Category Archives: Tips

Tip Holiday Packing

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Hello DIY‘er, today I bring you a slightly different post but I’m sure it may come in handy… It’s about tips for your holiday wardrobe. I just joined this month’s REDRESS campaign (an NGO based in Hong Kong dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability in the fashion world) Interesting right? For this year 2014, they are working with the challenge of promoting different topics each month, June was about DIY, and July is now about packing wisely for the holidays. I couldn’t resist the challenge of making a post showing you how we can pack more intelligent, efficient and light using our DIY’s of course!!… I hope you will find this post helpful for your summer vacations!

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Tip: How to adjust a shirt

Plan b anna evers DIY Tip: how to tailo a shirt

You have probably once bought a blouse, a shirt or a dress you believed needed a little more shaping and form that could hug your curves in a better way, and you were not sure how to adjust a shirt (the professional way).

I’ll show you a simple tip that you can apply to all your top pieces to shape that garment to your body a little more and be more flattering than the typical “sack of potatoes” style cut. The solution is very simple: Set a shirt with notches. I’ll show you how to make them, how to sew them and how to iron them.

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Tip: SOS Fashion tricks by Laura Opazo

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Hello DIY’ers! Today we have a very special post. The author of today’s post is our special guest Laura Opazo (check out her blog HERE). She is a stylist for TV productions and the commercial chief of Harper’s Bazaar Spain. If you live in Spain, you probably have seen her at her TV show “Moda reto” and “Que regalo” at Canal de Casa. I discovered Laura watching Canal de Casa and from the first moment I was hooked on her great fashion tips and advice.

Today Laura shares with us at Plan B some very cool tips and tricks for any trouble you might have with your clothes. From what to do if you spill nail polish on your favorite dress to how to make a hole in a belt with no punch.

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Tip: Change the stone on your ring

Plan B anna evers DIY TIP: change the stone on your ring

 

Hello DIY’ers! Today I bring you a DIY TIP, simple but works like a charm … How to give a little life to your forgotten jewelry? How to re-use, change their tone and how to keep your jewelry to not change color or rust over time?… solution: nail polish! A cheap TIP that works!

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Tip: Buying off season

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A good tip to get good pieces of clothing at good prices, is to buy them off season. I have created a small selection of basic jackets and coats you can wear for several seasons of autumn and winter.

It’s still too hot to think about covering up, but if we anticipate our winter shopping, we can get big discounts and good deals at the sales of  Zalando. For example this blue blazer you can find HEREContinue reading

TIP: How to make a cross bra strap DIY

Plan B anna evers DIY TIP: cross bra straps

Tops with swimmer back cuts, ideal for summer and a very flattering silhouette. But… maybe like me, you have a small problem: what to do with my bra straps?

In this tutorial I will show you a tip on how easy and fast (and FREE) it is to make cross straps DIY with few materials that you already have at home. This way you can wear this top style without having to give up on wearing your favorite bra. Continue reading