Category Archives: DIY

DIY Hanging Flower Installation

01/28/15

DIY hanging floral installation | sugar and cloth DIY hanging floral installation | sugar and cloth

photos by Jared Smith

If you follow along on Instagram, you might recognize this DIY hanging flower installation from a video sneak peek that I shared on Sunday, and trust me, I’m just as giddy over it as you were! It’s a project I’ve been wanting to make for a while now, and the new studio was the perfect white backdrop for it.

I also love the photos Jared took of the finished piece (how awesome is this one below?!), and the fact that he helped me hang every last stem in the middle of a sunny, Friday afternoon while I was battling a severe case of hangry-ness. Somewhere in the middle of the frantic flowering it was true love even if we were way too checked out once everything was done to enjoy it at the time…

DIY hanging floral installation | sugar and cloth

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DIY Wooden Polaroid Displays (& video tutorial!)

01/27/15

DIY wooden polaroid stands | sugar and cloth DIY wooden polaroid stands | sugar and cloth

photos by Jared Smith, video by Kelly Christine

I love that you all went crazy over last year’s DIY wooden polaroid gift set, but there was just one little thing missing for them: a stand.  We solved that problem by making these DIY wooden polaroid displays that make for the perfect desk additions or home decor trinkets. Even better, you can make the displays in almost no time flat and DIY along to our second ever video tutorial for them too!

The polaroid portion is the same easy steps as last year, which you can find right here. Once you have your wooden frames ready to go, you’re all set for making the displays…

 

DIY wooden polaroid stands | sugar and cloth

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DIY Lip Patterned Gift Wrap

01/23/15

DIY lip patterned gift wrap | sugar and cloth DIY lip patterned gift wrap | sugar and cloth

photos by Jared Smith

Nothing says I love you more than lots and lots and lots of kisses, but nothing says germs and smeared lipstick that won’t ever dry on real paper more than a gift covered in real lipstick kisses. Lucky for you, they have these things called stamps that make all of those problems go away, and it makes this DIY lip patterned gift wrap twice as appealing.

I should also mention that this might not be the best idea to make for your boyfriend for Valentine’s day. Not because it’s not super cute enough, but because anyone who won’t take the time to Instagram it first won’t appreciate the abnormal amount of time it will take you to create this pattern on any gift bigger than 5×5 inches in size. But hey, if you are dating that kind of guy, congratulations and be sure to have him tag #mysugarandcloth so we can all see it! (#shamelessplug)…

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DIY XOXO Throw Blanket

01/22/15

DIY XOXO Throw Blanket | sugar and cloth DIY XOXO Throw Blanket | sugar and cloth

photos by Jared Smith

You guys, we have been DIY’ing like mad people over here lately, and there’s still plenty more to come. To spread the love, I’m helping welcome Chelsea’s newest addition to the club by sharing this DIY XOXO throw blanket over on her blog while she’s spending a little extra time bonding with Mr. Henry, so be sure to check it out!

And don’t forget to enter to win my bike! Because first comes love, then picnic bicycle dates, and then little Henry’s. Don’t worry, I’m still in the bicycle phase for now.

 

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