Revamped: Old espadrilles

THH Difficulty level: Tedious What you’ll need: Old pair of espadrilles Fabric paint Paint brush Wash the espadrilles the day before and let it dry before you start painting Paint the shoes as desired Dab some water onto the brush and blend the colour in Et, Voila!

DIY: Natural tie dye

THH Difficulty level: Tedious Time taken:  about 2 hours to make the material What you will need: – Material of choice (I used a cheesecloth, but you can use any natural fabric like cotton, viscose or even silk) – clean bucket – 250g salt – rubber bands if required (I just knotted the fabric itself)…

Upcycled: Bead necklace/belt

THH difficulty level – Easy peasy Time taken – 25 minutes What you’ll need: – beads of choice with a large hole that’s able to go through fabric – excess scrap material stitched together to make a cord/belt – sewing machine or needle and thread 1. Take the extra material and fold together so that…

DIY: Fringe earrings

I had some extra tassel fringe lying around and needed a pair of statement earrings. THH Difficulty Level: Easy-peasy Time taken: Less than 5 minutes What you’ll need: A pair of pliers 2 bangles 2 pieces of fringe material needle and thread Wrap the fringe around the middle of the bangle and stitch it around…

DIY: Drop tassel earrings

Tassels are everywhere, you honestly can’t seem to get too much of them. Here’s a simple way to create drop earrings until 5 minutes THH Difficulty level: Easy-peasy Time taken: Less than 5 minutes What you’ll need: A pair of scissors Needle and thread 2 earring hooks Tassels Get a threaded needle (make sure it…

Revamped: Pimp my plimsoll

So I had these very old pair of plimsolls that I bought from Italy when my four year-old Havaianas decided to leave me barefoot in the middle of Naples. Luckily, an Alcott store was just around the corner and I grabbed this pair for £5. I’m not a plimsoll kinda girl and this pair was…

DIY: Homemade exfoliating soap

Making soap is actually not as difficult as I thought it would be… That is, if you cheat and use an existing soap as the base! After many Pinterest posts (how did I function before this App?) and rummaging through my kitchen condiments, I thought I’d play around with it and give it a go….

DIY: Colour pop pom pom earrings

While clearing out my boxes of trinkets and what-nots, I found a pack of colorful Pom poms I purchased from a trip to Thailand a good year or two ago. I always thought I’d use it on a dress but after finding some old bangles, I thought it could convert them into quirky and colourful…