DIY Metallic Envelope Clutch

diymetallicclutch_introHi everyone!  Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

I’ve teamed up with the dress e-tailer London Times to do 2 DIYs featuring their dresses.  The first of two is up on their blog today: a DIY Metallic Envelope Clutch (made from a plastic file folder, some felt…and a surprising metallic material!) Click through to find out what it is and how to make one yourself…

Read How to Make a DIY Metallic Envelope Clutch on the London Times Blog


Happy DIY’ing!



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Current Obsession: DIY Minx Manicure with Nail Rocks Nail Wraps

How many of us have been drooling over the chic-ness of the metallic Minx manicure since it debuted a few years back?

Being someone who loves metals, I’ve been dying to get my hands on one – well, get one on my hands, really – for ages.  But the $40+ pricetag (for a set of nails that barely lasts 2 weeks) has been a big deterrent.

Now, Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish Strips have been out awhile in drugstores here in the U.S. – but though there are glitters there are no true metals offered in the line.:-(  So I was on the hunt for something similar – that could mimic that Minx look for less.

Enter Nail Rocks Nail Wraps (for a mere $11.55 from  (And with Free Shipping to the U.S. too – how about that?)  With a little fiddling (and a home hairdryer) that gorgeous liquid metal manicure can be yours for a fraction of the cost. Here’s how to use them:

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