Tag: Cold Weather

DIY: Leather Fringe Gloves

Looking for a fun way to upgrade chic, but basic gloves? This tutorial shows you how to DIY a pair of average leather gloves into a high-fashion, cold-weather accessory by using fun leather fringe! DSC_0867What You’ll Need:

2” Faux Leather Cut Fringe*

Leather gloves (H&M)

Needle and thread

Scissors

DSC_08711. Take your fringe trim and measure on the outside of the glove.

DSC_08732. Cut to size.

DSC_08753. Sew on the fringe around the opening of the gloves.

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*This item is currently unavailable. Check out our full selection of leather trims.

Leather Glove DIY Roundup

Leather gloves are definitely a high-fashion way to keep your digits from freezing off! But if basic leather gloves are a little boring, upgrade them with these fun DIY alternatives!

DSC_0378+web (1)Upgrade a basic pair of leather or faux-leather gloves with this fun Chanel-inspired DIY!

Final-11Brit+Co. gives us three luxe options for leather gloves!

Screen-Shot-2013-12-18-at-10.44.07-AMHere are two ways to add some edge to your leather with the addition of studs!

gloves2Need added warmth? Extend those gloves with a form-fitting sleeve!

 

Winter Headband DIY Roundup

Headbands are the perfect cold weather solution for those who want to keep their hair on display, or find fumbling around with hats to be frustrating. Here are some ways to make them yourself!

Fleece Headband from Delia Creates

Delia Creates shows you how to make the headband above, and has a ton of other adorable alterations like bows and roses.

Braided Headband from Scarffaces

Remember that beautiful braided headwrap from yesterday’s post? This tutorial from Scarffaces shows you how to make your own!

Headband from Craft Snob

If you’ve never knit before, this tutorial from Craft Snob is the perfect introduction.You’ll learn a new skill AND get a cute headband out of the ordeal. Everybody wins. Or you just win twice.

Faux Fur Headband from Marly Made

This winter headband from Marly Made has everything the doctor ordered. It looks exceptionally warm, and in it you will look exceptionally cool. Just grab some faux fur trim, and you’re ready to go!

Headband Earmuffs from Studs and Pearls

This headband/earmuff combo DIY from Studs and Pearls is so cute and elegant! Get the warmth of  the earmuffs but the style of the headband. Brilliant!

So what are you waiting for? Get your DIY on today for a warmer and cuter tomorrow!

 

Cold Weather Comforts

The last few days have been painfully cold on the East, and the terrible road conditions make for a perfect weekend to be a homebody. For the next two days we’re basking in the warmth of our cozy comforts: socks, sweaters, blankets. What’s so wonderful about being stuck inside during a weekend? We’re glad you asked.

Long Socks and Celestial Pajamas

Cozy Wool Socks and Blanket

Wool Socks with Red Band

On a chilly winter day a pair of wool socks become your two best friends to keep your toes warm wherever you go.

White Bedding with Coffee

Tea and Slippers

Wool Moose Print Blanket

Nothing like a thick blanket to keep chills at bay! These lazy weekends are great for staying in bed and keeping cozy.

Cozy Warm Candles

Pile of Gray Sweaters

Lounging in chunky sweaters, flannel pajamas and warm fuzzy slippers doesn’t sound like a bad night.

Lavender Hot Chocolate

And let’s not even get started on the warm beverage front. So grab your favorite blanket, invite your cat or dog on the couch “just this once”, and stream Orange Is the New Black on Netflix because while the forecast outside is cold, you’ll be doing just fine inside.