Tag Archives: diy

DIY Suspenders for him

22 Jun

I found this cute tutorial on A BEAUTIFUL MESSand it is the perfect little gift for him💜

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1. Supplies: 3 yards of elastic (ours was 1 inch wide), suspender clips, sewing machine. 2. Once you’ve made the correct measurements, simply attach the clips by putting the elastic through the hook so that the front of the clip isn’t on the same side as the end of elastic. Sew a straight line across the layers of elastic to secure the hook. Once you have clips on all four ends, you’re ready to to sew them together! 3. Layer them in an X form with back ends having about 5 inches of elastic. You’ll want the X to be longer in height than in width so that the suspenders aren’t too wide. Think of it as it could fit into the corners of a rectangle verses a square. Once it’s layered correctly, sew it together by topstitching a diamond shape through both layers.
The also have a few other great tutorials, a great one on how to make a bow tie and a great romantic painting.

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Valentines Day Tutorial

22 Jun

So Valentines day is almost here and wether your planning on celebrating it or not the great thing is that you have a great excuse to wear pink. Which I must say looks great on everyone
So to help you celebrate, I will be uploading posts this week to get you ready. I’ll post Valentines nails you can do, getting ready to look gorgeous and hand made gifts 😉
Here’s my manicure to give you loads of ideas. It I’m going to be posting the design for each nail separately.

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Here is the tutorial for hearts on your nails…
what you’ll need

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1) a light pink base coat
2) a hot pink stripes nail polish (the kind that has the super thin brush)
3) a hot pink nail pen (to clean up the heart and make it look prettier)
**) if you have a steady hand you can probably use just the pen or the stripes nail polish you might not need both. Just depends on how good you are. But I needed both 🙂

ok let’s get started

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(sorry the colors look a little washed out they are much brighter in person, my camera was doing some weird thing with the lighting)

#1. Start with your base coat a solid pretty light pink
#2 Make a V at the bottom half of your nail with the hot pink stripes nail polish
#3 On the top half make a kind of m that meets up with the bottom V
#4 fill it in with the same hot pink color
*optional* define your heart a little more by going over it with your nail pen.
Finish it off with with your top coat
… and your ready to set off on your adventures but instead of having your heart on your sleeve you’ll have it on your nails 😉
Have fun!

Purple and pink cheetah nails tutorial

22 Jun

This is a really fun nail art to have and it’s pretty simple since there is no reason for perfection the little imperfections are what makes them look tres tres chic⚡

So this is what the finished product looks like

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you will need:
A lavender nail polish mines from sephora
A neon pink nail polish mines from Sally Girl
A black nail polish mines is Nabi
And a dotting tool
Oh and of course nail polish remover and some make up pads to use with it

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* the pink nail polish is really neon. It for some weird reason didn’t photograph well.

So here is the simple way to do this:

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1. Coat your nail with the lavender color
2. Using a dotting tool (or the round end of a bobby pin) make random dots/squares with the pink. *But not to close to each other
3. using the smaller side of your dotting tool or a toothpick get black and make brackets [ ] and parenthesis ( ) around the pink dots
4. Finish by putting little dots in the empty spaces
voila! Your done let then dry and put a top coat if you’d like. I prefer not to because I like the way the texture looks

chalkboard coffee mug tutorial

22 Jun

This tutorial makes something so usual in to something so creative it will just make your creative juices flowwww… How cute would it be to leave a message for your love one along with some fresh coffee, they would love you forever!
So anywho this tutorial is from

How to do a bow bun

22 Jun

I found this really cute tutorial on abeautifulmess and just had to post it, wouldn’t it just dress you up ❤

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How to do a french braid

22 Jun


I love doing French braids, there perfect for days when your in a hurry and just don’t feel like doing your hair. This tutorial is great to learn how to do the braid or just to reinforce what you already know…

How to make heart paper clips

22 Jun

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I found this fun little tutorial at likecool.com and thought it would be great to spice up your notes<3 enjoy