Category Archives: DIY or Buy

DIY or Buy Metal Hair Cuffs

Crafty folks: Take a trip down to your local hardware store to add a super chic DIY copper hair cuff to your wardrobe! Get the instructions over at Brit + Co.

Not-so-crafty folks: It’s way too hot to be chopping up metal pieces, amirite? Get your hair out of your face instantly with this pretty gold option from Jessica Buurman

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DIY or Buy paper peonies

Crafty folks: Ji Kim of Blooms in the Air creates some of the PRETTIEST paper flowers I’ve ever seen, and she shared a tutorial for her peonies over at Freutcake. Now where can I order crepe paper by the ton?

Not-so-crafty folks: Skip all the work and brighten up a room instantly with this plush bouquet from Mazziflowers!

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geometric cross wall decals

Crafty folks: If you’ve been blessed with the gift of patience, you can add some pizzazz to your walls with a roll or two of black washi tape! Check out this tutorial from Everything Emily – it’s amazing how a little bit of elbow grease can transform room

Not-so-crafty folks: Get the same modern look by going the peel & stick route using these pre-cut vinyl plus sign decals from Urbanwalls!

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DIY or Buy a gold pretzel necklace

Crafty folks: Transform a bit of clay into a tasty looking necklace using this simple DIY tutorial from Adventures In Fashion

Not-so-crafty folks: Don’t want to get your hands dirty? Then check out this adorable brass pretzel necklace by nesstudio – it’s even “salted” to perfection!

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DIY or Buy confetti wall decals

Crafty folks: Got a stack of colorful scrap paper laying around? Throw a party for your walls using this easy confetti decal tutorial from Wee Birdy!

Not-so-crafty folks: If the mere thought of having to cut out each piece of confetti makes your hands sore, then this cheerful decal set from The Lovely Wall is for you!

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DIY or Buy a mountain pillow

Crafty folks: I love the fuzzy shearling “snow” on this adorable mountain pillow – it’s such a fun touch! Learn how to make your own over at Design Sponge.

Not-so-crafty folks: If you tend to use your sewing machine more as a fancy paper weight than for actual sewing projects (ahem, like yours truly), you may be better off buying this plush pillow from Three Bad Seeds. Bonus: It comes in 4 pretty colors!

If you can’t get enough of the mountain trend, be sure to check out the DIY mouse pad I put together a while back!

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