outer layer (I used a vintage striped …

15 Simple DIYs to Repurpose Those Old Stacks of Magazines

I don’t know about you, but I hate throwing away old magazines. I love to have the ability to look back at spreads for inspiration. However, they start piling up and take up a great deal of space. We’ve found 15 great repurposing DIY projects for all those magazines that are getting dusty. So go …

We Heart Nail Art: 20 Valentine’s Day Manis to Fall For

Regardless <i>how</i> hot your little red dress is for Valentine’s Day, you just can’t nail the picture-perfect look without a killer mani. I mean, can you think of another major holiday that revolves so much around hand holding? So prime your digits by busting out your fave pink and red hues and brace …

Are Grommets the New Studs? We Tried It

We read a few weeks back that grommets are the new studs, and whenever there’s a style declaration that dramatic, <i>that bold</i>, we just have to try it out for ourselves. We did, and we absolutely loved the results: what struck us was that while equally as edgy, the circular metal eyelets are much more …

Zipper Book Clutch | See Kate Sew

<b>Zipper Book Clutch</b> | <i>See Kate Sew</i><p>I’m loving on this amazing sewing project! What a cool way to upcycle an old and loved book (or a vintage book with a cool spine!). And to my pleasure, this project does not involve any sewing! That’s right, no sewing, just some glueing with some super strong E6000. Just make sure you use that glue in a well ventilated area to avoid headaches!