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...

As you can see chains can be incorporated in a crochet top to make see throught spots and rows or you can crochet the border of a chain (one side or both) to make necklaces,bag handles or belts. To make a Chanel inspired chain you can crochet one side in pale pink, the other in black. Metal...

We just couldn't resist getting our hands on some of those jagged edged, violet colored amethyst and crystal gems. Check out our latest haute DIY below! What you'll need: 16 inches of chain 5 raw crystal or amethyst beds 2 jump rings clasp 6 inches of 24 gauge wire Step 1 - Cut two 8 inch...

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...

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...

My friend Anna of South Molton St Style made some inspired by these Purl Bee Paint Pail Mittens. For her version Anna used the neon tote bag tutorial that I put up last week over at Harper's BAZAAR. The mix of neon and neutrals is so right and I'm so very happy to see neon transitioning...

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...

Dip Dye DIY – I spotted Andy with his hand painted Alexander Wang Diego Bucket Bag on Spring Street in Soho and had to know more about his DIY job. He'd been taking measures to keep his bone colored bag flawless, then decided to just paint it, which just involved rubbing it with acetone, then...

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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