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DIY: Get Dashing Diva’s Abstract French Manicure From The Cushnie Et Ochs Show

Nail guru Pattie Yankee worked with Dashing Diva Nails to create the gold, abstract French manicure above for the Cushnie et Ochs spring 2011 fashion show. The gold foil mimics…

Annika Harris | September 11, 2010 - 4:00 pm

DIY: Update Your Home With A Bright, Striped Wall

Usually, looking through my Facebook updates feed is cause for extreme boredom. On the rare occasion that it provides something I’m actually interested, I regain faith in mankind and blog…

Lily Q | May 2, 2010 - 7:00 pm

DIY Coffee Lid Art Project

We’ve always been a little skeptical about the idea of making “art” out of garbage. Ribbon and a headband? Yes. A bit of old chain and the brooch your grandma…

Lily Q | April 27, 2010 - 11:20 am

DIY THE Balmain Blazer

Everyone loves the Balmain look — dripping in studs, accentuated with grommets, and full of decoration. The price, however, makes your wallet hurt just thinking about it. But thanks to…

Bianca Posterli | April 14, 2010 - 7:30 pm

HUDSON D.I.Y. Capsule Collection: How To Mix Designer Jeans With Lower-End Items

Hudson jeans, designed by Ben Taverniti, is gearing up to launch four capsule collections this April and May at Barneys New York, Jeffrey, and other boutiques. The four collections offer…

Annika Harris | April 11, 2010 - 12:00 pm

DIY Cartier-Esque Bracelet

We’re fans of this cheap-y, cute take on Cartier’s Charity Love bracelets. So when we saw these copycat bracelets over at P.S. I Made This, we planned a trip to…

Lily Q | April 7, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Spruce Up Your Wardrobe With DIY Studs

Studs have been going strong for a while now, but lately we’ve noticed some innovation on the trend. Instead of sticking with classic pyramid nailheads, big-time labels like Prada and…

Catherine Strawn | March 29, 2010 - 5:50 pm

DIY Laptop Case From Your Old Hoodie

OK, this is just plain cool. Someone over at Conceptual Devices got crafty with a simple gray hoodie and thought of the multiple functions it can serve. The…

Bianca Posterli | March 11, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Try This Impressive (Yet Surprisingly Easy) Chocolate Paint DIY

Can you believe that chocolate portrait of Audrey Hepburn was done by a real person? If you’re looking for a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for a dinner party (which will also distract…

Leonora Epstein | March 7, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Crystal Renn’s DIY High Fashion Headband

Check out everyone’s favorite real-sized model, Crystal Renn, and craft chick Erica Domesek of DIY blog P.S. I Made This constructing floral headbands inspired by various runway shows. Headgear…

Lily Q | March 4, 2010 - 9:15 pm

DIY Your Own Paint-Splattered Shoes—Save A Bundle

Who needs to spend $795 on this pair of Alexander McQueen (RIP!) lace-ups when you can easily DIY ‘em for a teeny amount of money (not to mention a decent…

Nina Carbone | February 14, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Pretty DIY V-Day Party Decor!

While I’m not going to weigh in on whether Valentine’s Day is the very best holiday ever or just plain blows, I am going to give you a charming DIY…

Nina Carbone | February 6, 2010 - 7:00 pm

DIY Don’t: The Crocheted Mustache Hat

Will the mustache trend ever die? Hipsters love it. Etsy sellers adore it. So, apparently, it’s not dying any time soon if people are producing their own crocheted mustache hats.

Leonora Epstein | January 5, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Quick Tip Of The Day: DIY Your Own Wrapping Paper

Working in fashion, my apartment is constantly overrun with magazines. I’ve found every little nook and cranny to hide my favorites for storage, but sometimes, a few have to be…

Bianca Posterli | December 24, 2009 - 9:15 pm

Last-Minute Christmas Tree Decorating: Making A Popcorn Garland

Most of you Christmas celebrators have probably had your tree up for weeks. My family, however, must be full of procrastinators, because we like to wait until Christmas…

Catherine Strawn | December 23, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Weekend DIY: Paint Your Very Own Striped Bathroom

There are a few features I dream of having in my future home. The list includes a dishwasher, a washer and dryer, a radiator that doesn’t clank, and a striped…

Catherine Strawn | December 13, 2009 - 2:00 pm

DIY Trick For Your Old, Beat-Up Wood Furniture

After seeing these hilariously beaten-up, wooden stools I totally had an I-can-make-that-myself moment — and wanted to share, because who doesn’t have a totally beyond sand-paper repair banged-up piece of…

Nina Carbone | December 6, 2009 - 5:00 pm

A New Way To Wax … Your Clothes?

Being a girly girl during winter is never fun. Seriously, when did tights ever become a “cold-weather fashion staple”? Do they do anything to keep you warm? No. So you…

Leonora Epstein | December 3, 2009 - 9:20 pm

What Did One Hand Say To The Other?

“Hey, who does your ink?” Check out these animal hand tattoos by Héctor Serrano for some kid-friendly fun. Fab stocking stuffer. [A+R Store] …

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2009 - 9:20 pm

DIY Project We May Actually Tackle Over The Holidays

Remember our old friend Este Lewis, the 25-year-old artist who makes ultra cute wallpaper out of images of everyday objects like candy dots and pencils? That little busy bee is…

Erin Flaherty | November 11, 2009 - 9:00 pm
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