This Easter don’t stop at just dyeing your eggs. DIY them! These DIYs will show you how to create cute and original Easter eggs that will dress up any spring dinner table!
1. Put some glue on the top of the egg, and place the end of the trim on the glue.
2. Wrap the trim around the egg and glue the end of the trim on the part that you already glued.3. Repeat going in the opposite way.
1. Create a polka dot pattern with your loose sequins.
2. Glue each sequin down with a dab of glue.
Shapes and Sizes
1. Glue your rectangular sequins down going around the egg horizontally. Make sure the sequins are going in a straight line around the egg.
2. Once dried wrap your ombre trim around the top edge of the sequins, and glue down.
This Easter don’t just DYE your eggs, DIY your eggs with these fabulous ideas! From vegetable dye, to hidden message eggs, there’s so much you can do with your Easter eggs to make them unique and special this year!
Forget sending a message in a bottle. What about sending a message in an egg? This inventive egg from Poppy Talks will certainly add a special something to the average egg!
Combine two Easter favorites with this adorable bunny egg! The details are just too sweet. We love the little pom pom tail!
These eggs from BHG use wax to create beautiful negative space designs!
For a glam touch to your table, create these gold marbled “robin’s eggs” from She Knows!
This year take on a new egg challenge, and DIY a creative alternative to the usual dye! Which of these ideas will YOU be trying first?
The Easter bunny is just around the corner, which means it’s time to bust out your favorite food dyes and start painting the town pastel! If you and your family love dyeing Easter eggs, take a look at these adorable inspirational eggs!
These frilly eggs are perfect for lightening and mood or party! We love the idea of using mixed mediums to create tiny, dynamic works of art.
Have something to say? Take a look at these eggs that use messages. They’re like Valentine’s Day conversation hearts, but just for Easter!
With music festival season underway and the spring breeze moving swiftly in, we’re really feeling the flowing and relaxed styles of warm weather. One of our favorite pieces this season is the re-imagined kimono.
They are the perfect layering piece to add a statement to basics. Just throw one on over a tank and your look is instantly more chic.
They come in all shapes and sizes, but the most popular patterns are tribal prints and florals!
Going out for a night on the town? There’s a kimono for that. Try a sequined option for a look that’s more dramatic and glitzy.
Are you going crazy for the kimono trend too? What’s your favorite way to wear it?
We’re not hopping off the ombre train just yet! For our final 4 Ways to Embellish Spring Home Decor segment, we’re using Rit Dye to create a fun ombre wash on a simple frame. That’s right ladies and gents, Rit Dye isn’t JUST for creating cool tie-dye t-shirts. You can use it to dye buttons, wood, and much more! With this DIY you’ll learn how to use it as paint! The finished product makes a perfect housewarming gift.
What You’ll Need:
White wooden frame
Now you have the perfect pastel frame to highlight your spring adventures! Try this DIY on an unfinished wooden frame too to get a more natural look. To find other inspiring materials, visit our 4 Ways to Embellish Spring Decor shop!
We’ve been seeing these creative bottle stoppers all over the internet, and it’s no wonder why! They’re funky, add a little fun to your party, and make a terrific gift. This DIY will teach you how to make these cool bottle stoppers out of decorative buttons! What You’ll Need: 3 Corks Domed Buds Metal Button Glitter Button with Shank Curved Top Metal Button with Shank E6000
1. Push your button into the top of the cork.
2. Pull your button out of the freshly made space, and add some glue to the shank of the button.
It’s really as simple as that! Now you can dress up any bottle with a few simple materials, and we guarantee you’ll be the life of the party!
Lamps are a DIY staple, but most of the focus seems to be based on the shade. Today we’re turning the usual lamp DIY on its head, and focusing on the base of the lamp! By adding sew-ons to a basic lamp base, we’ve created a dynamic and interesting fixture to light up your end table!
What You’ll Need:
TIP: Make sure to hold sew-ons in place because it will slip when first putting the glue on.
And just like that you’ve taken your lamp from basic to brilliant!
When it comes to decorating for spring, flowers are always a favorite for us at M&J! Our first 4 Ways to Embellish Spring Decor segment features a DIY for one of our favorite decorating items, the throw pillow! This DIY teaches you a technique to make fun flowers out of ribbon that can be adapted for other types of DIYs too.
2. Twirl the ribbon, and hot glue it down every few inches to create “petals”.
3. Make three or four ribbon flowers, and glue them onto the pillow in the desired pattern with E6000 glue.
Use ribbons that match your decor for custom pillow that fits your decorating style perfectly, and with so many different pillow options available you’re bound to find the perfect shade for you!
April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring unique and waterproof fashions into our wardrobes. If you feel stunted by the lack of wet-weather fashion options, here are a few ways to upgrade your accessories to match your style!
This beautiful script painted umbrella from Popsicles and Pinatas will brighten any day!
These black and gold leopard rain boots from Miss Kris Turner are positively fierce! Rule the rain forest with these fun patterned boots on your feet!
This cheeky cats and dogs umbrella from Paper Plates and Plane is so cute. We love the limitless possibilities of this DIY!
Always fearless and fashionable, A Pair and a Spare made this cool, see-through capelet that can show off your outfit without getting you soaked!
With these DIYs you’ll go from the girl who sings “rain rain, go away” to the one who is “only happy when it rains”.
With movies like Malificent coming out and epic shows like Game of Thrones becoming all the rage, it easy to see that we’ve fallen for the fantasy genre. In the digital age we love the idea of dragons and magic because they provide the most wonderful escape from every day! Why not bring some of that magic into your own home, specifically the room that’s all your own? Here are some fantastic bedrooms that are destined to provide the stuff of amazing dreams.
Fringe is always a fashion staple for free-spirits, and we know why! It’s a carefree trim that adds fun movement to anything it’s on. Wearing an outfit with fringe will instantly more playfulness to your entire look! Here are some of our favorite DIYs using this dynamic trim!
These fringe earrings from The Alison Show are a fun accessory that add that we bet all of your friends will want to make!
This DIY from our archives pairs a cotton tee with fun leather fringe! It’s easy to make and look totally edgy and cool.
Interested in creating some bohemian beachwear? Look no further than this tutorial on Pulled Together!
This DIY from Sans Limites is perfect for the crocheter! This intricate fringe trim really adds another element to your garment, and would look great on a kimono!
Tomorrow is April 1st, which means you only have one day to prepare the perfect pranks to play on your friends and family. If you want to get some silly inspiration to send yourself and your friends into a fit of giggles, check out some of the DIYs below. Some are perfect for April Fool’s, and others are great for a home that loves a little laughter.
We’ve seen similar clocks all over the internet, and now we know how to make this unaffected "Whatever" clock.
This Shark Bag is a little bit creepy, and a little bit cute. Despite his sharp fangs, this bag won’t bite and is great for storing lightweight knick-knacks!
These Dinosaur Heels are too funny! These shoes are definitely business in the front, and Jurassic Park in the back.
Patch up worn jeans, and give them new life with these monster patches!
And then if you really want to freak out your coworkers, there’s always this simple and effective "Spilled Milk" prank.
What’s your favorite prank to play on April Fool’s?
We don’t know if this incredibly chilly winter is to blame, but we are eagerly anticipating the day that the flower buds start blooming. We are obsessed with florals. So much so that we wanted you to become as obsessed as we are by having a sale! Get on the botanical bandwagon with us, and receive 15% off of floral trims from now until Sunday March 30th! Here are some of our favorite floral products that you can pick up now:
The 4” Polka Dot with Tulle Flower Pin is so cute! We adore the mixed-media look, and the tiny gold dot accents. Pin it to a basic dress to add a little garden style to your outfit.
This 10MM Imported Iron-On Floral Trim comes in an assortment of colors, and can add a delicate touch of daisies to anything you want! The best part it’s iron-on, so there’s no mess and no sewing involved!
This floral foil button is so cool! It’s unique design will ensure that anything you put it on stands a tier above the rest.
This rhinestone and pearl trim will take your evening wear to the next level. You can even cut the individual flowers out, and use them as appliques to make a headband! This is also a great time to buy rhinestone trim to make a DIY bridal belt!
To see more floral items, check out our Floral Shop!
Now that spring is here it’s time to pack up those winter hats, and let our hair down. Dress up your hair with these quick and easy headband DIYs featuring our favorite spring trend: Florals!
What You’ll Need:
Three Metal Headbands
1. Place the end of your floral trim against the end of the headband, and line the trim along the headband.
2. Cut the trim around the metal headband.
3. Glue the trim onto the headband, and let it dry.
This DIY is so easy that we had to try it out with other floral trims!
This variation is made with Navy Floral Rosette Trim. We trimmed back the mesh on the sides after the trim was glued to the metal band.
Now you have an easy way to add florals to your spring wardrobe, and from now until Sunday March 30th, 2014 you can get 15% off of our floral trims!
Sometimes your old accessories need a little upgrade. Make your warm-weather items bloom just in time for spring by adding fun floral trim!
Glue flower trim to the edge of your umbrella for an easy rainy day pick-me-up!
Cut individual flowers from our 1” Imported Sequin Floral Trim and glue them onto the top of a pair of sunglasses.
Skip the boring black band on the fedora, and go with something fun and floral! Just detach the black band, and glue the floral trim down with E6000!