Well it’s spring cleaning season! And some of us need it more than others — talking about myself here. The key to staying organized is to have a place for everything and that’s a little hard when there’s washi tapes and wooden beads lying around my studio with nowhere to go. In the spirit of spring cleaning, I created a DIY Nesting Desk Organizer on Sugar & Cloth. It’s super cute and I love that it all fits together like a jigsaw puzzle. Check out how to make your own on Sugar & Cloth now.
As a big lover of scented candles, I’ve been really getting into incense lately. Incense may seem hippie (or in my case, something my Sri Lankan parents use) but they’re just like candles — just find a scent you like! To keep ash piles off my furniture, I shared these DIY Clay Rose Marbled Incense Holders on Sugar & Cloth. This DIY is super easy to make and pretty too! Rose marbling may or may not be my new obsession. Head over to Sugar & Cloth for all the details.
Spring style is all about bringing back color and there’s a new trend in town – paint splatter! As a craft blogger, my clothes are always spotted in paint or hot glue anyway so it was kinda fun embracing this trend. Not only is it pretty but it’s also totally DIY-able. On Brit + Co, I shared the tutorial to create DIY Paint Splattered Boyfriend Jeans for yourself. When in doubt, throw some paint on it! Check out the DIY project on Brit + Co.
During the colder months, it’s easy to wear just black or grey like it’s a uniform. It seems to happen every winter that I fall into a fashion rut! So I’m always looking for fun ways to inject more color into my closet and DIY Anthropologie Drop Earrings are just what I needed! On Brit + Co, I shared how to make a DIY copycat of an expensive pair of Anthro earrings. They’re pretty wild and colorful but since they’re small earrings, it’s totally wearable. Don’t they look like something out of Iris Apfel’s closet?! Head over to see the tutorial on Brit + Co now.
My first DIY of the year is here and it’s a good one! During the colder months, I’ve been living in some form of flannel shirt and yoga pants because staying warm is my #1 priority, naturally. So for a winter DIY, I wanted to experiment with dip-dye on a flannel shirt I already owned. First, because I have lots to spare and second, because it’s an easy way to refresh an old, comfy shirt. To see how the DIY dip dye flannel shirt turned out, head over to Brit + Co. Spoiler alert: it’s pretty cute and looks like it’s store-bought. The dip-dyeing process is pretty simple and not as messy as you’d think. If you want to give it a go, it’s up on Brit + Co now.
It’s the MOST wonderful time of the year! Our Christmas tree is lit, there’s a carton of eggnog in the fridge and our tiny apartment is filled with holiday spirit. I hope you’re getting in the spirit of things too and staying toasty warm! For about three years it’s been our annual tradition to DIY our own ornaments because hello, it’s so much fun and every ornament feels more personalized and special this way. This year, I’ll show you how to make your own DIY cheesy pizza ornament for Christmas. Who doesn’t love a cheese slice?!
Thanksgiving is a time for celebration… and eating. Lots of eating. So when Brit + Co asked me to create a Thanksgiving DIY, I had to make it food-related. Duh! Cornucopia cookies are the perfect treat if you’re not into the pumpkin craze or in a last minute rush. Still festive but totally different than the usual pumpkin pie. Check out how I made these cornucopia cookies on Brit + Co. We’ve already celebrated Thanksgiving in Canada but I wouldn’t mind another Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving celebration if I could have cookies! Who’s with me?!
With the cooler weather upon us, it’s time to trade in our summer clothes for something more fall-appropriate. Sigh. It’s not easy to swap my favorite soft summer tee for a scratchy turtleneck. So to make the summer–fall–winter transition much easier, on Brit + Co I shared how you can turn your favorite summer crop top into a DIY cute peplum tee. Layer it up as it gets colder and you can wear your fave tee for the whole season. Yay! Check out the full tutorial and more on Brit + Co.
Between summer and now, it seems like there’s never enough time to get ready for Halloween! Where did the time go? It’s always a last minute scramble to get all the pumpkins carved and a Halloween costume put together that looks half way decent. These DIY Halloween skull string lights (in rose gold!) are really easy to make so you can actually enjoy the holiday fun and quit stressing! read more
The fall season means there are pumpkins everywhere, big and small. Last year I decorated with mini pumpkin florals and this time around I’m sharing how you can make DIY No-Carve Cosmic Pumpkins on Brit + Co. These galaxy-inspired pumpkins are so easy to make and if you’re in a last minute rush on Halloween night, all you need is paint for this DIY — you can even change the color palette to whatever you have on hand. They’re a bit different than the usual fall pumpkins and that’s why I love them! Add some glow-in-the dark paint so your pumpkins shine as bright as a jack-o-lantern. Check out the full tutorial on Brit + Co.