Memorial Day means one thing…SUMMER! And whether you’re back home or still on campus, the upcoming three day weekend is the perfect time to throw yourself and your friends a BBQ to kick off the summer season. To celebrate, we’re sharing some of our favorite BBQ ideas, recipes, and DIY’s to get your party started in style (and on a budget!)
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FRINGED T-SHIRT SCARF – from AllDayChic.com
Materials: t-shirt, scissors
1. Cut your t-shirt all the way across, just under the armpits
2. Cut roughly 20cm fringes all along the bottom of the shirt (front and back)
3. Stretch each fringe for a longer, thinner result
4. Knot the fringes together in pairs of two.
5. Take one fringe from [...]
When you only have 15 minutes until your next class but realize you have to fold your freshly dried laundry before it wrinkles, what do you do? You probably just bunch it together, throw it in the drawer, and let everything get wrinkled (again). I found this great video on YouTube that teaches you how to fold your shirts in 2 SECONDS! This video will help you save so much time and avoided the [...]
A couple weeks ago, I saw this beautiful, delicate, and simple DIY for a lace doily candle holder on Pinterest, and I knew I had to try it. It seemed easy enough!
What You'll Need:
Lace doiliesA balloonMod PodgeA foam brushCleaning suppliesA LOT of patience
What You'll Do:
Step One: Blow up your balloon. After, soak your doilies in the Mod Podge. And really, really soak it in.
Our next Pintern Challenge installment features our blogger, Myles, from Berklee College of Music. His second project is the PERFECT gift for music lovers, so check it out!
Hopefully, one thing your parents did not throw out over the years is their vinyl album collection. Converting your vinyl album into a clock might sound a little strange but, once it is finished, it looks awesome. If your do [...]
Our Pintern Summer Challenge is in full swing! Our Guest blogger, Katherine, is on to her next project...this time putting some beautiful photos to good use.
If you’re like many people, you have taken tons of great photos that you’d love to put to use. Or, if you’re like me, you’re in desperate need of wall décor for your dorm room, and have friends who gladly share their artsy [...]
Summer is upon us. As the seasons change over, we leave behind the muted pastels of spring and dive right into the pool of neons anxiously awaiting us. With this vibrant color palette comes a new batch of Do-It-Yourself Projects just waiting to be attempted. We decided to start with an updated twist on a childhood favorite: tie-dying. Rather than traditional tie-dye techniques, we used neon fabric [...]
Our next Pintern Challenge project features our Guest Blogger, Sydney. She'll be sprucing up some plain bobby pins, just in time for summer! Summertime isn’t exactly the best time for good hair days. Heat and humidity calls for putting your hair up or styling it away from your face. My solution is always grabbing a few bobby pins and pinning the hair around my face back into small braids. The pr [...]
Our next Pintern Challenge installment features our blogger, Katherine, of the University of Pennsylvania. She'll showcase her efforts at a DIY Pencil Holder!
I saw this pin on Pinterest, and the concept seemed so simple. All I would have to do is cut and fold. Spoiler alert: it wasn’t that easy.
Materials (Here is the Printed Pattern):
Cardstock (I used manila folders)ScissorsA [...]
Next blogger up is Myles of Berklee College of Music! He decided to go with this simple and delicious recipe-in-a-mug.
Yesterday I was in the mood for creamy Macaroni and Cheese, but only had 10 minutes before I had to run out the door. So I went right on to Pinterest and found this great recipe that took a little over 4 minutes. Plus, it only has a few ingredients and it’s much health [...]