Category Archives: DIY

DIY Colorblocked Barn Door

01/16/15

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Okay, I’m going to attempt to make a very, very long story short here with this DIY. I had been imagining this awesome, mod sliding door for the new studio, and at first I was picturing it to be white with multi-colored brush strokes like my DIY watercolor cake. Then Jared convinced me that would be too intense and that I should go a different route, so then I was thinking about making it white with gold midcentury starbursts patterned all over, but then those got lost in the mail and finally arrived two weeks late and were NOT cute. I repeat, not cute (I can’t stand mismatched golds close together!). Alas, I went with an old favorite, colorblocking, to bring you this DIY colorblock barn door.

I tell you all of this just to reassure myself that I’ve not completely lost my mind in the middle of all of this renovating business, and I’m not-so-secretly hoping you’re going to tell me that you have all made a million and one changes to your home improvement strategies (and a million trips to Lowe’s) before you got to “the one”. Sheesh! A thousand hours on Pinterest couldn’t even have prepped me for that amount of on the spot decision making, my friends!

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DIY Color Dipped Clothes Hangers

01/15/15

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photos by Jared Smith

With it being “winter” here in Houston for the last month and a half, I’ve finally decided to create a cute designated space for our coats and bags that isn’t the middle of the meeting table and every chair back in the room. We got this legit brass clothes hanger from Avelere that was begging me for a pop of color, so I came up with these DIY color dipped clothes hangers.

Yes, I know, you’re now all wondering why I would randomly have clothes hanging from our studio coat rack. Well my friends, I have to keep the mystery of the studio alive a little bit or you’ll have already seen everything by the time the studio launch party and tour rolls around! Plus a non-studioesque setting would be more relatable to most for everyday use anyways. Speaking of which, if you’re a household with lots of littles running around, color coded hangers might be the perfect weekend DIY for making everyone a designated foyer space!

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DIY Polka Dot Bicycle Basket

01/13/15

Cruise around in style when Spring and Summer roll around with this DIY polka dot bicycle basket! | sugar & cloth Cruise around in style when Spring and Summer roll around with this DIY polka dot bicycle basket! | sugar & cloth photos by Jared Smith

Not to go all 8 years old on you by bragging about my sweet new bike or anything, but it wouldn’t be true to form if I didn’t DIY a little something for it, so I’m justifying it as something that most 26 year old girls do in this instance. You have to admit, she’s a pretty sassy looking little thing with this DIY polka dot bicycle basket, huh?!

I’ll spare you the super uncomfortable part of the conversation where I decide to name her something like Lola, and then whisk off into the dusk with my basket full of flowers and sunshine beaming from her pedals. Totally not going to do that to you. BUT, I will tease you a little with saying this a part of an upcoming partnership with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. where one luck reader will get to win their very own Lola, er, I mean bike, but we’ll get to that in a few weeks! For now, the DIY… Cruise around in style when Spring and Summer roll around with this DIY polka dot bicycle basket! | sugar & cloth Read More

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DIY Sequin Marquee Heart

01/09/15

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photos by Jared Smith

When I realized how much you all loved my sequin ampersand project, I knew I had to take one for the team and make an even more glamorous version with this DIY sequin marquee heart. Plus I don’t really need that much of a reason to buy a marquee heart in the first place, so the slightest hint of a DIY project on the horizon really sealed the deal for me.

If you’re planning a “Gal”entine’s brunch (or wedding!) anytime soon, you know your name is all over this! In case you’re not a heart gal, you can use this same tutorial for any size or shape marquee light, too. Just promise not to make one for your boyfriend as a Valentine’s gift and then tell him I told you to do it when he drops it like it’s hot….

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