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Stop and smell the rose (water)
“To save some money, make your own rose-water toner, which has great astringent properties. Here’s my recipe: For every one firmly packed cup of rose petals, pour two cups of boiling water over the top. Cover and steep until the liquid is cool. Strain, squeeze out the liquid from the petals and refrigerate the rose water in a sterilized jar between use.” Lianne Farbes,TheMakeUpGirl, via glamour.com

createthislookforless:

Stop and smell the rose (water)

“To save some money, make your own rose-water toner, which has great astringent properties. Here’s my recipe: For every one firmly packed cup of rose petals, pour two cups of boiling water over the top. Cover and steep until the liquid is cool. Strain, squeeze out the liquid from the petals and refrigerate the rose water in a sterilized jar between use.” Lianne Farbes,TheMakeUpGirl, via glamour.com

Appliques and oversized thrifted sweaters come together for this fancy look. Check it out at Trash to Couture.

Two projects in one. What a cute outfit! Dip dye the shirt with denim RIT dye, and use matte fabric paint for the faux leather pants look. This great idea is from Cotton & Curls.

DIY metallic pants with spray paint, by Cotton & Curls!

Statement rings made out of buttons…tutorial is over at Glitter ‘N Glue!

truebluemeandyou:

DIY Multiple Chains Statement Necklace Tutorial from Made in Pretoria here. Really easy DIY because all you need is chain, jump rings and a piece of ribbon. I’m seeing so much cheap jewelry in retail stores, but what I like about DIY is that you can customize everything from fit, color and chain type.

A collaboration between Runway DIY and Huff Post Teen. This would make a great gift!

A trend I can get behind: embellished sweaters. Visit A Pair & a Spare for the tutorial on Baroque Sweatshirts.

Geometrical jewelry with balsa wood. Find materials and instructions at Made in Pretoria.

A tutorial for boxy tops (a favorite of mine) by Cotton & Curls.

DIY Envelope Cell Phone Case, tutorial at Swell Mayde.

Snow is falling here in Montreal and yet I refuse to stop blogging summer clothing DIYs. I love winter, I swear.

A versatile cropped tank tutorial by Geneva of A Pair & a Spare, hosted at the Vogue Australia website (!! So great!). Plan ahead for future warm weather maybe?

DIY Wooden Notepad from Made in Pretoria, a unique gift idea…

If anything can get me excited more than shoes it’s…well, more shoes.

Honestly even if I weren’t planning on wearing an old pair of boots anymore the idea of cutting them would still scare me, but the outcome is just too awesome to miss out on. If you’re made of braver stuff than I head over to Made in Pretoria for more information!.

Planning ahead for the summer already.

Transform an old T-shirt with the tutorial from Trash to Couture…picture links to the instructions.