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Year One

Tomorrow marks the first birthday of my blog! I really can’t imagine my life without this online presence, and it’s brought me so much joy and amazing opportunities. Thank you to everyone who visits,...

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DIY Sock Bun

The sock bun was my go to hairstyle all summer, and it looks like it’s here to stay! It started as a way to survive the summer heat without a blanket of hair down my back, and stuck around because it...

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DIY Sock Bun Part 2: The Sock

After posting the instruction for my favourite hair secret, the sock bun, I received several questions about making the sock doughnut, something I skipped right past in my original post. Making the...

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DIY Valentino Rockstud Heels

I saw these shoes months ago, and instantly fell in love!!! The price point was just a touch too high, plus the lizard version I loved was no longer for sale. But DIY-ing a shoe is impossible…..right?...

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Decembeard: A Santa DIY

Confession time: I’m a total sucker for funny moustaches, but strictly not on people’s faces. I love moustache party favours, stickers, you name it! I was going to make some moustaches to use as...

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Kelly Wearstler Inspired Christmas DIY

It’s almost Christmas!! Last night I decided My mantel needed a little more Christmas decoration so I made a mini version of this DIY inspired by kelly Wearstler’s brass kaleidoscope! It took me 5...

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DIY Marchesa Inspired Gown

(two original gowns by Marchesa that inspired me) Go big or go home right? I’ve been playing with lace and applique for some time now and I had the idea to make lace applique tops that could be worn...

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DIY Chloe Braided Sandal

I fell in love with these Chloe braided shoes when I spotted them on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Rumi Neely of Fashion Toast but with a very expensive price tag, I knew it was DIY time! (above...

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DIY Belt Vase

Today’s tutorial is super easy to do! If you have a few vintage belts but nowhere to display them, this is a chic and easy way to put your old belts to good use . Depending on how big your vase is,...

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DIY Coin Necklace

Today’s DIY comes courtesy of Jacqueline Tottman, a merchandising/marketing for fashion student at VCAD in Vancouver! While cleaning out her desk, she found a small bag of coins, accumulated from...

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DIY Passport Holder

 Today’s DIY was a product of necessity, I just left for vacation and needed an easy, compact way to carry my passport, tickets, money and obviously a Starbucks card. I could have gone out and bought...

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DIY Perfume Clutch

 The perfume clutch. An accessory that I initially thought to be too campy became an obsession. Seen above, Nicole Warne from Gary Pepper rocked the Charlotte Olympia clutch and subsequently rocked my...

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DIY Glitter Coffee

It might be a good time to confess, I’m basically a three-year old. I love board games, cartoons and anything that makes me believe in magic. One non-inspiring monday morning I started wondering how...

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DIY Purse Vase

What’s a girl to do when someone leaves a very expensive Louis Vuitton purse lying around? Turn it into a vase of course! What started as “that would be a cool picture,” turned into a DIY that I...

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DIY Paper Flower Wall

Today I have the pleasure of sharing a DIY I spent months making. It’s not a hard DIY, just time-consuming when done to scale. We decided to make the wall after one of our favourite ladies, Nina,...

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DIY Alberta Ferretti Party Shoes

When I spotted the beautiful heels at Alberta Ferretti’s spring 2014 runway show my heart skipped a beat! Not only are they seriously perfect for holiday parties, but they are soooo easy to DIY! I...

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DIY Engagement Gloves

For those of us who didn’t start shopping in August, its holiday gift scramble time. Stress city.  Population: me A friend who was recently engaged was heading east for the holidays, which made me...

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DIY {post} Party Florals

There’s nothing more horrifying than cleaning up after a party or event. These days cleaning up après-party usually involves glitter, flowers, and champagne bottles, which is actually pretty...

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The Easiest / Prettiest Easter DIY Ever

I’ve never really been interested in decorating for each holiday, but the colour combo of tan, white & gold is something I’ve always celebrated! Using gold glitter and a white pen to decorate eggs...

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DIY Flower Petal Nails

Today’s beauty DIY is inspired by my obsession with flowers. I love to have flowers all over my house, I love wearing them, photographing them, hell.. I’ve eaten flowers. I love finding new ways to...

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