DIY Embroidered Sunglasses

What do you do when the probability of scoring a pair of Ulyana Sergeenko‘s embroidered sunglasses is, at best, 1 in a million? Do it yourself, of course. Though I couldn’t replicate these folk-inspired sunnies at nearly the same degree (we’re talking couture after all), I was able to add just the right amount of embroidery for a similar effect. So, what do you say? Grab a pair of inexpensive sunglasses and let’s get stitchin’!

You’ll need:

  • a pair of sunglasses with plastic lenses
  • embroidery floss
  • hand held drill (I used a Dremel, last used here)
  • 3/64″ drill bit
  • thin needle
  • scissors
  • felt tip marker
  • nail polish remover

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Bellerose Spring 2013

Putting a rebellious and outdoorsy twist on east coast prep, Bellerose is simply killing it with their spring lookbook. I love the layering of plaid, stripes, neutrals, and camo accessorized with socks under booties, braids in the hair and of course, colorful parrots propped on the shoulder. Polly want a cracker?


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Little Drawers

Vintage letterpress drawers, card catalogs, printer drawers and apothecary cabinets are all perfect places to store your tiny treasures. I’ve been keeping my eye out for a letterpress drawer for a long time before I starting looking online at Etsy and Ebay. And it turns out Craigslist came to my rescue with someone giving away seven letterpress drawers for free. Bingo. Persistence is key!

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