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June 2014

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DIY Upholstered Patterned Ottoman

Having reupholstered my fair share of patterned furniture, I feel like I have concocted the best and easiest method for reupholstering an ottoman with patterned fabric for unprofessional decorators. Keeping the pattern seamless to the eye and maintaining the integrity of the fabric’s design is daunting if you cut the fabric too much. This tutorial explains how you can upholster your storage ottman like a pro in less than an hour and will save you lots of money whether you…

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DIY Chanel Camelia Flower Pin

Chanel Camelia Pin

Rolling right along with the re-purposing fabrics theme, this DIY Chanel Camelia flower pin is super easy and gives your fabric scraps a fabulous new life. The Chanel Camelia flower is one of the most iconic accessories of all time, and it’s spawned millions of copycat styles, this one now included. I altered a Chanel newsprint blouse and saved the extra fabric not knowing what I would do with it down the line until I found myself lusting after a…

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Striped Peplum Dress and Rainbow Pumps

Jeffrey Campbell Solitare Pump

Dress: Lili’s Closet via Anthropologie. Bag: Chanel. Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell via NastyGal (also obsessed with this color and will pull the trigger at the first markdown). Bag: Chanel. Sunglasses: Karen Walker. Necklace: Jennifer Zeuner. Bracelets: Bash & Bow, c/o JCPenney (also love this color), J.Crew. Rings: Ultimate, Forever21. Nails: Essie Fashion Playground (hands). Lip: Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Tesoro. This outfit feels like straight up pajamas. The dress is the softest sweatshirt ever, made to look like a peplum dress, and…

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DIY Scarf Canvas Art

DIY Chanel Silk Canvas Art

If you’re a silk scarf lover, you know that the first thing to die in their lives is their edges. Because of this, you can score major deals on couture pieces at consignment or thrift stores and eBay, and this easy DIY project is the perfect way to re-purpose them. I had snagged a gorgeous vintage Chanel silk scarf for about $30 because some of the edges were coming undone, and I always knew it would end up on my…

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