Posts tagged "diy"

Craft Time: DIY Necklaces That Don’t Look DIYed

Candy necklaces are OK, I guess, but if you’re looking for a more sophisticated jewelry project, look no further. We’ve rounded up 6 DIY necklaces that look so good your friends won’t believe you made them. Click through to check ‘em out…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2011

Craft Time: DIY Picture Frames

If you’re like me, your last attempt at a Do-It-Yourself picture frame involved macaroni and Elmer’s glue during the Reagan years. I think it’s time we gave it another go, don’t you? And luckily for us there’s this new thing called the internet to help us find inspiration. Check out these creative ideas that utilize…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 24, 2011

This DIY iPod Dress Turns Me On!

I love a good lazy-girl Halloween costume. This super-cute iPod dress from Instructables.com is so easy that even I can handle it. All you need is a tube dress, iron on sheet transfers, a printer and an iron. You can download the iPod dress’ images straight from the Instructables site (which features lots of other…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 10, 2011

Don’t Sit On This iPhone

We’ve seen a lot of creative iPhone cases, but this one, DIY-ed by the creative ladies at BleachBlack, wins the prize for most…dangerous looking. Not only is it fashion-forward, it looks like it could be quite effective as a weapon. Anyone who dares to mess with you risks getting a face full of iPhone, and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 6, 2011

6 Distinctive DIY Jewelry Displays

There’s nothing worse than a tangled mass of necklaces and earrings crammed in a box. Do your lovely accessories justice with these unique jewelry display ideas that range from understated (a pretty vintage frame) to eye-catching (antlers, anyone?). The best part: you can make them all yourself for just a few bucks (no pun intended). …

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 25, 2011

Cool Trick: How To Make Scrambled Eggs Still In The Shell

Yesterday, I kind of fell down a major DIY rabbit hole. No, I wasn’t actually doing Do-It-Yourself projects all day; I was just reading about them on the internet. I tend to file DIY projects in three categories: 1) cool projects I would do if I had the time (a custom headboard made from scra…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2011

My Love Letter To Fanzines

Before the Internet took over our lives and blogs and Tumblrs were the common parlance for self-indulgent self-expression, there were fanzines. And I had one. Actually, a few.

It’s hard to imagine a time before the Internet was able to connect people with like-minded obsessions so quickly and easily, but 20 years ago,…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 30, 2011

10 Rad & Easy DIY Home Projects

Whether you’re one to dive into weekend projects with enthusiasm and a power drill or prefer to admire others’ industriousness from afar, Do-It-Yourself projects are always a good source of creative inspiration. From homemade clocks to suitcase coffee tables, we’ve rounded up of some of the coolest (and cheapest!) DIY projects the Internet has to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2011

Because I’m Crazy: My Fake Nails & Hair Weave Fascinator

So, a few weeks ago, when the Greatest Wedding of All Time happened and all those classy British people got to wear crazy things on their heads, I got a little bit obsessed with fascinators. You know, like the weird toilet seat cover Princess Beatrice wore, and then auctioned off. I had a dream, and…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 27, 2011

Totally DIY-Able Nail Art

I love nail art—been doing it for years, um, been getting it DID for years. I had the raddest, weirdest nails waaaaay before Willow Smith was on the scene. Swarovski crystals, 3D designs that were painstakingly done one petal at a time, multi-color hand-painted scenes, etc — all done by my amazing nail…

By: Carrie Morrissey / December 14, 2010

The Winner Of The DIY Earrings Is …

After much deliberation — and input from my entire family at the Thanksgiving table — we’ve chosen a winner for our DIY-ed Isabella Laughland one-of-a-kind earrings! We asked you to tell us where you might wear these earrings, and, by far, the wildest place came from Frisky reader lip3, who will be taking a tri…

By: Carrie Morrissey / November 29, 2010

Share Your DIY Gift Ideas!

With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts. Unless you’re my mom, in which case you started thinking about this year’s holiday gifts on December 26th of last year. But for the rest of us, mid-to-late November is a sane time to get the ball rolling. And if you…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 11, 2010

DIYing It: Cardigan Chain — and Your Chance to Win It!

OK all you Gleekers — we’ve got a DIY for all of you that is easy, fun and so darn cute!

After the jump, check out how!

By: Carrie Morrissey / October 21, 2010

The Winner Of The DIY Holey Tee Is …

Thank you for commenting with your outfit ideas! The winner of the maroon holey tee is ktQb! Congratulations — we really thought you put a great look together! And we’d love to see photos of the full ensemble once you receive your prize! Please email me so we can mail the top to you ASAP!

By: Carrie Morrissey / October 18, 2010

Frisky Q&A: Stitch ‘N Bitch Knitting Queen, Debbie Stoller

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but I don’t know how to knit. My mom taught me after college, but I messed up my stitches and abandoned it in frustration. Debbie Stoller promises she can teach me. Why shouldn’t I believe her? The editor-in-chief and co-founder of Bust magazine has taught hundreds of thousands of wome…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 15, 2010

And The Winner Of The DIY Studded Leggings Is…

After much consideration and deliberation the winner of The Frisky’s DIY studded leggings contest is Banana Hammock! About what she would pair these leggings with, Banana Hammock wrote: “I recently found some TO DIE FOR 4 inch patent red heels at a thrift store!! They would be just the splash of color to bring out…

By: Carrie Morrissey / October 1, 2010

Slightly Creepy, Slightly Awesome: The DIY Damien Hirst Skull

Damien Hirst is a British artist known for the freak-out factor in his art. He first got famous for encasing huge dead sharks in tanks of formaldehyde, and in recent years combined bling with bereavement in a diamond-encrusted skull worth about $100 million. Now to be an owner of a Hirst work, if you want…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 14, 2010

“Glee”‘s Bad Romance Is All About The DIY

Gaga fans and Gleeks alike had a minor freak-out session when this week’s episode aired, because, in addition to the brilliant vocal stylings of the cast, the wardrobe department went waaaay over-the-top amazing with the costumes. Given the mass amount of outfit options in Lady Gaga’s eccentric closet, the possibility of putting an actor i…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 27, 2010
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