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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

EBEW: DIY

DIY | Everybody, Everywear

Happy Tuesday to everybody!  Is it raining where you are?  It was so hard to get out of bed this morning with the rain and the cold air.  I always forget about that aspect of fall and winter... not ever wanting to get up in the mornings. lol

Today over on Everybody Everywear bloggers are showing off their DIY skills.  Our challenge was to wear something that you had created yourself.

I am sure many of you remember this white denim vest that I made out of a too large denim jacket. 
 I haven't worn it that much, so I thought that would be the basis of my outfit.
Then I remembered the dip dyed scarf I made this summer and
re-discovered when I was transitioning my closet from summer to fall.  If you are interested in learning how to make a scarf like this just check out Meg's tutorial here
I decided to pull all of these soft colors together and anchor them with brown cords and some dark brown and green jewelry. 
There you have it:  Not just one DIY, but two.
Are you a big DIY'r when it comes to clothing or decorating?
What project have you done that you just fell in love with and couldn't believe you actually pulled it off?

pink T-Old Navy
DIY vest-Old Navy
brown cords-Old Navy
scarf-DIY
earrings-Anthro
bracelet-F21
wedges-Madden Girl
belt-?

14 comments:

The Closet Shopper said...

I really envy you DIYers. I'm just not crafty in any way. I think about things I might be able to do but I'm too lazy or too scared to try it? Not exactly sure which.

I love the vest and the scarf. I think the pinks with the brown cords was a great color combination.

xoxo,
Tracy

Style Journey said...

I envy anyone who can do DIY stuff. I see all you bloggers out there doing such cool things, and I cannot be that creative! Plus, I can't sew for crap either, lol.

Love your white denim vest and the scarf. Pairing the lighter colors with the brown was a great idea.

No rain here in Columbus, but it's heading our way :(

Bonnie said...

I wish I was a smart enough present to DIY. I'm not. I have no skills. This sounds good, though!

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Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

Good work, Brett! I love your look here. I also am NOT a DIYer, but I admire those who do!!

Bravoe Runway said...

Oh Wow Brett! You did an awesome job turning a jean jacket into a vest...you sewed it! Some would have just cut it for a fray but you did a great job!

cate said...

Wow - I'm impressed that you have 2 DIYs in one outfit:) The scarf is so fun!

Tiffany said...

Oh, that is such a pretty outfit! If you were wearing khaki pants, you'd look like a yummy ice cream cone! =)

Viv said...

wonderful outfit, i love a good DIY.. mostly because i can't DIY anything lol



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Debby said...

Very cute. Love the vest w/ the scarf and I always love pink!! xo

Rebecca said...

Cute scarf, and it looks great with the pink top.

Kristin said...

You're inspiring me to attempt more DIYs!

kimbercrafts said...

I've been wanting to try out Meg's dip dye tutorial - yours came out great!

Meagan said...

The scarf looks really great! and I love your black jeans!
-Meagan
www.spunkychateau.com

VanityofVanities said...

Wow! That vest and scarf are great DIY projects. Stylish and chic, eh.

Cheers,
Cathy@uniform discount