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'Knot' Your Average DIY Belt

VIDEO: ‘Knot’ Your Average Belt DIY

If you're looking for an easy way to try nautical style on for size—we're talking under-a-minute easy—we suggest starting with this unexpected accessory. Read more »

DIY Jewelry: Make a Boho Necklace with Tiny Tassels

As bright as pastel macarons, the tiny handmade tassels in this DIY necklace are simply delectable. They're quick to whip up and addicting to create. Read more »
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Make a Super Simple — and Chic — Head Chain with This DIY

You've likely noticed the trend toward body jewelry this summer (upper arm bracelets, body chains, even thigh chains). Try on the look with our latest project. Read more »

Wanna Start Making Jewelry? Here’s What You Need to Get Started

The following seven tools offer a great jumping off point for the novice or mid-level jewelry designer. Read more »
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Ladies & Gents, Meet the Easiest DIY Gift Ever: Bolo Ties

Your world is about to be whirled about, because we have the easiest DIY gift idea ever: bolo ties. Not your average macaroni necklace but just as simple to make, this DIY takes all of five minutes to finish and makes a great gift for gals and guys alike. Read more »
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Craft Your Own DIY Camera Strap from a Belt, Shirt, and Boot

We prefer style over subtlety when it comes to our accessories! That's why we developed a fun and budget-friendly way to create custom camera straps from a few thrifted belts, an old boot, and some simple supplies from the craft store. Read more »
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Steampunk Style DIYs: A Necklace that’s Geared Up for Greatness


Cogs on togs — it’s one of my favorite parts of the steampunk aesthetic. Whether they’re nested into a top hat or crimped onto earring backs, watch gears and parts have a decidedly excellent air about them. I figured …

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Steampunk Style DIYs: A Ruff Idea


The swish-swish of petticoats, the oily gleam of top hats, the hungry teeth of cogs — steampunk style seduced me the minute I first saw it well over a year ago at The Great Handcar Regatta. Buoyed by this …

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Runway to Reality: How to Craft Thakoon’s Fall 2011 Yarn Updos

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This fall, we wholeheartedly encourage you to play with your hair. In this fun video how-to, blog writer Erin will teach you how to fashion yarn-woven hairstyles inspired by those seen at Thakoon’s Fall 2011 collection. …

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Put a Feather on It! DIY Gilded Feather Headband

If you saw the gold feathered headband in our new “Everyday Exotic” stylebook and thought, “Wowzas! Where can I get one of those?”, look no further than this blog post!

Equipped with some common tools, jewelry parts, and the savvy …

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