Effie Trinket Costume

Halloween is my favorite holiday and I take it pretty seriously. I started looking for elements of this look several months ago. First I ordered the wig. Then I scowered the earth in search of a worthing suit or dress that had the Capital Style we are all fond of. I found it pinning on Pinterest one … Read more

50 Shades of Grey Halloween DIY

50 Shades of Grey is the hotest book of the year. I recently read it for my book club and realized it would make a great halloween costume. I started searching for as many shades of gray that I could find online. I found 50 shades of gray using google. To complete the look you … Read more

Miss Scarlet Clue Costume

Miss Scarlet from Clue by aprilgolightly featuring a silk evening dress off the shoulder dress formal

Matching Bracelets & Necklace DIY

Matching Bracelets & Necklace DIY

I found an amazing necklace this weekend that I liked so much that I bought two of them. One I kept as a necklace and the other I deconstructed into 9 super cute bracelets. I used 5 pearl beads to add some class to my pile of beads. They look great all together and mix with other arm candy. Stay tuned on other ways to wear these bracelets.

Bracelet and Necklace DIY

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Colored Leather Loafer DIY

 Ingredients Loafers (leather or faux leather will work) Tarrago Leather Paint Tarrago Leather Preparer Leather Application Sponge (comes in Tarrago kit) Mixing brush (comes in Tarrago kit) Drop cloth (large garbage works) Masking Tape Paper Towel Inspiration Step 1 Find some leather 0r faux leather loafers that are so boring in an traditional color like … Read more

Don’t Let Earrings Weigh You Down DIY

Don’t Let Your Earrings Weigh You Down DIY by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com Don’t let your earrings weigh down your ears. At a very young age, my father warned me about what happens to earlobes after years of wearing heavy earrings. I’ve been wearing studs every since. Over the past few years, I have branched out … Read more

Burberry Inspired Beaded Sandals DIY

Burberry set the trend for sandals this spring season with these amazing beaded sandals. Ingredients Black Sandals 4 Different Color Beads that are the same size & shape (I used black, blue, green and yellow.) Black Colored Copper Wire (I used 24 gauge.) Large Needle (I purchased the needle from the Crochet Section of A.C. … Read more