A Dash of D.I.Y.

D.I.Y. in the eyes of a broke, thrifty, fashion loving, wannabe stylist, 17 year old.

Category: DIY

DIY Denim Pencil Case With Skull


During the summer season, I know I definitely followed the trend of cutting old, high waisted pants into shorts! The result of that was having a LOT of extra denim pant legs, and I knew that denim, the durable fabric that it is, needed to be made into something that I would get a lot of use out of. I decided on making a pencil case/makeup bag. I’d be able to put my writing utensils and/or makeup supplies without being worried that they would bleed through to the other side. My choice to paint a skull on it was purely out of boredom, but I am very pleased with the result of my design. Also, I decided to add the mint green zipper because I liked the pastel color against the light washed denim! To read how to do it, click below!

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DIY Glitter iPhone Wallet Case

To start off this DIY, I would like to say thank you for everybody who is checking out my blog 🙂 It really means a lot!


So this all started when my friend opened up her Michael Kors iPhone Wristlet. The second I saw it, I HAD to have it! Unfortunately at the time I was unemployed and broke, so an $80 phone case was out of the question. Nevertheless, I still had to have one so I went on eBay and searched for a used one and there still weren’t any in my price range. I ended up stumbling across a plain white wallet case being sold by the ton from China for around $3 and I ordered it right away knowing I could do SOMETHING with it! And that bring us here to my next DIY!

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