Sorry this is late in my blogging schedule, but here’s your Do It Yourself project I made this week, well, last week.

I made several earrings with buttons I really liked. I personally prefer studs when there is a design like this, and not a hanging version.

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I cut off the back of the button and glued an earpost. Avoid using Elmer’s glue or even a glue gun because the glue isn’t strong enough to hold together when you’re pulling on them to take them off.

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This is my favorite thing to do now because it is so easy to make. I’ve been doing for a while and I’m thinking of selling them. Just wait til you see the earrings I’m makin with seeds. Nobody will have earrings like you when you find a nice pair of buttons. You don’t have to use buttons you can glue anything. The earring don’t have to be the same exact button mix and match to be more unique. The pair below is the same pair in the above photo. One is pink and the other is blue, so cute.

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Of course, when you do this let me know what you made. Joanne uses clay to customize her own earrings.


Do It Yourself!

I’m not an artist, but I am anal about details. I’m not a professional designer, but I like to do things correctly. Sounds OCD.

Being unique in fashion is so easy when you design your own clothes and accessories guys. Don’t be afraid to wrip jeans, throw paint at it, spray paint shirts, whatever!! My favorite fashion is street fashion and this is when DIY projects lets me express my style.

Use clothes you already have. Before you pass it on or throw away think of something you could do with it.

For example, I have these sneakers I love but they’re old and I don’t want to throw them away. I decided I want to custom design my Air Force sneaks.

They look like this after painting the sole silver. It was a gross yellow color before.

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 After I got done brainstorming my ideas, then rejecting and starting over again, I ended up with the this

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 There are sneakers you can but that totally look like you made them. My favorite sneaks are the Nike Liberty Patchwork Dunks. I’m depressed about being so late in finding them, but maybe someone with a small foot wants to sell me a used pair?