Recently I was inspired to attach two rows of pearls in the shape of a collar to a navy silk top I had bought in a thrift store. It worked out pretty well! Was a first try (and probably more of a prototype) and will be making a few more in the future. The collar isn't as wonky as it looks in...

As you probably know, it inspired my neon necklaces (here and here) and I was so happy to receive so many pics of your recreations as part of my reader DIY request (more on that shortly!). This diamond clutch bag in neon patent leather with a chain wrist strap has been haunting me since I...

To make a Chanel inspired chain you can crochet one side in pale pink, the other in black. Metal chains rock but you can use plastic chains too.

DIY inspiration abounded! This amazing neon rope belt by Roksanda Ilincic was a particular inspiration - a big coil of rope covered in a tube of neon lycra and tied in a sailors knot. Amaze! Very happy to see that brights and florals featuring heavily in S/S12. No need to cull my wardrobe...

With Milan and Paris yet to come you can take this as part 1 of DIY inspirations from AW12 Streetstyle. As usual I have been scouring the streets for inspirations for my next projects - and have found plenty. If you haven't got any DIY projects on the list for this weekend (scarily I have 9...

The pictures above can give you some inspiration on how to decorate clothes with pins. put safety pins between two points of fabric separated by a seam It will look like the fabric is kept together with the pinsuse pins as they were beads,use them to make a drawing.Draw a shape with a chalk...

Take some inspiration from the pictures above.

Today DIY inspiration is rope. Ropes are easy to handle, come in a wide variety of colours,shapes,dimensions.You can istantly decorate something with ropes. 1) They are great with tassels and you can immediately make a belt with the rope used to tie curtains. 2) You can experiment some knots...

The footwear that came down the S/S12 runway was killer and has inspired in me more DIYs than is probably healthy... This summer I won't be able to resist making myself some runway inspired foot action. Here are some ideas for you. - Altuzarra - Cover pointed toe heels in bright floral...

As usual I kept my eyes peeled for DIY inspiration on the runways, working out what projects I'll be doing come next autumn/winter. Here's a little round up of just some of the details that caught my eye. 3.1 Phillip Lim - Clear collars caught my eye straight away, and peplums created by...

 

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