DIY: Beautiful Bookmarks

Make your book looks beauty with this book mark ^^

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From sleeves to screens, it seems like tablets are getting the most stylish accessories nowadays! Well what about books?! Dress up your books with these pretty fabric bookmarks, and make your techie friends jealous. They’re also the perfect present for the bookworm in your life!

Baby Blue Pom Pom Bookmark

Baby Blue Pom Pom Bookmark MaterialsWhat You’ll Need:

1 Yard of Bluebird 1.5” Grosgrain Ribbon #00307

1 Yard of Pink 3/8” Pom Pom Fringe #31664

Scissors

Sobe glue

Paint brush

Measuring tape or ruler

Baby Blue Pom Pom Bookmark Cutting

1. Cut 1′ of grosgrain ribbon, and paint a small amount of glue onto the edge of the ribbon. NOTE: Every time you cut a piece of ribbon, you should seal the edge with some glue to prevent fraying.

Baby Blue Pom Pom Bookmark Measuring Pom Pom Trim

2. Line the pom poms against the width of the ribbon, and cut. Each piece should have four pom poms.

Baby Blue Pom Pom Bookmark Gluing Pom Pom Trim

3. Glue the pom pom trim to the top of the ribbon…

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DIY Lanyard Project

Many Bright Things

Like many people nowadays, I have to wear a lanyard at work with my ID badge attached. The standard work-provided lanyards are rather boring, so I thought I’d make a few more attractive ones for myself and some friends.

This is a VERY easy project!

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Materials required:

  • Grosgrain ribbon- this holds its shape much better than satin ribbon, and looks crisper.
  • A split-ring (like the sort on key rings)
  • A trigger-clasp, preferably with a swivel attachment, so that your ID always lies flat when the lanyard is being worn.
  • A rivet (large enough for the split-ring to pass through comfortably)
  • Some suitable glue

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First of all cut the ribbon to your preferred length- it needs to be long enough to pass easily over your head, but not so long that the lanyard gets in the way/is annoying when being worn!

Line the ends of the ribbon up so that one end protrudes…

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DIY Chanel-Inspired Pearl Ring

This is super easy and inspiring

Cinnamon Spring

So during Chanel’s Spring 2014 show, ginormous pearls as accessories strutted down the runway.

The pearls were so huge that it was difficult not to notice!

Vogue Italia 

Karl Lagerfield had to say this about the pearls: “My favourite thing is the new necklace like an earphone, it’s two huge pearls, but in fact it’s very flattering because the huge pearls give a beautiful light on the girl’s face.”

What you need:

  • – 2 pearls
  • – 1 flat end headpins
  • – superglue

Add superglue to the end of the headpin which will hold the pearl.

Slip the pearl right to the end of the flat end bit of the headpin. Let the glue set for a minute.

Then add glue to the other end of the headpin.

Slip the pearl onto the glued end. Let it sit for a minute for the glue to set.

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Floral Decor Inspiration

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For the past few days we’ve been talking about how to integrate florals into your spring wardrobe, but what about you home decor? Flowers are the ultimate bachelorette pad pattern. They’re feminine, romantic and so beautiful. It’s easy to add florals to your home, especially when the elements to make DIY floral decor are 15% off! Check out these inspirational photos, and then head onto our Floral Shop and get your DIY supplies!

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This flower wall is a real attention-grabber. The rest of the decor is minimal because the wall packs such a punch.

Green Floral Wallpaper in Bathroom

Make a statement with beautiful wallpaper. This green wallpaper is in a color that’s calming and has a really luxurious feel.

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If you’re allergic to huge prints and bold patterns, add flowers in small doses; a rose on your pillow, a sunflower on your mug.

http://www.mjtrim.com/floral-trims.html

You can DIY these botanical soap dispensers are a great way to make…

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