DIY Leather Phone Case

DIY Leather Phone Case:


What you'll need:

Leather or fake leather 35×10 cm
- Lace or mesh 35×10 cm
- Chain or thread
- Glue spray
- Scissors
- Needle and thread
- Brooch or pendant (I had this from an old necklace)


How to do it:

1. Spray the glue to the back of the mesh or lace.


2. Glue it to the leather or fake leather and let dry.


3. Trim the excess from the edges.


4. Fold 1cm to the inside in one end of the piece and sew.


5. Join the sides from the inside out leaving room for overlap (about 7 cm) and sew them.


6. Turn the entire piece inside out.


7. Sew or glue the edges of the flap towards the inside.


8. Sew the thread or the chain to the top corners of the case and sew or glue the brooch or pendant to the flap.


Finished! And it's so pretty!



DIY Pepsi Can Earrings

DIY Pepsi Can Earrings:

What you'll need:

- Pepsi can
- Scissors
- Small Coin
- Pen
- Hot Glue Gun
- Earrings
- Dimensional Magic Mod Podge

How to make it:

1. Grab your closest Pepsi can, and cut out the largest logo. Decide what part of the logo you want to be on your coin. 

2. Trace the coin onto the back of the can (in case you mess up), and then cut it out. Try to cut it a little bit smaller than you traced, that way it'll fit perfectly!

3. Hot glue the logo onto the coin. 

4. Then use the "Dimensional Magic" and cover it completely. Get right up next to the edges. Let it dry from 3-6 hours. If you touch it, you'll get finger prints. 

5. For this project, you have to bend the earring loop on the bottom so it's facing the opposite way. Glop some hot glue on your coin, and press the earring into the hot glue. Put some extra on for good measure. 


DIY Trendy Ottoman

DIY Trendy Ottoman:
Using entry-level upholstery skills, minimal tools, and no sewing, you can create these splashy little ottomans topped with graphic embroidered textiles.
Add elegance to your project with furniture-style casters. Simply attach to bun feet painted black for drama.

Trendy Ottoman

What you'll need:


- serrated knife
- scissors
- staple gun and staples
- cordless drill
- paintbrush

Fabric: Cut into a circle 6-1/2 inches wider all around than the round plywood base.
Muslin: Cut into a circle 6-1/2 inches wider all around than the round plywood base.
Quilt batting: Cut 2 layers to the size of the plywood base.
Upholstery batting: Cut 2 layers to the size of the plywood base.
High-density foam: Cut to the size of your plywood round, using a serrated knife. The foam comes 24-inches wide. Use high-tack adhesive crafts glue to join pieces for more width.
Plywood: Buy one precut piece at your local home center -- check the woodworking aisle.

Under the Surface

How to do it:

1. Set guidelines. Using a marker, draw a guideline 2 inches from the edge of the wood base. Mark four even points on the circle. Fold and press the muslin into fourths. Smooth muslin over the batting layers, turn upside down, then match up the folds in the muslin with the lines on the base. Start stapling the muslin around the wood base, keeping the muslin folds aligned with the marker points.

Step 1: Set Guidelines

2. Add the fabric. Center decorative textile or fabric over the muslin, smoothing in place, then staple to the base as with Step 1, dividing into four sections and easing the fabric as you go.

Step 2: Add the Fabric

3. Add embellishments. Add a decorative edge by stapling the trim piece to the base. Allowing 3/4 inch along trim edge, position right sides together, then staple through the waistband buckram to secure the trim.

Step 3: Embellishments

4. Add some glam.Turn back the decorative edge and glue in place with fabrics glue. Add decorative embellishments such as beads and sequins if desired.

Step 4: Add Some Glam

5. Finally attach feet to the base (paint them first) with mounting hardware. Screw hardware to the base, then attach feet. Add decorative casters for a final flourish.

Step 5: Add the Feet


Trendy Ottoman


Easter Egg Terrarium

Easter Egg Terrarium:

What you'll need:

- clear plastic egg
- moss
- dirt
- gold spray paint (optional)
- paper wire flower

How to do it:

1.  Spray the colored egg part gold. Wait 24 hours to dry properly.

2.  Insert a bit of wet dirt into the bottom of the egg filling about 1/3.

3.  Add a bit of moss on top.

4. Dig your wire flower into the dirt.



Get the look: Tessa From Suburgatory

I love watching Suburgatory and I always thought that Tessa had a really nice style. Her clothes are always pretty and simple. So I've looked everywhere and I was able to find the outfits she wears on TV. Do you want Tessa's look then check out the exact matches for the outfits below!

A Pebbles Throw Dress by Modcloth $69.99

Scholars Summit Dress by Modcloth $64.99

Silk Cargo Dress by Anthropologie $228

Evie Day Dress by Anthropologie  $138

Lariat Jeans by Rags and Bones $228

Taylor Button Down in Mint by Rails $107

Age of Aquarius Dress by Free People $120

Transport Rucksack by Madewell $248

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