Nothing says chic like DIY. With spring and summer just around the corner, this breezy and elegant tube dress is all you need to stay cool. See how to make a DIY chic tube dress in this video from GiannyL. This DIY closet hack is simple and easy, and the tube dress is a great ...more
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Just because your skirt is in tatters doesn't mean you look like a homeless hobo. In fact, when the tatters that comprise your skirt come from old but beautiful fabrics (instead of, well, just old and overused fabrics), you'll look both chic and money smart. Dig through your ...more
A funky hippie-chic necklace with a floral focal bead to help bring summer into your life. For this project you will need cord or thong, beads, a jump ring, eye pins, head pins, cord tips, jump rings, and necklace findings. Learn how to make this hippie chic necklace by watchi ...more
Xteeener wants to show you how to make the cool easy Updo Bun. Materials required: 1)Take some Bobby Pins depending upon the thickness of the hair you have. 2)Take some small Bobby pins to pin your bangs back. 3)Take a tiny hair elastic. Step 1: Take a big chunk of bangs from ...more
We all have a bag of old clothes somewhere, or old clothes lying randomly around the closet. You know, the t-shirt that's too ratty or that dress you got from Ann Taylor that looked perfectly in season a few years ago but now you can't bring yourself to wear anywhere. While y ...more
You have to wear a swimsuit at the beach or by the pool, but when you're out and about running errands or riding a bike along the pier, you should cover up those sexy gams and toned biceps in order to prevent sun damage. Be sun safe and chic all at once by learning how to mak ...more
Carrie Bradshaw of Sex and the City never looks anything but flawless. No matter where she is - whether it be the middle of the dessert on a camel or the middle of Manhattan on a bar stool - Carrie always brings style. Check out this tutorial for advice on how to achieve one ...more
The Thread Heads hang out at the Renegade Craft Fair in New York. Then they teach us how to make a bikini from an old tee! It's a ways into the video, so jump ahead if you just want the how to. Hot!
Make your own mini scrapbook album out of four paper bags! This tutorial shows you how to create your own shabby chic album using the paper bags as your base and then using school supplies to add a unique twist to your album.
This hairstyle is perfect for all you schoolgirl glamsters who wish you lived in the eighties. It's a cute and chic look, with a few braids here and there, and a grungy ponytail on one side. This hairstyle hardly takes up your time, and looks awesome, and messy.
Learn how you can create a chic chignon hair style with this tutorial. You will need long hair for this quick and easy hairstyle. Watch this video demonstration and you can create a chic chignon hair style in no time at all.
Are you still one of those boring folks who use duct tape only as it's recommended, i.e. for taping stuff together? Well, get ready to be enlightened - while organizing your life a little bit - by watching this innovative duct tape tutorial. You'll learn a novel use for duct ...more
Plain hoodies are among the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own. But while they're comfortable and chic, plain hoodies can also look a little dull, especially if all you're wearing is sweats or blue jeans with them. Spice up your hoodie and your overall look at the ...more
A layered skirt can add either elegance or a bit of funkiness to your wardrobe, depending on your choice of fabric. This video shows you a quick and easy way to sew your own, perfectly fitted layered skirt out of whatever fabric you want.
You don't need to spend mad amounts of money to carry a chic purse. While every gal covets her Dior satchel and Chanel quilted purse, toting around a bag you made yourself speaks volumnes about your ingenuity and individuality. Watch this video to learn how to put together a ...more
You don't have to use your own wedding dress - just use one you find at a thrift store! This tutorial shows you a great way to take an old and outdated wedding dress and turn it into a chic dress.
We can't guarantee that these candy trees will still be there the next day if you happen to have a few candy-obsessed kids running around the house! As short or as long as they last, these candy trees are a gorgeous compliment to your holiday decor. When untouched, these trees ...more
This is a super cool hairstyle that involves the best parts of all worlds: braids, ponytails and poofs! In this video, learn how to create this hot party girl style that will have everyone wondering how you could have possibly done it yourself. This 'do may take you a little ...more
Logan demonstrates how to make a 'heroin chic' look using makeup applied with 192 and 290 brushes. He begins with highlighting powder. Shading is created by using processed powder. Eye definition is added with the 219 pencil brush to apply brown down eyeshadow. Next, blend dow ...more
Circle skirts are easy, and look good on nearly any figure. You can sew your own without needing a pattern at all - just pick your under fabric and over fabric, then follow along with this tutorial for a retro chic addition to your wardrobe.
This tutorial video will give you tips on painting your nails with a super cute lavender flower nail design. This nail paint job is adorable.
Dressing for school entails two components: Your outfits must be chic and cute, but also comfortable enough that you can wear them from Econ class to after school band practice without ripping a seam or chafing. To learn how to put together chic and comfortable outfits for ba ...more
This is very similar to the PVC picture frame, but it's interesting enough to post it as well. I like circley [sic] patterns, and this little idea fits into that beautifully. This one also contains a better how-to than the picture frame article, so if you liked that concept bu ...more
What do you look forward to most during the holiday season? Sugar cookies sprinkled and iced into a cute snowman shape are always enjoyable, but for us it's all about the decorating. There's nothing quite like putting on Bing Crosby and affixing ornaments onto the tree while s ...more
Layering becomes a necessary skill to know during the fall and winter, when it's nigh impossible to get away with wearing just your favorite dress or t-shirt and nothing else. If you want to learn how to layer clothing so that you'll stay warm AND chic, check out this video f ...more
In this cool makeup how-to video, the awesome Michelle Phan shows you how you can still wear makeup and look great with glasses. In this video, you'll find out how you can makeup work for you even if you have to wear frames, and look chic and stylish at the same time! Just wat ...more
A scarf is super versatile. It can be chic-looking and keep your neck warm at the same time. In this video, Sarah James, from HairThursday, shows you 6 different ways to tie scarves. Pull-Through Hang the scarf around your neck, then tie a loose knot on one side. Pull the opp ...more
Le Freak by Chic is a popular song from the 70's and the epic bass player on the track was Bernard Edwards. The song for bass players is all about sticking in the pocket and grooving hard when it calls for it. In this excellent lesson you will learn how to play each section of ...more
Sure you can get your hair professionally done for your wedding - most brides do - but weddings cost so much as it is, so why tack on more money to the bill? Do your bridal hairstyle yourself - or get your mom to do it - by creating one of these effortless and quick bridal ha ...more
Duct tape isn't only handy for taping your rear view mirror back when your drunken cousin knocks it off in a fit of intoxicated rage. In fact, duct tape is a excellent and cheap material for crafting. Just check out this video to find out for yourself. You'll be guided step-b ...more
You can make this bracelet with your leftover threads :) Easy to make and Fun to wear! Nice gift for your friends. Video: .
In this clip, you will get a double lesson. You will learn how to create a cute sleeve for your coffee cup out of fabric so you don't burn your hands as well as a homemade stitch marker with a fun heart design. The sleeve is not only stylish, but also saves all that cardboard ...more
Chances are you have a pile of old, unused clothing lying somewhere in your house. You're sure as hell never going to wear any of it, but you also don't want to throw anything away just yet. So how do you eliminate the unsightly pile without completely tossing it into a trash ...more
Stand out from the high street fashion clones with stuff you’ve fashioned yourself. It’s easy to take old pieces of electronic junk and transform them into all sorts of fun ‘n’ funky geeky accessories. Like a totally useful tote bag, a what-on-earth-is-that wallet and a bedazz ...more
Ever wondered why French women are so chic and stylish and fashionable? Here's why- some simple fashion and style rules that will bring out the femme in you. Be French chic. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Here is yet another genius article by the hilarious and savvy ladies at practicalwedding.com. Ok. I admit it. I am a practicalwedding junkie. This article has tons of great tips so that you can have a picture perfect wedding without lifting a finger.
Channel Pulip shows you how to make a holiday coat for a doll. You will need wool felt, with no crease, trimming, lace, ribbon or button. Cut out the pattern as shown. Sew together at shoulder with 4mm seam. Pin and sew sleeve on. Sew lace on coat bottom and sleeve bottoms. Se ...more
With inflation making even simple household wares like cups and pencil holders going for $10 a pop, it's easy to see how attractive making your own home essentials is. In this kids project, you and your kid will learn how to create a schoolyard chic scissor holder out of thin ...more
In this video, we learn how to get a chic and sophisticated look with light makeup. First, you want to prime your face and then spray brush on a foundation that matches your skin tone or is slightly darker. Next, set your face with a powder and lightly dust your entire face. D ...more
If you've got all day and have a nail obsession, then this is the perfect nail polish and decor experiment for you. Check out this manicure tutorial to learn how to create a rocker chic look with teal nail polish, flecks of gold nail polish, lace, and bullion for a studded opu ...more
This how-to video demonstrates how to make unique earth-friendly wedding invitations that only look expensive. Learn about chlorine free paper, translucent velum, and how to use natural embellishments for your wedding invitations. Start making your own wedding invitations today.
Watch this instructional cosmetics video to create a casual chic makeup look for darker skin. This look is flattering in almost any setting. Use an orangy pink mango eye shadow and work back into with dark shades. This way you can where less makeup for summer days in the city. ...more
This tutorial video will teach you how to keep your clothes looking great over time. Keeping your clothes chic long after they're new is a special skill.
Watch this how to video and learn how to get basic steps to get the perfect layered yet chic look.
Woven Shades are not just stylish and chic, but Eco-friendly made from renewable materials great for Mother Earth! Installing Woven Wood Shades Watch the video above for a step-by-step tutorial on how to install chic woven wood shades to complement any window in the home.
Most wouldn't think that "modern-boho" is appropriate for the office, but you can transform your gypsy garb into something professional and chic. In this video, Sydne Summer shows you how to do just that. Take cover If your maxi dress is sleeveless, cover up with a sheer long ...more
In the wonderful world of fashion, Chucks (AKA Converse sneakers) are like the LBDs for our feet. Oh-so-comfortable and also exuding an effortless hipster cool, Chucks are our go-to footwear any time of day. But because they're so practic and chic we also see zillions of peopl ...more
Hermès is all about giving out the free goodies—this week I posted a tutorial for making your own papercraft "Kelly bag" and for years now they've created "knotting cards", a set of DIY illustrations presenting different ways to wear their iconic scarves. Typically list headl ...more
Got a bunch of old, chunky sweaters accumulating in your closet? Of course you can donate them to Goodwill, but we're betting that you can get a lot more mileage out of those babies than you think. Simply take a look at this fashion design tutorial to learn how to turn a Mick ...more
If you want to learn patterns drafting/making in different sizes (EXTRA SMALL, SMALL, MEDIUM, MEDIUM-LARGE, LARGE, EXTRA LARGE), now it becomes easy with these great videos that make patterns drafting easier and clearer. Step 1: How to Take Body Measurements Video: . Step 2: ...more
Blue tooth is slowly becoming more widely used for its hands off convenience. However, most people have a problem with the audio volume the bluetooth provides. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to hack a bluetooth speakerphone mod for your cellphone. Speake ...more
This is no schoolmarm style. You'll instantly look chic with a messy bun. You Will Need: * Hair that hasn’t been washed for 24 hours * A brush * Bobby pins in the color of your hair * Hair spray * Dry shampoo or hair mousse (optional) * An elastic band (optional) Step 1: St ...more
Luxaholics, fashionistas and Sex in the City fans... Here lies the information needed to make the perfect cake for your next chic birthday party or bachelorette party! Learn how to make a shoebox & high heel shaped cake with step by step instructions in this three-part video t ...more
Before this video we had no idea you could tye die cakes (sort of). While tie dying t-shirts, linens, and other wares requires several colors of fabric dye and scrunching up the fabric, tie dying cake involves no toxic chemicals. In fact, the "tie dye" is actually a few vibra ...more
Don't add your plastic cup to the trash bin just yet. The sturdy plastic material of these ubiquitous containers makes them perfect to use as miniature DIY greenhouses for seedlings, smartphone sound amplifiers, Christmas ornament storage, and even packing material. If you ha ...more
Plain white fondant looks elegant and classic on its own - just think beautiful wedding cakes and birthday cakes - but sometimes white on white just gets plain dull. For times when you crave a little more pizzazz in your life, or at least in your cake decorating, check out thi ...more
Granny squares are lovely on their own and make funny indie chic coasters, but sometimes it's nice to attach a bunch together and create a quilt or afghan. So after you've crocheted your pretty granny squares, take a look at this tutorial to learn how to attach granny squares ...more
Upcycling a too large t-shirt doesn't require that you have a degree from a fashion college or are an expert with the needle and thread. In fact, you don't need any needle at all to create the t-shirt project presented in this video. All you need to do is pick up a pair of sci ...more
Film burn was really annoying all those years ago when we used to have actual film and it used to actually burn. Now its acquired chic status, and people want it to add it to their digital films. This video will teach you how to create film burn effects using the Adobe Premier ...more