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As the title suggests, today's post is a Do It Yourself! The other day I was feeling a little creative and decided to put that energy to good use, and this is the outcome. I will be the sharing 3 popular, no-fuss DIYs that I did which are as follows
➳ DIY ripped/cut front leggings.
➳ Decorating your keys.
➳ Decorating using scarves.
➊ Ripped/Cut-out Leggings
This DIY works best with black leggings in my opinion. Try to avoid double-lined or thick leggings as the cut edges do not roll properly. Mine cost about €4 in Penneys. To determine where to cut, I put my leggings on and drew horizontal lines with a white eyeliner. These lines can also be drawn using chalk or even a bright lipliner.
I then remove the leggings, lying them flat on the ground. Taking a small scissors, I cut into the lines. You can either rip along the lines or cut. Don't worry about being neat: the edges will roll up anyways. That's pretty much all that needs to be done!
These leggings are fab in Summer/Spring over bare legs but during the colder months they can be worn with sheer tights underneath. I also wear mine with patterned tights or coloured tights underneath.
➋ Decorating your Keys
I'm forever mixing up my keys so I used my collection of nail polish's to differentiate through decoration! I used about 3 coats so to ensure an opaque finish. You could also add glitter, nail stickers or maybe paint a pattern like polka dots for a really girly feel.
➌ Decorating Using Scarves
I have endless scarves, headscarves and headbands that I rarely use. Sooo instead of leaving them lying dormant in my drawers, I took this time to put them to use! I rounded up some of my handbags and scarves and headbands and matched them all up.
Left: Huge, sheer scarf that is as big as a blanket. Middle: This was glued to a headband I bought in Claire's Accessories. I ripped it off and tossed the hairband in the bin (it was horrific). Right: This is a skull scarf (rip off of Alexander McQueen) that I bought in Penneys for about €4.
For each of these scarves I just knotted them around the handle of the bags.
This is something a lot of people do, but an alternative way of accessorising with scarves is to tie them around hats such as bowler hate, fedoras and straw hats. I like to leave the tails hanging down off the hat for an edgy look.
And that concludes this little post of popular, simple DIYs. I hope you liked!
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