DIY: Monogram Stencil & Notebook

Today marks my second tutorial post with Adobe Photoshop Elements.  We’re going to use Elements to design a custom monogram, make a stencil, and then use the stencil and a paint pen to dress up some Moleskine notebooks.  The best part is that after this project, you can use the …

DIY: 5 Strand Braid Friendship Bracelets

Last summer I was on a friendship bracelet making kick.  We made these chain bracelets, these triple ball bracelets, these fishtail bracelets, and these diamond friendship bracelets… I’ve been jonesing to make another one ever since!  These bracelets are supremely easy to make… they only look complicated.  Regular old friendship …

DIY: ManiaMania inspired Rough-Cut Crystal Necklace

I know, I know… two DIY projects in one week!  (I had a very crafty weekend and shot several projects… still have several more up my sleeve.) This necklace has been in the works for quite some time, but it took me quite a while to find the perfect quartz …

DIY: Swarovski Crystal Drop Earrings

I have to warn you… these earrings are a little bit of a pain in the butt to make. That said, they are totally worth it. You’ll spend less than $10 making them, (and maybe 1/2 hour) and everyone will think they are DANNIJO or some other fancypants brand.  In …

Designer DIY: Neon Tassle Necklace with Holst & Lee

Today marks part deux in my DIY series with Holst & Lee.  I could not be more excited to share this tassel necklace project with you!  There are a bunch of steps, but I swear… it’s pretty simple.  When I arrived at the Holst & Lee Studio, Natalie had already …

Designer DIY: Neon Tassel Earrings with Holst & Lee

Today I’m thrilled to bring you the first in a two part series with Holst + Lee.  I’ve long admired the brand and could not believe it when they wanted to work together on this.  I spent Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn with Natalie (Holst) who is one half of the …