Posts tagged "diy"

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 DIY Tie Dye Projects

Growing up with hippie parents in Oregon, I thought I'd had more than my fair share of tie dye, but alas, this season's tie dye trend has thoroughly renewed my fondness for the look. I love some of the more subtle tie dye styles that are cropping up in stores right now (it's less "my…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Crafts For Winos

It's a familiar occurrence in the life of any eco-conscious wine enthusiast: while putting out your glass recycling, you look down at the 10 bags overflowing with wine bottles and think, "Dear God, my neighbors are going to think I'm a fall-down drunk." The solution to this embarrassing problem? Don't stop drinking or recycling. Just…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Trendy DIY Sunglasses

The sun is finally coming out in most parts of the country, which means it's time to bust out your favorite sunglasses once again. But what to do if last season's sunnies are looking a bit boring in the harsh light of spring? Glam them up with a little DIY magic, of course. Click through…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 11, 2014

Cat Lady Craft Night Is My Actual Dream Come True

The heavens have opened and gifted us cat fanatics with a whole Saturday night dedicated to kitty-centered DIY projects. Cat Lady Craft Night is going down at the Brooklyn Craft Company in New York City this weekend and I will totally be there, presumably decked out in my favorite cat tights. This night of self-described "catlady…

By: Claire Hannum / April 1, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Eye-Catching DIY Mirrors

There are about a million interior designer-approved reasons to add a fun mirror to your home decor -- it makes your space look bigger, catches light, reflects cool paint colors, and allows you to check your lipstick while lounging sultrily on the couch (as you do). All of these benefits get even better when you…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 26, 2014

10 DIY Beauty Treatments For Hopeless Klutzes

I've always been a fairly clumsy, messy person. I'm incapable of wearing a white blouse without soiling it with mustard stains, even if I don't eat any foods with mustard on them ("Phantom Mustard Magnet" isn't just a great band name, it's my reality). I tend to trip at really inopportune times, and not i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 21, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 7 Stylish DIY Keychains

My keys are currently attached to three empty metal rings with sad little stumps where cute charms used to be attached, and a portable flash drive that's covered in some kind of unidentified sticky substance. I think it might be time to freshen things up a bit. If you're also in need of a keychai…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 13, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 7 Stylish Puff Paint Projects That Won’t Give You ’90s Flashbacks

For most children of the '80s and '90s, puff paint brings to mind baggy, hot pink sweatshirts emblazoned with lumpy puff paint designs that you'd peel off when you were bored in choir. And yeah, puff paint is probably never going to be a good choice for an elegant, understated look, but it's come a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 4, 2014

Four-Year-Old And Her Mom Flawlessly Recreate Red Carpet Dresses … With Construction Paper

See that little girl rocking a flawless -- if slightly more crinkly -- recreation of Lupita Nyong'o's Golden Globes dress? She's known as Mayhem (coolest nickname ever? I think so), and she's become something of an Instagram fashion icon for the amazing construction paper couture she and her mom, Angie, make together. Before the two…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 27, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Lovely Ways To Use A Bit Of Lace

Want to reinvent a pair of jeans, spruce up a boring old sweatshirt, or turn a tank top into a feminine t-shirt? Want to create your own one-of-a-kind bracelet or eye-catching necklace? Want to find a creative new way to organize your jewelry, or add a flirty detail to a basic scarf? To paraphrase The…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 25, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 White Sneaker Makeovers

What do you get when you cross a pair of basic white sneakers with a little paint, a little lace, a few studs, some glue, and a sharpie? Some freakin' awesome customized kicks that will set you apart from the crowd, that's what. Click through to check out 10 of our favorite DIY sneaker makeovers!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 19, 2014

Last-Minute Love: 5 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts They’ll Actually Want

Valentine's Day is the day after tomorrow. You have yet to buy your significant other a gift. You're kinda broke. You're starting to think that carving a corny pun into a mushy banana is not such a bad idea after all. Stop right there! Here are five DIY Valentine's Day gift ideas that are cheap, easy to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 8 Awesome DIY Vases

Who wants to spend $300 on a fancy vase when it's bound to get knocked over during a dance party or minor earthquake? Just grab a basic vase (or any glass or ceramic container, really) from a thrift shop and use one of these fun, simple DIY ideas to make it your own. Your next…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 29, 2014

When You See Me Tuesday Morning, I’ll Have Pudge The Cat Nail Art

Squeedorable calico cat Pudge is far and away the world's best Internet cat and that is not up for discussion. So you can imagine my thrill that Pudge and her human now have a DIY series on YouTube called "Pudge It Yourself!" The first DIY is cute kittycat nail art, which work like temporary tattoos. All…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 19, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 8 Cozy Afghans To Cuddle Under

As I mentioned, 2104 is the year of the DIY afghan. In an effort to rouse my inner knitter for what will be an arduous project, I've been browsing afghan patterns online. I have to say, I am thoroughly impressed by the talented women (and men) knitting and crocheting around the web. They've inspired me to…

By: Sophie Leon / January 18, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 12 DIY Glitter Projects To Add Some Sparkle To Your Life

The attitude I have about glitter is the same attitude the dad in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" has about Windex: it fixes everything. Bored with your hair accessories? Put some glitter on them! Just found some ugly scuffs on your shoes? Cover them with glitter! Uninspired by your home decor? Whip out the glue…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 15, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: Cute Coasters

Cute coasters are a cheap, easy way to spruce up your table top and prevent those dreaded moisture rings your mom always flipped out about. Making your own coasters is even better, because they're also a conversation piece. Can't think of anything to talk about with your party guests or your awkward friend who invited herself over…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 9, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Last-Minute DIY Gift Ideas

Does anyone know how it's possible that Christmas is now just over a week away?! It snuck up on me even faster than usual this year. If you're still scrambling to get all your gifts together, don't fret: you've still got time to whip up a cute homemade gift that will save you money and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 17, 2013

“Vaginal Knitting” Is Here: Watch This Woman Knit From Wool Inserted Inside Her Vagina

When I first heard the term "vaginal knitting," I assumed it meant knitting with your pubic hair. [Really? I assumed it meant knitting things that look like vaginas. -- Amelia] But no. Vaginal knitting is inserting a skein of wool into your vulva and knitting with it! Whoa. Crafting just went to a whole new level.

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2013

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 DIY Throw Pillows To Dress Up Your Couch

Does your boring couch need a little spicing up? Is your bed begging for a few more decorative pillows that will confuse and confound the men in your life? Does your pillow fort need a roof? If you answered yes to any of these questions, girl, you need to make yourself a new throw pillow.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 3, 2013
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