Decor on a Dime: 10 Ways to Decorate with Washi Tape

Posted On Monday, July 21st, 2014
Filed Under: DIY, Home Decor, How To
I’m not the biggest DIYers and here’s why: the projects tend to have a million steps and require tools I’ve never even heard of. But that’s why I’m obsessed with washi tape. It’s the decorative tape that makes jazzing up practically anything in your home as easy as 1-2-3 and you can find rolls for just a few bucks at any craft shop, dollar store, etc.
Check out 10 ways to decorate with washi tape. Seriously, this is a great option for decor on a dime.
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Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, July 18th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, DIY, Home Decor, shopping

Links to Save By, affordable fashion

21 Healthy Hair DIY Treatments for Summer-Starved Hair {my latest piece for BuzzFeed}

8 Outfit Formulas that Work on Every Body Type, Every Time {Redbook}

15 Ways to Save on Decor {The Everygirl}

10 Ways to Update Your Vintage Seating {Apartment Therapy}

6 Sale Sandals You Need in Your Life {Cheap Chicas}

Target Announces Black Friday in July Over 3 Weekends {The Recessionista}

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Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, July 11th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Looking Fly on a Dime: Links to Save By

Work, Play, Vacay: What to Pack for a Weekend Getaway {Travel Noire}

New York City’s 38 Best Vintage Stores {Racked}

The $8 DIY Trick for Dressing Up Your Table {Redbook}

15 Ways to Make Your Outfit More Interesting {StyleList}

23 Totally Brilliant DIYs Made From Common Thrift Store Finds {Buzzfeed}

The Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape {Ebony}

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5 Summer Trends at Your Local Thrift Shop

Posted On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Filed Under: DIY, Style Guide, Thrift Stores, Thrifty Threads 365
Thrifty Threads 365: summer trends at the thrift shop What’s old is always new again. That’s why thrift shops are so amazing for affordable fashion. Cyclical style means what was hot in the 60s, 70s and 80s is suddenly hot again. If you need some new-to-you summer clothes, why invest serious cash when you can just thrift?
Check out 5 summer trends you can find at your local thrift shop.

5 Quick, Easy Ways to Cut an Oversized T-Shirt

Posted On Monday, July 7th, 2014
Filed Under: DIY, Looking FLY on a Dime, Style Guide
Let me start off by saying I’m so not the DIY person. Though I love the idea of do-it-yourself projects, sometimes the process has too many steps and is so intimidating, I give up before I even start. So that’s why when I actually do anything DIY related, it’s insanely easy.
I always find cheap t-shirts while thrift shopping and sometimes they have really fun designs or cute sayings. Unfortunately, they tend to be oversized. That’s why I love the idea of DIY projects for shirts that are your style but not necessarily perfect for your shape.
Check out 5 ways to cut an oversized t-shirt.