Hello DIY‘ers, I guess that like me you are probably looking for ideas and inspiration for autumn DIY looks. Personally I love the pieces that look like lingerie with a nice thick sweater or cardigan for this season.
I decided to recycle my old satin pajama pants, turning them into these sports shorts with lace trimmings. Now they look like lingerie shorts, right? If you want to see more on sports shorts inpiración before deciding on a style, be sure to see my previous post with some ideas HERE.
One of the Must pieces of this past summer was the sports shorts or running shorts. This very 80’s aerobic/sports fashion garment came roaring back this summer 2014… but it seems its persisting on to this fall fashion trends. Personally I like the cut and how comfortable they are. These loved-hated shorts that we always visualize in pastel or neon color (because of the decade that they reminds us), are now back in more modern materials such as leather or sequined fabric or prints. Here is a small selection of some of my favorites. This will help us inspire us for our next DIY. Whitch one is your favorite? Continue reading →
Hello DIY‘ers! Do you remember the post from last week “Inspiration lace tunics and kaftans“? Well today I will show you how easy it is to make one yourself. It’s a very simple version of how to sew a kaftan or tunic. You can use it as a dress or a coverup for the beach or the pool.
Because I’m not ready to dismiss the good weather and the sunshine… with this post I dedicate one last goodbye to Summer’s 2014! I hope you had a great summer too and you enjoy this tutorial!! Continue reading →
One of the fashion items that I think is the most comfortable, feminine and is really easy to sew is the called kaftan or tunic. I especially like when it’s made in a delicate fabric like lace for a look even more feminine and light. Since this garment in itself takes a lot of fabric to make, a touch of Sheer makes it more beautiful. I have been inspired by these pictures that I found on Pinterest for our next DIY. What do you think? Would you like make a kaftan?
Hello DIY‘er!! Today, a very warm day in the middle of August, let’s make a resume of the full collection of the DIY travel kit! If you haven’t gone on vacation yet or you have planned a getaway later on this year, be sure to see how cool the complete travel kit is and how you can make each of these pieces. This summer I don’t have much vacation time, but i’ll take the opportunity for a little getaway next week and I’ll have an excuse to use my complete kit. I can not wait! Happy summer DIY‘ers !!!
Hello DIY’ers! How is your summer going? I arrived from London a few days ago were I was taking a course at Central Saint Martins that I won at Barcelona Creativa contest… But I’ll tell you more about that later;) Meanwhile if you want to check out some pictures from my trip to London stop by my INSTAGRAM account.
In this tutorial, following the inspiration eyelet post we are going to make a simple but cool customization for our basic, bland and boring T shirt we all have. I used the same knitted eyelet fabric I used in the DIY skirt tutorial. Ready? Let’s get to work!
Hello DIY‘ers! I’m sorry I’ve been absent these days… I have been working on some projects and on my trip to London. But I’m back with more DIY‘s! Following our last post inspiration eyelet fabric Let’s make a skirt with this type of fabric. I have to admit that I’ve cheated a bit, I didn’t chose the a real eyelet fabric, this one is a stretch kind… but it looks like the original, right? This type of fabric will save us time and effort. Since we can skip the step of sewing a zipper and sewing darts!
Hello there! Did you like the selection of images of the last post inspiration bohemian shirt? Here you have a DIY tutorial for you to transform a basic shirt or tunic into a more boho chic style shirt. You can use a man’s shirt too. It’ll look great with your jeans or your shorts! Personally I think the pieces with a bohemian vibe are ideal for summer. What do you think?
Hello DIY‘ers! After a looooong wedding weekend in Burgos, I’m ready to show you more DIY‘s! (Check out some beautiful wedding location pics on my INSTAGRAM) Today I will show you how I transformed a winter overalls (an impulse buy, without thinking) in to a much more practical summer overalls. I mention this because when I saw these overalls in the store I fell in love and bought them without thinking that these aren’t a very practical garment when you have to take 30 layers of clothing off every time you have to go to the bathroom in winter. (you can imagine what I mean, right?) Apart from this small detail, the bloody overalls had no pockets! And let’s face it, overalls that don’t have pockets to put your hands and strike an interesting pose…ARE NOT COOL! So here is a little DIY transformation: DIY overalls with pockets.
Hello DIY‘ers! Are you traveling this summer? I hope so! Here I present you with a new post from our DIY Travel Kit series.
One of our fears when traveling is our security, especially if going to an unknown place and we are staying in a hostel or hotel… Today, many hotels have safety boxes in the rooms, but some don’t. This happened to me when I traveled to Thailand last summer. You are put in the position of going out with all your money, cards, documents, passport on you, and eventually you end up overwhelmed. In this case, you can use what I have called the DIY secret hanger. Here you can store whatever you want without being noticed where your stuff is.