Quick Ways to Prevent Blisters from Your Strappy Sandals

Posted On Monday, July 6th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide

I live for a good strappy sandal, but the blisters they cause are pure hell! Whether you’re walking around for hours or even just minutes and your shoe starts to rub against your skin, that means an annoying, painful blister is coming in 4, 3, 2…

But instead of being miserable while walking or having to swear off your favorite heels, here are a few ways to make your shoes more comfortable and wearable this summer.

Creative, Affordable Ways to Organize Jewelry

Posted On Monday, June 29th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Home Decor, Thrift Stores

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When you’re cleaning out your closet, an often overlooked part is the accessories. In the same way you need to get rid of some clothes, jewelry also has to be evaluated as well.

Instead of just sharing tips, I decided to show how I clear out my own accessories and how I organize them using thrift store finds!

5 Easy Ways to Make Cheap Jewelry Look Expensive and Last Longer

Posted On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Style Guide

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I have a confession. I love cheap costume jewelry, especially in the summer. There’s nothing better than buying a pair of cute earrings, rings or bangles from a quick fashion store or an NYC street vendor. However, sometimes the jewelry just screams costume and cheap.

And you know my motto. Just because you’re dressing on a dime, you don’t have to look like it. That’s why I’m sharing five tips to make your cheap jewelry last longer and look way more expensive than it really is. Here’s what to avoid and what to do to make the cheap look chic!

DIY: 3 Easy Ways to Upcycle Your Vintage Jewelry

Posted On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide

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Though I love a good DIY, if a project has more than 10 steps or requires a ton of tools, I can’t get with it. That’s why I’m all about the quick, easy DIYs anyone of any skill can achieve.

You might remember when I raided my grandmother’s closet for her vintage clothes and jewelry. While I’ve worn some of the pieces, a bit of the jewelry is broken. Fabulous, but broken or just not my style. Instead of tossing them, I decided to remix the broken jewelry.

Check out the easy DIYs below and see how I incorporate the vintage jewelry into wardrobe basics {button down shirt, clutch, strappy sandals} every woman has.

5 Minute DIY: Convert Broken Jewelry Into a Necklace Holder

Posted On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Filed Under: DIY

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I absolutely hate throwing anything away. Seriously, before I toss something in the trash, my first question is, “can I use this for something else?”

That thinking led me to upcycle my broken jewelry and create a storage solution for my collection of necklaces. Check out how I reused broken brooches, necklaces and rings as a way to hang necklaces. It’s the easiest DIY project ever.

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