DIY Chicago Cubs Sparkle Gear

YOUR FAVORITE CUBS FANS ARE BACK IN ACTION! I’ve again partnered with Bianca of Mhm That Girl to bring you more sparkly goodness. Our last post focused on scrumptious “W” flag cookies (read it here!) so we decided to glam it up for this one – hence the overly-crystallized but OH SO RIGHT hats, tees and … Continue Reading

DIY Sunglasses Chain

Give your sunnies some love with a good dose of sparkle – courtesy a DIY sunglasses chain! Mix colors, textures and bead styles to create everything from a classically glam look to a bright boho statement. I created this easily with eyepins and beads/connectors, then attached those to a bit of chain – add sunglasses … Continue Reading


Mermaid hues of seafoam green, coral orange and cerulean blue mix and mingle in these handmade DIY bandana accessories. Much like my Crystal Hippie Headwrap, gemstones, crystals, accents and more come together for a bohemian bunch of goodness. Wear these as stylish headwraps, or even as statement chokers. To make some of your own, grab bandanas at … Continue Reading

DIY Hair bun cuffs

You wear jewelry around your neck, wrists, and in your ears – why not make some jewelry for your hair? With this DIY Hair Bun Cuff tutorial, I take feathers, crystals, bangle bases and glue and create sparkly hair jewelry. Check out the FULL post on my CraftPaperScissors page here!

DIY Hair Ring Charms

My pretties….these DIY Hair Ring Charms come together in minutes – but add a bohemian flair to any braid or updo. I quickly added them to my braid for this pic – but I love adding them to buns as well. The rings simply twist open and closed and are lightweight – add charms or … Continue Reading

Crystal Moccasins +DIY

Crystal moccasins? Why not?! These summery accessories are great for music festivals, parades, arcades, picnics, carnivals and more. Wouldn’t you agree? Just some quick sewing and gluing will have your tired moccasins looking supa’ fresh in no time. I think the mix of colors here and those cool iridescent rhinestone flat backs mix perfectly. Seed … Continue Reading

crystal mandala headpiece

  The perfect accessory for all my gypsies, this crystal beaded headband is so intensely sparkly, yet so quick to make. The key?! Beaded chain. Saves you seriously hours of connecting beads ‘cuz it’s premade. Like who doesn’t like that?! Anyway, most of the materials I’m using here are all jewelry making supplies by Pandahall. … Continue Reading

beach goddess shell clips

I have a LOT of shells laying around. I collect them from beaches I’ve been to, and sort of just save them up, for, well, things like this. I already did a post about Mermaid Trinket Dangles where I mixed these seaside offerings with vintage chandelier crystals and pearls. But, here, is art you can wear; … Continue Reading

vintage lace headband diy

A mix of lace, gilded fabric, pearls, rhinestones and ribbon make for a very vintage-looking accessory! As you may know, I am not a huge fan of sewing. Reason 1: I’m not real good at it. Reason 2: My sewing machine sucks. There may be a correlation there. Anyways, this tutorial isn’t as much sewing … Continue Reading

carnivàle sparkle sunglasses +diy

So if you frequent my blog you obviously have already acknowledged my obsession with gems. I’ve embellished shoes, hats, shirts, nails and more – but never sunglasses. Well, my friends, now is the time. These faux Prada glasses (find them here) were kind of plain – and I needed a way to dress them up.So … Continue Reading