DIY Frayed Denim

Worn, torn, fringed, patched, frayed . . . denim is, hands down, my favorite medium to destroy, mend, dye, embellish, and reconstruct. And what better way to scout inspiration than out on the streets. Better yet, the streets…

DIY Sashiko Denim Repair (Boro)

Boro is the age old Japanese art of mending textiles and is literally translated as rags or scraps of cloth. As far back as the 17th century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing…

DIY Printed Marbled Pillows

Ever since we first played around with paper marbling, using shaving cream and food coloring, I haven’t been able to stop. Not only is fun, it’s absolutely addicting. Perhaps it’s because you are able to…

DIY Rope Bag

I’ve had instructions on how-to-sew-rope-bowls saved to my Pinterest “to do” board for awhile now. A few weekends ago, I finally got around to making a few delightful baskets that were surprisingly easy to make. However, they…

DIY Tassel Greek Sandals

I live for the moments when I come across a material or element that has the potential to spark an infinite amount of ideas. When I spotted these mini silk tassels, from this gem of…

DIY Jeweled Sandals

It was my love of “making things” that inspired the start of HonestlyWTF nearly 5 years ago. I was determined to prove that the D in DIY didn’t stand for disposable. With the right supplies and effort in attention…

DIY Tassel Sandals

We’ve got a tassel obsession. Put them on anything and well, we’re sold. Isabel Marant, Jimmy Choo and MSGM are just a few of the designers that have been enticing us with their tassel embellished sandals season after…