A nice surprise

October 8, 2012

My manager surprised me with a fashion origami set! Can’t wait to try it out!

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Got a peek of the store from the outside before all the madness this morning on Powell street.

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Materials:
•sequins (< $5 at craft stores)
•shoelaces ($1 @ dollar store) *just 1 lace will be used*
•scissors
•tape
•needle & thread (Thread color depending on shoelace color)

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1. Take one Shoelace and fold in the middle. Tie a knot so that it makes a loop at the end. You now have two ends. Tape shoelace loop to a flat surface to begin.

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2. Take needle & thread & pierce through shoelace loop. This needle and thread will be used throughout the bracelet so make sure it’s long enough to work with.

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3. Take one sequin and poke needle through the center hole and pull thread through.

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4. Loop thread under the right shoelace from outside in and poke needle through sequin again but from underneath- up. Pull thread through.

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5. Loop the thread under left shoelace from outside in. Your thread should be in the center of both shoelaces. Repeat with different color sequin until length desired.

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6. After you’ve made your length, sew the 2 shoelaces together in the middle. Choose a button that will fit the loop at the top of your bracelet. Sew that button on the end of your bracelet.

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7. Cut off extra shoelace ends.

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8. And there you have the finished product!

How’d you do?

Today I wore… 100512

October 5, 2012

Going through Mom’s vintage closet and found a seafoam green polyester button up top with fabric buttons and cuff sleeves.

Found this mauve colored off the shoulder bag with double zipper and a detachable strap at St. Vincent for only $3

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DIY Simple Business cards

October 3, 2012

I was looking into possibly ordering some business cards online for my career or just for networking, but realized that many FREE business cards aren’t free at all. Also, most websites offer only bulks of 200+. Didn’t feel like I needed all that many Business cards especially if I am planning on looking into other opportunities, So I decided to make my own!

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70’s Fall color nails

October 2, 2012

I’ve been seeing a trend in colors in the window displays as I’m walking to work. Lots of maroon and mint complimentary color combinations in outfits to look good for the fall season.

In this DIY nail inspiration page, I posted a picture of some of the mannequins at Forever 21 in Downtown San Francisco that would match the color combination on my nails. The pattern I got from a vintage 70’s print tee one of my co-workers was wearing and decided to make that the main pattern on my nail.

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