Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Customize: Shoelaces from lace


I recently bought myself new sneakers. I'm don't usually wear sneakers much, but these were so adorable that I just had to have them. But, I didn't like the laces that much. They just weren't really ME. So, I made custom laces to make these sneaker my own. Now I'm in love!

If you'd like to make yourself some custom laces, here's the step by step tutorial:

Monday, July 30, 2012

Refashionista: Floral maxiskirt

I've been a refashionista for a long time and I have to say, I'm kind of addicted. I love the rush I get from transforming an unwanted garment into a must-have item. Especially when it's so quick and easy. You'll definitely see a lot of refashions on this blog. First up is a dress to skirt transformation.


This was not meant to be a tutorial, but the steps are easy:

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Hello & Welcome!

Necklace via Gabby's bazaar

It's been a long time coming and now it's here. A completely new beginning. A new blog and soon a new business. Ladies, Pearls & Scissors will officially open its virtual doors to the public on Monday the 30th of July. I'm so excited, I can't even believe it yet!

Pearls and Scissors will include everything I'm passionate about. I will share with you:
  • Eco DIY ideas and tutorials - recycling + up-cycling projects for your wardrobe + your home.
  • Beauty tips and tricks - hair style inspiration + tutorials + DIY beauty product tutorials 
  • Green living snippets + projects + tips
  • My business journey - join me on the journey of creating my brand new business + learn from my mistakes
  • and SO much more!

I hope you will join me on this crazy ride. I can't wait! I'm literally bursting with creativity and ideas right now. See you soon!