Inspiration Board: Stop buying everything… DIY something

28 Oct
Karboojeh’s philosophy revolves around the idea that we don’t need to buy everything, with a little patience, we can create some of the things we’d like to buy. The beauty of making your own “gift” is that the outcome will be unique, with your own style and imagination gently poured into it.

It is true there are things you can’t make, like staplers, scissors, and pliers (which are perfect tools for making something), but there are plenty of other things you can make yourself, and all you need to do is buy a few cheap materials to make a one-of-a-kind art piece, pencil holder, necklace, or even decorative mirror.


Here is a crafts & fashion DIY mix, hand-picked as today’s inspiration board:


– Made by Girl: I love this blog. She doesn’t blog DIYs as such but her art & aesthetic are so inspiring. I love her wall paintings, and she takes the best photos; such as these two (from her Cocoa and Hearts online gallery)…


– Tip Junkie: This blog can give you a HUGE doze of DIY. From home decor, befores and afters, to home accessorizing, this blog is a huge database for ideas & projects.


Fashion DIY 101: This relatively-new blog belongs to my WordPress Pal, Jenna, she has original & great ideas on how to make cute, personalized fashion items. And she is one of the sweetest bloggers ever.


– Glitter ‘N Glue: I mean, oh my God, how did I not know about this blog before! I got to know about Glitter & Glue today, and I got instantly blown away. A seasoned, creative, blogger, with lots of ideas, videos, and DIY events with known brands & magazines, like Vogue Teen, and Seventeen.


If I were to list all the cool blogs I like, I think we will be counting them in the hundreds. I shall try to post more blogs in the coming future, inshAllah.

4 Responses to “Inspiration Board: Stop buying everything… DIY something”

  1. Kimbercrafts November 18, 2011 at 3:26 am #

    The “DIY instead of buy” philosophy is something I also strongly believe in – such a great sentiment. Thanks for the crafty blog recommendations – I’m off to check them out now. I love finding new inspiration! :)

  2. fashiondiy101 October 30, 2011 at 10:45 am #

    aww… you’re really sweet! thanks for the mention karboojeh!<3 mwuah!


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