I stumbled upon shimtokk, an uber cool blog by Sally and Joke which speaks purely about DIY packaging and such. Really cute! I’m definitely stealing some ideas from these lovely ladies for our holiday packaging. Have a look, you’re gonna enjoy it.
Everyone buys from ikea (ok almost everyone). Ikea is known for modern pleasing designs with pocket-friendly price tags. I’d buy my entire home furniture from Ikea if I can, but I wouldn’t want my abode looking like an Ikea catalogue. Don’t get me wrong, I love their catalogue, but you know what I mean. These changeable legs by Prettypegs is probably the easiest way to modify your Ikea furniture to something your own. Looks different almost instantly! How clever.
I think I want everything from Pour Porter.
I’ve been lusting over the Claire Vivier neon stripe clutch, it’s a known fact. And it’s all over the blogopshere. Every time I come across it, I’ve been tempted too many times to click ‘add to cart’. $173 (before shipping) was a bit more than I was hoping to spend on a clutch. So it’s a DIY project to try.
I came across a discounted bronze finished wristlet at Accessorize for only SG$15, bought a can of spray and DIY my own version. It’s not as perfect as the original, but I guess I can make do with this for now. And I may just attempt another variation of it soon! Have fun!
Things you need:
1. A clutch of your choice
2. A can of spray in any color
3. Masking tape
Step 1. Masking out the area that you do not wish to spray and tape it down flat against the surface to avoid any color running in. I did a vertical down right in the middle just like the original. You can also do a half horizontal design which is pretty cool too.
Step 2. Line the area with news paper
Step 3. Spray away! I forgot to prime with white paint hence the need to spray many many many layers. Do remember to let it dry partially before adding another layer.
Step 4. Let it dry for approx 1 hour before spraying the flip side. Leaving the partially dried spray on the news paper will only cause the ink on the paper to transfer to the paint.
Step 5. When dry completely, remove all masking and rock your DIY clutch!
A mini shop update and more to come soon! All curious pieces available here
Let’s draw every glass window we see! I cannot express how much I adore this.
This is where I wanna be right now, in Santorini, Greece.
via KARLA’S CLOSET
If I were to attend a masque party, this will be mine. Cute.