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If you’ve been wanting to up your DIY game this summer, now’s the time to start. We’ve rounded up 20 fashion-forward DIYs you can make at home. Break out the glue guns and pliers, pretties—it’s time to get crafty!
Toughen up with a cuff
This new jewelry trend proves
that earrings have no limitations. Of course, there are your trusty studs,
hoops and danglers. Who knows what edgy alter ego you might discover with an
ear cuff by your side. It could bring out your inner rocker chick.
See the how-to at Cut out and Keep
Try a 30-minute kimono
You’ll be stunned by this
simple kimono how-to. Just 30 minutes and you’ll be ready to get out on the
town. All you’ll need is your favorite fabric and a needle and thread!
See the how-to at Babble
Fall weather is coming our
way. Amp up your favorite chunky sweaters with some studded detailing. The
extra textures will add an edgy feel to your fave cableknits.
See the how-to at Viviyunn
Ombre for days
Color-blocked and braided
This lightweight scarf is an
easy addition to any plain white tee. With
a few easy steps, you’ve got yourself a great accent piece for your standard
See the how-to at Postris
Channel Chanel with an
oversized pearl choker. This twist on
the sophisticated gems is perfect if you want to make a statement.
See the how-to at Honestlywtf
Recycle an old
sweater into DIY leg warmers/boot toppers in less than 10 minutes. All you need is a cozy knit from your nearest
consignment store and you’re set.
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Western-style body chain
Cross your heart with your very
own body chain. This lesson shows you how to make two varieties: the belly
chain, which hangs around the waist and hips, and the cross body chain, which
puts a modern twist on necklaces. Get this Western boho look now!
See the how-to at Curious
Distressed in six steps
on distressed denim can seem silly, especially when making your own is such a
breeze! Sand and tweeze your way to the perfect pair.
See the how-to at Stylecaster
This Rodarte-inspired hairpin
tutorial will be sure to catch some eyes. Create this look for your next fun
date night. So romantic.
See the how-to at Hello Whimsy
The perfect drapey tee
All you’ve got to do is draw
a rectangle. Can you believe it? Achieve this look with some easy-going jersey
fabric and create an effortless staple piece to add to your closet.
See the how-to at One Avian Daemon
‘90s baby backpack
Got an old flannel hanging around? One’s all you need to make a backpack with these simple steps.
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Show off your inner
royal with these bejeweled hairclips. Snag some ribbon and rhinestones and
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Add a flirty touch to
your shades with some flowerchild embellishments. It’s an extremely bold twist
on those ordinary sunnies.
See the how-to at Fashion Diva Design
Party of 3
Arm parties always need new
members. These quick and easy bangles are a great sleepover activity. Gather
with your besties and get beadin’.
See the how-to at Darby Smart
Festive for fall
This boho bracelet
adds a pop of color to any basic look. Make your own personal touch by choosing
your fave colors.
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Not your basic Headband
Slick your summer strands
back with a chic headband. Welcome to your new go-to for a good hair day.
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Turn heads with your very own
statement necklace. Pick your pendants and showcase your personality with this great
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There’s nothing like a bright
clutch to give your outfit the perfect pop. Best part? You’ve already got a new
bag in your closet. Just whip out your favorite hue and spray your way to a brand
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