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Long Sleeve to Short Sleeve Refashion

We are so ready to shed our winter layers for breezy blouses and swingy skirts, but before you splurge on a new spring wardrobe you've got to check out this DIY from Merrick's Art! Even if you're lacking in seamstress skills, changing the sleeves of your long-sleeve tees is a lot easier than you think! Refashioning the sleeves is a simple way to update all your favorite shirts! Thanks to Merrick's step-by-step instructions, you won't have to spend...

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DIY Distressed Denim

Distressed jeans are one of those fashion trends that I've always been a little wary of. In stores, the jeans are always so full of holes that it's tough to justify buying a brand new pair. But it wouldn't be SMP if we didn't find a DIY solution to this fashion faux pas! DIY extraordinaire, Merrick's Art, shows you how to distress your own jeans right at home, ensuring they are exactly how you like!      ...

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Save your broken jewels with this DIY inspiration

We've all been there, that sad day when your favorite bauble loses a clasp or simply falls apart. At first glance, this may feel like the end of the road for your jewels, but if you know anything about us here at SMP, you know that we are always looking for a chance to DIY. DIY'er extraordinaire Miss Kris knows a thing or two about giving everyday products a new lease on life, so she showed us how to save our broken jewelry in the cute...

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DIY Heart Elbow Tee

How charming is this heart elbow tee?! We spotted this darling DIY over at The Effortless Chic, and we can't believe how insanely easy it is to do -- no sew or iron-on patch needed! It's the perfect project to bring a little cheer to our wardrobe. Simply grab a t-shirt and a bit of fabric paint and your well on your way to elbow whimsy. Jen Pinkston of The Effortless Chic used what she had lying around...

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DIY Heart & Arrow Barrettes

Break out the sequins and dust off that glue gun ladies and gents because this DIY is too good to pass up. It's a sweet little something for your locks that we like to call the Heart & Arrow barrette. Or, for a fun twist, ditch the barrette and opt for a pin for a bit of Valentine's flare. No matter how you rock it, this one is a cutie. Barrettes...

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DIY Glittery Valentine’s Day Totes

Who doesn't love a good tote? They're the perfect gift. Going to the gym? Throw your gear in a tote. Picking up some goodies for dinner? Tote your spoils home in a cute little bag. Need an impromptu catch-all? Bingo! And why not make that tote glittery and decked out with x's and o's to gift to your faves this Valentine's. Grab the instructions for crafting your very own below! 2...

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Layer your necklaces for added sparkle

When it comes to our favorite sparkly and shiny goodies, who can choose just one? Luckily, today's trendsetters say that you don't have to wear your favorite jewels one at a time. Today's fashion mavens have been stacking bracelets and layering...

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How to organize your favorite baubles

We all know that there's no such thing as too much jewelry. From dangly earrings, to statement necklaces, to bold bangles, we hoard our fair share of gorgeous jewels. The hardest part is keeping all of them organized! Luckily, Amanda from The Fashionable Hostess showed us how she organizes her favorite baubles. Take a peek at the video below for all of her tips and tricks!          ...

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DIY Clay Hair Clip

This Do It Yourself project is so simple and pretty and all while using greenery you probably have in your home right now. Christmas tree, we're looking at you. It will make you want to ditch the ponytail holder and opt for a clay hair clip instead. Whip up this wintertime clip with the easy steps below. Air dry clay X-acto knife Strong string Hair clip Hot glue gun Christmas tree branch Water Roller Use your string to cut a thin strip of clay. Flatten out the clay. Use...

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DIY Jewelry Dish Perfect for Holiday Gifting

I might just make a million of these this holiday season. There's nothing quite like displaying your most prized jewelry pieces front and center in their own little glorious dish. And this DIY crafted by Hello Natural is right in keeping with my sentiments. A little something pretty to gift to the hostess or your mother/ sister/ bestie. Get the full details including more images of the how to on Hello Natural...

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DIY Rope Bracelet

To say that I'm obsessed with this next DIY would be the understatement of the century. Who knew a little bit of rope and a handful of embroidery thread could be so stinkin' adorable? Plus, they're so easy you could whip one up for everyone you know. They make for an adorable (totally) inexpensive, gift and can be totally customized to suit color preferences. Like a friendship bracelet for adults! Cotton rope...

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All About Indigo + Floral Headband DIY

These days it's easy to get sucked into the hustle of every day life, which makes me eternally thankful for beautiful souls like Lauren Wells. People who show us again and again that beauty lies in the every day. Like a plate filled with succulent berries, freshly shucked oysters, and tiny toddlers in floral crowns. With photos from ...

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DIY Gold Bracelet + A Giveaway!!

Many of us have splurged on that killer necklace for a wedding or that amazing ring (you just had to have) for a holiday party, but what do you do with those fancy accessories once the event is over? The Moms Project teamed up with Lindsie Jones of the popular Haute Bride to...

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DIY Father’s Day T-Shirt

Okay, so you may have grown out of macaroni picture frames and homemade cards by now, but "Best Dad Ever" paraphernalia is always awesome, no matter your age. This super simple DIY is for the man who has it all, but deserves a little extra love come Father's Day. I know for a fact that mine, as macho as we let him believe to be, would be all over it.

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DIY Beaded Bracelet

For the longest time I found myself drawn to super chunky bracelets and baubles thinking they'd incorporate a sense of unusual into my everyday attire. But as I grow older, I've come to realize that less is more. Dainty bracelets with a pop of colour are my very favourite thing, and these super simple, super lovely DIY beaded beauties are an absolute must. 100” Gold chain...

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DIY Beaded Necklace

Though I tend to reach for classic pieces when it comes to fashion, I love adding a modern flair to my every day ensemble by incorporating more trendy accessories. Statement rings, chunky bracelets, over-the-top baubles... I truly don't discriminate. But if there's one thing I reach for time and time again, it's a simple dainty necklace. And this DIY beauty? It's officially my new wardrobe staple.

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DIY Knit Infinity Scarf

So now that we've covered the basics of knitting, we're well equipped to tackle our first project. The knit infinity scarf is all the rage these days. And though it may look complicated, we assure you it's not. With your new skillset, you'll be comfy cozy in your sparkling new loop scarf in no time flat! Plus? How awesome would these be as gifts? Filled with love (and a fraction of the cost)!

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15 Fashion DIY’s

Hold on to your seats because we're about to dig deep into the realm of fashion DIY's. From the tips of your toes to the top of your head, we've rounded up fifteen of our all-time-favourite totally do-able, totally pin-able projects. So get inspired, all while saving those precious pennies, as we peruse though a seriously epic collection:...

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How-To Knit

My granda taught me how to knit when I was eleven, and I vividly remember the hours I spent carefully knitting my soon-to-be-born baby sister a teeny tiny scarf. It was relaxing, it was exciting, and the entire process was just overall lovely. I've since forgotten how, but have longed to pick it back up again. Enter: Jess; our fabulous in-house DIY'er who's sharing each and every step! How to Knit...

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DIY Holiday Jewels & Baubles

With the holidays coming up, its nice to have some fun accessories on hand to add a little glam to your festive wear. These are some ideas that be made from some basic supplies! For more fun DIY projects, you can head over to my blog In Honor of Design and check out the DIY Gallery. Tulle or Sheer Fabric Needle and Thread Flat headed Bobby Pins Vintage Buttons or Pearls Rhinestone appliques Old Brooches Elastic trim...

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