DIY Choker

Chain and Charm In the past few years, chokers have made a major comeback. There are so many styles out now, that it is pretty much impossible not to love them! Although, due to their wild popularity, it is possible to find affordable ones, nothing beats a good DIY. This choker is one of my…

Simple DIY Hygiene Products

I’m all about doing everything that I can to reduce my ecological footprint. Climate change and global warming are real things and, even if I can’t singlehandedly reverse them, I want to do everything that I can. After all, it all starts with one person, right? I’ve been really into making my own personal hygiene…

DIY Sunglasses Display

As I move into my new room, I’m trying to focus on creating a space that makes me feel zen. I want to come home, close my door, and instantly feel at ease. I love being in nature. I love the thought of humans coexisting on this planet with other living species. I find it…

DIY Calming Face Spray

This is so easy, I don’t know if I am even allowed to call it a DIY. All you need is a spray bottle, water, and lavender essential oil. I love lavender essential oil. Breathing it in instantly relieves anxiety. I keep it on me at all times; sometimes I even put a drop on…

DIY Stress Balls

Supplies: 2 Balloons 2 Cups of Corn Starch, an Extra Handful Water Empty Water Bottle Mixing Bowl Funnel Scissors Step 1: In the mixing bowl, mix 2 cups of corn starch with approximately one cup of water. Step 2: Using the funnel, transfer the mixture into an empty water bottle. Poke a hole at the…

DIY Hot Sack

Supplies: Scissors Fabric Needle and Thread Rice Essential Oil Step 1: Cut the fabric into your desired shape and size. With the wrong side out, sew two sides shut so there is one open side. Flip it right side out. Step 2: Fill the pouch with rice and a few drops of essential oil. Step 3:…

DIY: Distressed Denim

“Did you get those pants for half price?” Said by every dad in the world when their child walks down the stairs in ripped jeans. Wouldn’t that have been nice? Actually, I’m pretty sure it cost me double for a hole in each knee. Ripping jeans yourself is a form of art. It might look…

DIY Gifts on a Budget

I speak from experience when I say holiday shopping can be a traumatic experience. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love shopping for other people, but, with a tight wallet, it can be hard to find the perfect gift. But, where there is a will, there is a way! The way? Do It Yourself! Here…

Upcycle: Tapestry Trick

I think tapestries are key in achieving the maximum boho-cozy-Tumblr-esque space. Who doesn’t want that? Especially at this time of the year. Both of these tapestries can be purchased from Urban Outfitters for $34. I scavenged the web to find these two that aren’t so bad, but, tapestries can get pretty pricey. Naturally, I still managed to find a…

DIY Fashion Wallpaper

If you’ve got one ugly or bland wall and don’t know what to do with it, here’s an idea: cover it with your favourite magazine pages! Since my landlord wouldn’t allow me to paint, I did this to one of the walls in my room at school and I love the way it turned out….

DIY: High-Waisted Shorts

Thrift stores are a great place to go if you’re looking for 90’s inspired high-waisted shorts. Seriously, the jeans you’ll find probably are from the 90’s! I found the perfect pair of jeans from a local thrift store for $6. All I needed to do was cut them into shorts and take a cheese grater…

DIY: Storage Drawers

When you’re on a tight budget, sometimes you just have to make do with what you’ve got. In order to save some money when moving into my new room, I brought with me these plastic drawers that were hidden away in the basement of my old home (I have 3 of them!). Besides the fact…