Six Best Free Patterns For Fingerless Gloves

The season of cold weather is upon us, which means it's time to pull out the knitting needles and yarn and prepare to warm your hands this fall and winter with a cozy fingerless gloves. Knitted mitts keep wrists and palms warm, keeping fingers free for typing, texting... or knitting! We've gathered six of the most beautiful patterns for fingerless gloves and cozy mitts, whether you're knitting for your best friend, favorite guy or yourself./1/ Fetching Beauty Fingerless Gloves - Knitty Light cabling and a scalloped edge give these mitts a simple elegance./2/ Ethnic Explorations Fingerless Mitts - Independent Stitch This lovely Fair Isle pattern offers a simple chart as well as written instructions. Perfect for your first foray into Fair Isle, or a quick and easy project for … [Read more...]

DIY Beach Bags for Every Budget

Every Summer I feel the need to buy a new beach bag. There's just something about a fresh bottle of sunscreen, a fluffy new beach towel, a new magazine and a great big, new beach bag to throw it all in! As you can imagine though, these things can really add up. If you're like me, you have a Summer budget to maintain while the kids are out of school. With a bit of fabric you already have at home or a quick trip to the fabric store {or the hardware store?}, you can whip up a new beach bag in no time.Today I've gathered a handful of DIY tutorials that will help you have your new bag and be soaking up the rays by the seashore in no time!Honeymoon Beach Bag - You don't really need to be going on your honeymoon to make this bag. But, if you were headed out on your honeymoon, this would … [Read more...]

Modernism Week – A Designer’s Delight

 Those who have enjoyed the grandeur that is Palm Springs, California, will attest to its sunny warmth, paradise-worthy weather and the brilliance of its authentic desert style.  Add to this a magical conglomeration of innovative work by superb artists, set against the backdrop of exquisite, color-filled natural landscapes, native palm trees swaying in the wind and the majesty of the San Jacinto Mountains in the distance, you have the award-winning recipe for the spectacular Modernism Week.  This annual event genially showcases where mid-century architecture, fashion, art, and design meet contemporary ideas and thinking; it is an understatement to merely suggest that it is a designer’s dream to attend.  The impressiveness of this extraordinary event, however, extends far beyond … [Read more...]

It’s a Stella & Dot Fashion Jewelry Trunk Show

Stella & Dot Spring:We're super excited to announce an online Trunk Show for trendy, affordable jewelry from Stella & Dot . The new arrivals are out  for their Spring  line and you can shop from home. Look at these beauties. Whether you're looking for one of the latest trends, or a noteworthy style you can wear this season and next, this collection of fashion jewelry has it all. You will find stylish necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuffs, bangles, and accessories to keep you in the latest styles for events, work and every day, attire. Every season brings excitement with the new product announcements from Stella and Dot. An invitation to a Stella & Dot trunk show is always on my radar. A night of fun, friends and shopping for jewelry and accessories is a great … [Read more...]

10 Chic Braided Hairstyles

With the heat of summer quickly approaching, many women opt for an easy up-do or ponytail. This season, braids are all the rage. You can see them popping up on the runway, magazine covers and the school pick up line. Looking for easy and gorgeous braids you can sport this summer? Here are 10 chic braids that will get heads turning! 1. Braids for Accents Not overly confident in your braiding skills? They start out small, with a few accents here and there or added to a sexy up-do for a little extra pizzazz! (Photo Credit: Julia & Company) 2. Twisted Braids A little more skilled in your braiding skills? Try adding this fishtail braid to a low sloppy bun for an instant pop of flair. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) 3. Elegant Braids for an Updo Add this small and tight french braid to … [Read more...]

15 Fashion Shoes DIYs

Who doesn't love a great pair of shoes? And the only thing that makes a new pair of shoes better is a pair of shoes that is custom-made and one-of-a-kind. See some of the cutest ways to dress up your plain-Jane footwear!Decoden Shoe Clips by A Little Craft in Your DaySparkle Toe Shoes by Mom It ForwardLeather Lace-on Shoe Mustaches by Mum in the Mad HouseDoctor Who Inspired Galaxy Shoes by Craft Test DummiesLace TOMS Summer Shoes by Homemade101Ombre Sneakers by Dream a Little BiggerKnitting Baby Booties by Blissfully DomesticFive-Minute Shoe Clips by Adventures in FashionFrida Kahlo TOMS by Pear MamaFlower Shoes by Bespoke BrideFabric Covered Shoes by Delia CreatesStudded Flats by Horses and HeelsBow Shoes by Anna EversGold Snake … [Read more...]